Testimonies and Stories from the field

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Testimony
“We see lots of cases where young women are being abused by their intimate partner and other family...
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Testimony
"In 2017, torture is still used in countries all over the world, but the global medical community...
Testimony
The fighting continues in Libya, a country fragmented by a multitude of power centres. Doctor...
Interview
Jean François Saint-Sauveur, MSF medical director, ​​has just returned from Borno State, where he...
Patient story
Since 2012, MSF has run mental health programmes in Zimbabwe with the Ministry of Health and Child...
Patient story
"We became prisoners. We live in a prison surrounded by military checkpoints. They are just...
Patient story
"All the families here have been deeply affected by the conflict," says Taisiya Gregorivna, an 82-...
Testimony
"In Zaatari, I had my space and my freedom, and I reunited with my brother and with the new friends...
Testimony
"Over a two-year period, we lost seven of our staff: two doctors, a cleaner, the head of training...
Testimony
"We hope to make it possible for our patients to leave their traumatic experiences in the past, and...
Testimony
"My reaction to the closure announcement was one of frustration, shock and fear. I was freaked out...
Testimony
“The conditions here are very bad - we cannot go back to Dara because there is rape, sexual...
Testimony
"We’ve seen gunshot wounds, and women who have been raped," says Dr David Kahindi, Deputy Medical...
Notes from the field
“You don’t change the world but you make a huge difference for that one patient you are treating at...
Testimony
"We are worried. We don’t know where we will be taken, we are told we will find out when we get off...
Testimony
"As doctors working in the Idomeni field hospital, my colleagues and I are increasingly finding...

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