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We rely on a strong network of professionals to deliver life-saving medical aid.

Each year, Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) sends people from the UK overseas to carry out assignments alongside more than 55,000 locally hired staff.

Use the tabs below to find out more about applying to work with MSF across the world or from our UK office. 

Medical jobs

Serge, MSF anaesthetist, taking care of a new born admitted in the surgical unit for a Gastroschisis (He was born with part of his intestines outside of the abdomen). This pathology can been treated well in occidental hospital, but it is very problematic in Far North Cameroon.
Including anaesthetic specialists, intensive care specialists and resuscitation specialists
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MSF staff working with a local theatre group to inform the community of the transmission of HIV/AIDS. Their play follows the story of a group of friends who transmit the virus between each other through unsafe sex and sharing a bloodied razor.
Including local liaisons, education coordinators, health educators and community engagement officers
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Christine Akoth is a Kenyan midwife, and she leads the maternity services in MSF primary health centres in Jamtoli and Hakimpara, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh.  

The Rohingya women prefer to give birth in their homes. Traditional practices in the community, lack of trust in healthcare providers, combined with exclusion from healthcare in Myanmar contribute to deliveries at home. MSF health promotion teams work with traditional birth attendants, and community and religious leaders to encourage expectant mothers to give birth in health facilities where they can be assisted by medical professionals. MSF in Cox’s Bazar assists deliveries, and provides antenatal and postnatal care, family planning services, menstrual regulation (Bangladesh term for safe abortion care), mental health care, and medical and psychosocial support for survivors of sexual violence.
Including antenatal specialists, maternity nurses and obstetrics specialists
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MSF Staff administrate an oral vaccine to a boy at the Nyaragusu refugee camp.

MSF is carrying out an oral cholera vaccination campaign in Nyaragusurefugee camp in Tanzania for 56,000 Burundian refugees. A cholera outbreak began among the refugees in mid-May. As at 22 June, some 3,086 cases and 34 deaths have been reported in Tanzania.
With paediatrics, infectious disease, A&E, IC, obstetrics, nutrition or operating theatre experience
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Dr. Zhou Wei, MSF paediatrician from China, examines her patient Abubakar Sow, 40 days old, in the neonates ward at Gondama Referral Centre (GRC), Bo District, Sierra Leone. Abubakar was diagnosed with sepsis and jaundice. He received phototherapy treatment which is not easily available in other health centers in the area. Because he was also having anemia, Abubakar was given whole blood transfusion. His sepsis was treated with antibiotics and ten days later, Abubakar was discharged in good condition.
Including child health specialists, paediatrics specialists and adolescent health practitioners
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MSF Pharmacist Nour S. Barakat in the pharmacy where patients collect their medications after their medical consultation.
Including medication managers, drugs management specialists, pharmacy managers and stock managers
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Surgeon John Buckles and medical doctor Martijn Knap perform a laparotomy on 10 years old Nyaduoth. Nyaduoth suffered several stab wounds and was transferred from Lankien to the MSF hospital in Bentiu Protection of Civilians (PoC) site to undergo surgery.
Including obstetrics surgeons, war wound specialists and burns management specialists
Learn more

Non-medical jobs

Poni Betty works on the underside of a vehicle at the MSF workshop in Juba, South Sudan.
Including human resource, finance, and logistics managers, maintenance managers, project managers, support services managers, facilities managers, mechanics, electricians, builders and plumbers
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Pierre Tribovic, an MSF anthropologist in Monrovia, Liberia
We're currently recruiting anthropologists; find out the requirements of the role and how to apply
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HR Coordinator Isabelle and Donka's Field Admin centre Marie go through a batch of applications, looking for an administrative assistant for the Ebola mission.
Learn about MSF HR coordinators, including role requirements, responsibilities and how to apply
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MSF project coordinator Simona Onidi and Medical Team Leader, Dr. Kelechi Anya Udochu, manage the intervention in four camps for displaced people in Benue state, Makurdi.
Including project managers, operational coordinators, HR managers, logistics managers, finance managers and security managers
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MSF staff visiting remote villages along the coastline of Aceh in the northern Sumatra province of Indonesia.
MSF has two helicopers that ferry staff and supplies to the areas MSF teams are working. Staff are kept to a minimum and the rest of the plane is filled with rice, water and essential supplies. On the return trip, patients are brought back to Banda Aceh for more treatment.
Including supply chain managers, project managers, logistics managers, warehouse managers, purchasing and stock managers and cold chain specialists
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Jobs and volunteering in the UK

Serge, MSF anaesthetist, taking care of a new born admitted in the surgical unit for a Gastroschisis (He was born with part of his intestines outside of the abdomen). This pathology can been treated well in occidental hospital, but it is very problematic in Far North Cameroon.
Including anaesthetic specialists, intensive care specialists and resuscitation specialists
Learn more
MSF staff working with a local theatre group to inform the community of the transmission of HIV/AIDS. Their play follows the story of a group of friends who transmit the virus between each other through unsafe sex and sharing a bloodied razor.
Including local liaisons, education coordinators, health educators and community engagement officers
Learn more
Christine Akoth is a Kenyan midwife, and she leads the maternity services in MSF primary health centres in Jamtoli and Hakimpara, Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh.  

The Rohingya women prefer to give birth in their homes. Traditional practices in the community, lack of trust in healthcare providers, combined with exclusion from healthcare in Myanmar contribute to deliveries at home. MSF health promotion teams work with traditional birth attendants, and community and religious leaders to encourage expectant mothers to give birth in health facilities where they can be assisted by medical professionals. MSF in Cox’s Bazar assists deliveries, and provides antenatal and postnatal care, family planning services, menstrual regulation (Bangladesh term for safe abortion care), mental health care, and medical and psychosocial support for survivors of sexual violence.
Including antenatal specialists, maternity nurses and obstetrics specialists
Learn more
MSF Staff administrate an oral vaccine to a boy at the Nyaragusu refugee camp.

MSF is carrying out an oral cholera vaccination campaign in Nyaragusurefugee camp in Tanzania for 56,000 Burundian refugees. A cholera outbreak began among the refugees in mid-May. As at 22 June, some 3,086 cases and 34 deaths have been reported in Tanzania.
With paediatrics, infectious disease, A&E, IC, obstetrics, nutrition or operating theatre experience
Learn more
Dr. Zhou Wei, MSF paediatrician from China, examines her patient Abubakar Sow, 40 days old, in the neonates ward at Gondama Referral Centre (GRC), Bo District, Sierra Leone. Abubakar was diagnosed with sepsis and jaundice. He received phototherapy treatment which is not easily available in other health centers in the area. Because he was also having anemia, Abubakar was given whole blood transfusion. His sepsis was treated with antibiotics and ten days later, Abubakar was discharged in good condition.
Including child health specialists, paediatrics specialists and adolescent health practitioners
Learn more
MSF Pharmacist Nour S. Barakat in the pharmacy where patients collect their medications after their medical consultation.
Including medication managers, drugs management specialists, pharmacy managers and stock managers
Learn more
Surgeon John Buckles and medical doctor Martijn Knap perform a laparotomy on 10 years old Nyaduoth. Nyaduoth suffered several stab wounds and was transferred from Lankien to the MSF hospital in Bentiu Protection of Civilians (PoC) site to undergo surgery.
Including obstetrics surgeons, war wound specialists and burns management specialists
Learn more
Poni Betty works on the underside of a vehicle at the MSF workshop in Juba, South Sudan.
Including human resource, finance, and logistics managers, maintenance managers, project managers, support services managers, facilities managers, mechanics, electricians, builders and plumbers
Learn more
Pierre Tribovic, an MSF anthropologist in Monrovia, Liberia
We're currently recruiting anthropologists; find out the requirements of the role and how to apply
Learn more
HR Coordinator Isabelle and Donka's Field Admin centre Marie go through a batch of applications, looking for an administrative assistant for the Ebola mission.
Learn about MSF HR coordinators, including role requirements, responsibilities and how to apply
Learn more
MSF project coordinator Simona Onidi and Medical Team Leader, Dr. Kelechi Anya Udochu, manage the intervention in four camps for displaced people in Benue state, Makurdi.
Including project managers, operational coordinators, HR managers, logistics managers, finance managers and security managers
Learn more
MSF staff visiting remote villages along the coastline of Aceh in the northern Sumatra province of Indonesia.
MSF has two helicopers that ferry staff and supplies to the areas MSF teams are working. Staff are kept to a minimum and the rest of the plane is filled with rice, water and essential supplies. On the return trip, patients are brought back to Banda Aceh for more treatment.
Including supply chain managers, project managers, logistics managers, warehouse managers, purchasing and stock managers and cold chain specialists
Learn more