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Lucia, 34, is Haitian. Born in the Jeremie region, she joined Médecins du Monde in 2010, which has been present in Haiti for 30 years. After struggling in recent years against the chronic emergencies that have hit her country, Lucia will soon fly to a new mission abroad. Here is the story of an...
Sabine Babé Loubet, assistante sociale au Caso de Nice © Valentina Cugusi
Sabine Babé Loubet welcomes those excluded from health care and those excluded from the law at the Médecins du Monde health care center in Nice. For many of them foreigners, some of whom have managed to cross the Italian border, even though it is closed across the mountains.
Portrait of Laurence Boyer, donor, and member of the Committee of Donors of Médecins du Monde.
Alejandra Garcia Paton, chargée de plaidoyer en Palestine. © Bruno Fert
Advocacy officer in Palestine, Alejandra García Patón has been working with Doctors of the World for six years. First in Paris, then Liberia, and now Alejandra has settled in Jerusalem.
Anne-Sophie Marie, coordinatrice régionale en Normandie
Regional coordinator in Normandy, Anne-Sophie Marie joined the Normandy delegation of Doctors of the World in 2014. She and some 100 volunteer workers work to obtain access to healthcare for those suffering from social exclusion.
Naël, bénévole sur le Lotus Bus à Paris
Volunteer worker on the Lotus Bus in Paris, Naël speaks fluent Chinese. For the past six years, he has been reaching out to sex workers in Paris’ Belleville district.
Pierre, médecin et coordinateur au Liberia
48-year old Pierre Sallah has been working with Doctors of the World for eleven years. Starting off in Congo, then Tanzania, Pierre is now in Liberia, one of the countries most badly affected by the Ebola epidemic.
Midwife and medical coordinator in Laos, 27 year-old Aurélie Philipps has assisted the birth of some 400 babies. She’s been working in Laos for over a year now and this is her first assignment for Médecins du Monde.