Blogs & Stories

This has been my 8 th mission with MSF and the destination is South Kivu in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). I will be there for three months mainly for the purpose of coaching the national doctors and upgrade their surgical skill. For me, it's a...
As the only surgeon in the project and even in the whole region where I was I needed to be on call 24/7 all the time once I started working. 24/7 means 24 hours a day and 7 days a week, and that means I needed to be on call all the time when I was...
When we talk about plastic surgery, many people may think of surgery for cosmetic purpose but out in the field there are many patients with wounds that are so big and without skin coverage. If one does not have the skill, the only thing one can do...
This Friday morning at 6:20am I was called to the hospital before I had a chance for my breakfast. There was a boy got shot last night while he was playing in the bush with his friends. He had just arrived our hospital. He was shot at the head,...
Gunshot wound is something totally rare in our city and it seems to be something very serious. But for me I saw and treated half a hundred of these already; in South Sudan, Yemen, Papua New Guinea & now in Central African Republic. Unlike in our...