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A newborn baby in Aweil, South Sudan.
A newborn baby in Aweil, South Sudan.
Foto: Ashley Hamer

In many countries, there is a shortage of trained doctors. As a gynecologist/obstetrician, you work very independently with obstetric care, performing caesarean sections, taking care of women who have been raped, and teaching local staff members.

Your task is comprehensive. You are responsible for ensuring that protocols are followed and that care is evaluated.

REQUIREMENTS Gynaecologists and Obstetricians

  • Specialist training (ST) within a relevant area
  • Ability to work with limited technical resources
  • Available on short notice

Please read the basic requirements for fieldworkers.

Voices from the field

To read first-hand stories from gynaecologists working abroad for MSF, visit our blog.

Your safety and security 

We take safety and security seriously. This video explains the risks our staff face and the lengths we go to keep them safe.

Please watch this before you decide whether or not to apply for this job.


Working for MSF is a commitment, rather than just an adventure or a job opportunity. Make sure you have read and understood the information on Life in the field

We can only accept applications from Swedish and Finnish residents (Swedish/Finnish citizens and those eligible to work in Sweden or Finland).

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