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October 26, 2016

Two thirds of the physicians who apply to work with the Canadian office of the organization are international medical graduates. In the past four years, MSF Canada has recruited over 70 of them as aid workers. The majority were newcomers to Canada, while a small minority were returning Canadians who went to medical school abroad. Owen Campbell, who manages recruitment for MSF Canada, says that international medical graduates wanting to work for MSF have to meet the same requirements as Canadian-trained physicians.

September 22, 2016

Rafah Ali and Basil Abdullah are a married couple from Mississauga, Ontario, who each recently resigned from their respective medical jobs in Canada in order to work overseas with Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). The pair had decided it was time to recommit themselves to a common goal of giving back.