Each year, over 2,000 MSF field workers provide medical aid to people in about 65 countries, mostly those with poor living conditions and an unstable political environment.
“The feeling of watching them suffer or having to let them go breaks my heart, every single time.
The government said it is setting up a commission to determine who is responsible and whether victims’ families will be compensated.
Measles is caused by a virus and can be serious and potentially deadly, especially for babies and young children.
But Chan is impressed with the strength of the local population.Donations will go to its medical and humanitarian projects, which provide mainly medical aid to people in need.The South Sudanese government says 15 young children have died as a result of a botched measles vaccination campaign.“They are like warriors of life who are never defeated by difficulties. Before going to the field, she already knew that South Sudan was politically unstable and wracked with poverty.But Chan, who was born and raised in Hong Kong, wanted to explore something that was radically different from the advanced city, even though her family expressed concerns.