Mandatory preparatory training in humanitarian health operations is required for medical staff who working with Doctor Without Borders. However, there are exceptions for surgical and anesthetic personnel, operating room nurses, gynecologists, emergency physicians and psychologists.
Doctors Without Borders refers to the specialized program titled "Health Assistance in Humanitarian Crisis" offered by the Karolinska Institute, 12 ETCS (8 weeks full-time). The training is designed for potential Doctors Without Borders candidates and is conducted both on-site in Stockholm and remote.
To attend the course, candidates need to meet certain requirements:
- Relevant profile and motivation to work with humanitarian work and Doctors Without Borders (MSF)
- Participation in MSF information evening
- Accept MSF's policy on safe abortions
- English level corresponding to English B/English 6
To register your interest for the compulsory preparatory medical course please complete the form below. After this, we will get in contact with you for the next step, which will be done by email.