Medical doctor

We are looking for medical doctors:

  • General Practitioners
    • Currently, the number of positions in the field is limited for this profile. Therefore applicants that exceed the essential requirements and fulfill some of the desirable criteria have a greater chance of being contacted.
  • Medical doctors with a specialization in

As a general physician your responsibilities vary according to the type of project: 

  • medical clinical and organizational support for hospital activities, 
  • medical follow-up of refugee and internally displaced populations, 
  • involvement within specific projects, 
  • collection and analysis of epidemiologic data. 
  • In addition, the setup, coordination, training and supervision of health personnel represent a significant part of a general physician’s work.



  • 2 years of clinical experience
  • Diploma in tropical medicine or to have at least 1 year of working experience in a tropical context is an asset
  • Experience in areas such as pediatrics, maternal health, AIDS, tuberculosis, Hepatitis C, IV drug usage or victims of torture is an important asset
  • Commitment to the values of the MSF charter
  • Willingness to leave on mission without your partner and/or family and to work in an unstable environment
  • Good French and English language skills

length of mission

  • 6 to 12 months

Meet our medical doctors

Belgian doctor Cecile van de Konijnenburg has learned to think about medicine in practical terms thanks to her field experience. Read her interview

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