From Jharkhand to Uttar Pradesh and Jordan to Bangladesh, our Indian field workers work with our teams to provide essential medical care to the those in need. We’ve compiled a list of the top five reads from our Indian field workers who’ve shared their stories with us this year.
Jharkhand: “I was a teenage mother with the same story”
Jordan: “Managing complicated wounds proved much easier than saying a simple goodbye”
Orthopaedic surgeon Mukul Singhal went to Jordan for his first assignment with MSF, where our teams provide medical and psychological care to war-wounded patients from Syria. He shares his experience in this blog.
Uttar Pradesh: "Hepatitis C is more than a disease"
Fighting a forgotten disease in Bangladesh
Kashmir-based medical doctor Samreen Hussain went to Cox’s Bazar in Bangladesh, where she worked as part of an MSF team providing medical care to Rohingya refugees from Myanmar. In this piece, she describes the challenges posed by the re-emergence of diphtheria.
Healing trapped minds in Zimbabwe's Chikurubi Prison
After providing mental healthcare for inmates in a prison in Harare, Zimbabwe, for over five years, MSF handed over its project to government authorities. Manighandan Sivaramakrishnan, a public health professional from India, was associated with the project in its concluding months and coordinated the handover. In this interview, he explains the origins and outcomes of the project.