Five of the most read stories from our Indian field workers in 2017

Oriane Zerah

We’ve compiled a list of the top five reads from our Indian field workers who’ve shared their stories with us this year.



Deepa KannadiHow my first assignment with MSF changed me

Anaesthetist Deepa Kannadi went to South Sudan earlier this year for a short stint in an MSF hospital. Here’s her account of what it was like, in 5 images.


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Jyothi JoseNigeria: Life after noma

Bengaluru-based anaesthetist Jyothi Jose went to north-west Nigeria to fight a disease many haven’t heard of. Here’s what she saw.


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Bhavna ChawlaSouth Sudan: Notes from an IDP camp

Dr Bhavna Chawla, a surgeon, worked in Bentiu, South Sudan, earlier this year where MSF operates the sole hospital in a camp of over 120,000 internally displaced persons. Here’s what she saw.


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Meet three Indians who fought the deadliest cholera outbreakMeet three Indians who fought the deadliest cholera outbreak

Cholera broke out in Yemen in April 2017. Since then, more than 860,000 suspected cholera cases have been reported in the country by the WHO and health authorities in Yemen. Since the beginning of the outbreak, MSF teams have treated more than 105,000 patients across the country. We spoke to Ajoy Bhattacharyya, Shiny Kaki, and Ankur Rakesh, few Indians who were part of MSF’s emergency response to understand how they fought the outbreak.


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Chhattisgarh: Medicines on marginsChhattisgarh: Medicine on the margins

Medical doctors Poorva KherManoj Sarma, and Sahithi tell us how MSF teams are taking healthcare to people who would otherwise struggle to access it.


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