How MSF Works: An interview with MSF Canada's field human resources manager

This article appears in the Spring 2015 issue of Dispatches, the MSF Canada magazine.

Dispatches, Spring 2015: The humanitarian innovation issue

Dispatches is Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) Canada's official magazine. In it, we bring you stories and updates about MSF's lifesaving work, as seen through the eyes of our staff, our patients and our donors — and most often from the perspective of the many Canadians working on the ground with MSF around the world.

Ukraine : Derrière le conflit actuel se cache une crise humanitaire de plus en plus désastreuse

Par Stephen Cornish, Directeur général de Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Canada

Cet article d'opinion a paru dans sa version originale anglaise dans le quotidien The Globe and Mail le 9 mars 2015.

Ukraine: MSF Canada's Stephen Cornish on the escalating human toll of the crisis

By Stephen Cornish, Executive Director, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Canada

This op-ed was originally published in The Globe and Mail newspaper on March 9, 2015.

MSF's Dr. Joanne Liu on Syria: An unacceptable humanitarian failure

The conflict in Syria is about to enter its fifth year and the situation facing millions of Syrians trapped by the conflict is dire. MSF International President Dr. Joanne Liu looks at the horrendous impact of the war so far, and the challenges facing humanitarian actors in an environment where the most vulnerable are often completely cut off from humanitarian assistance. 

By Dr. Joanne Liu

MSF: Four years into the Syrian conflict, medical aid is paralyzed by lack of access

As the war in Syria enters its fifth year, desperately-needed aid is failing to reach millions of people who are trapped by the conflict, and a massive increase in medical assistance is required, Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said Wednesday.

Santé maternelle : Une médecin canadienne et un « bébé miracle » qui a survécu contre toutes attentes au Pakistan

Regardez la vidéo de Sarah Giles, médecin canadienne de MSF, où elle raconte l'histoire d'une mère et de son nouveau-né qui ont surmonté d'incroyables obstacles dans une clinique de MSF au Pakistan. (En anglais; pour les sous-titres en français, cliquez sur l'icône CC dans le lecteur YouTube.)

Maternal health: A Canadian doctor and the 'miracle baby' who survived against the odds in Pakistan (VIDEO)

There are many obstacles that prevent women in developing countries and elsewhere from getting the healthcare they need, and Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) works around the world to deliver medical services that many women might not otherwise have access to. Much of this work involves maternal care: Last year, MSF teams assisted in nearly 200,000 deliveries worldwide.

Ukraine: MSF's emergency coordinator reports from Debaltseve, a town devastated by fighting

A Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Border (MSF) team managed to reach the embattled town of Debaltseve on February 21, three days after rebel forces took the city in eastern Ukraine. Olivier Antonin, MSF’s emergency coordinator, was part of the team that provided medical aid and evaluated the medical needs there. He describes what he saw in this devastated city.

By Olivier Antonin

MSF assists migrants and asylum seekers rescued in Mediterranean Sea near Sicily

A Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) team in Pozzallo, Sicily today is assisting 183 migrants and asylum seekers who were rescued by an oil tanker in the Strait of Sicily. They were among the almost 1,000 people rescued by seven sea rescue operations in less than 24 hours.

At least ten people were reportedly found dead.

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