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As an Obstetrician / Gynaecologist (OB / GYN) you will work in one of our many projects focusing on reproductive health.
The OB / GYN works in close collaboration with both international and national staff, notably with the head charge midwife. Duties include :
Your clinical skills and resourcefulness will be put to the test primarily because the health care infrastructure in the locations we work may have fallen apart.
As the key referent for obstetric complications, you may be on call 24 / 7 for the duration of your placement.
OB / GYN Veronica Ades : Rising to New Challenges
It is a requirement of OB / GYN staff to accept that they will provide, when requested, a safe termination of pregnancy while working in our projects.
Dr Séverine Caluwaerts, MSF obstetrician-gynaecologist and women’s health advisor, talking with a mother and her daughter, a patient in Khost maternity hospital, Afghanistan, in February 2017. Najiba Noori