Blogs & Stories

For the intensive care team in Aden, southern Yemen, traumatic injuries are only one part of the story. Doctor Silvia Marchesi blogs about the dedication of a team striving to save lives in the midsts of conflict. “Is this your first time?” The man...
At our Tongolo project in the Central African Republic, survivors of sexual violence can find both physical care and psychological support. Mental health specialist Gisela Silva Gonzalez takes us inside this important and powerful place. Today a...
Dr. Shannon Chan’s first mission was to South Sudan in 2016 and in late 2019, she set off on her second mission to Mocha in Yemen, where she worked as a trauma surgeon and trainer to national staff.. It has become extremely difficult to obtain...
Ilina Angelova was the humanitarian affairs officer for MSF on board the search and rescue ship Sea-Watch 4 in August and September 2020. She heard numerous accounts from survivors about their experiences – in their countries of origin, on their...
MSF psychologist Sara Tannouri looks back at the blast which devastated her home city of Beirut two months ago and its impact on people’s mental wellbeing, including her own. 4 August 2020 at 6:08 pm. I was just about to leave my house for the...