Entries by Benjamin

Newsletter September 2022

UPDATES FROM THE GROUND In this newsletter, we will share our new project in Serbia, our new clinic in Thessanolik, our social integration project in Germany and more. Check the English and German versions on the link below: NEWSLETTER SEPTEMBER 2022 – English NEWSLETTER SEPTEMBER 2022 – German


Reflections and thoughts of our team working on the ground in Ukraine.

Unfortunately, violence against people living in Ukraine continues to increase and our team remains dedicated to providing medical care to anyone in need. These are reflections and thoughts of our team working on the ground in Ukraine. INTRO: ‘’While the clouds of war are roaring across the meadows of Eastern Ukraine, an endless caravan of […]

Demographics in Bosnia, February 2022

Demographics in Bosnia, February 2022 The one doctor, one nurse team in Bosnia saw 241 patients in February. During the cold weather, there are fewer people on the “game”, the term used amongst those on the move for the act of crossing the border. There were more people staying in camps throughout Bosnia but particularly […]

Demographics in Bosnia, January 2022

The team in Bosnia has been reduced in size in the recent months to become a one doctor, one nurse team. This is not only due to the routes that people on the move (POMS) are taking changing but also due to the reduced number of people going on the game (slang for the attempt […]

“I’ve always wanted to provide humanitarian aid”

  Natalie Faddul, 31, is a doctor from Hamburg. She lived in Berlin for twelve years, where she began her residency in internal medicine – until she came to Greece in May 2020. She planned to stay for a few weeks only, but ended up staying on a humanitarian aid mission until now. When the […]

“Most of the parents feel helpless” – “I usually explain to them that their children are normal, but the circumstances are not”

  Alexandra Osterhues is a specialist doctor for children and adolescent psychiatry and psychotherapy in training, coming from Hannover. Her first mission with MVI took her to Lesvos where she supported a mental health project that aims to provide stability and psychological care to young children and their parents in this very difficult environment. How […]

“It’s important to me to see the individual person” // “What we do is not charity. Health care is a human right” “I had more confidence in the EU before.”

  Nicolai Kissling recently finished his medical studies. After graduating, the medic from Hamburg decided to use his free time to volunteer in Thessaloniki for a month. He knows his efforts can’t change everything, but with his medical training, he’s eager to lend a hand where help is needed. What made you decide to help […]