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Job vacancies at MSF - Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders) - Eastern Africa

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) translates to Doctors without Borders. MSF medical teams work in more than 75 countries to provide lifesaving assistance where it is needed the most. In 2022, nearly 68,000 people worked with MSF in conflicts, epidemics, following natural disasters and where people would not otherwise have access to medical care. We work according to principles of independence, neutrality and impartiality; providing assistance to people who need it the most, regardless of who they are, where they come from, their political or religious beliefs. 


The organisation has some of its largest medical projects across East Africa including in Sudan, South Sudan, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Ethiopia, Somalia and Burundi. In these countries, MSF runs hospitals, health centres and mobile clinics and launches emergency projects as spikes in healthcare needs arise. 


MSF also has a regional office in Kenya which supports our medical programmes in the country and those surrounding it, recruits staff to help run our operations around the world and raises awareness of humanitarian crises that we are responding to.  


Interested in helping MSF to run its medical projects? Nearly 68,000 staff worked with MSF in 2022 to provide medical care to those who need it the most.     
Our staff work during conflicts and epidemics, and following natural disasters, the conditions are challenging, but the rewards are enormous.   
We need medical and non-medical staff to make our work possible. Do you think you have what it takes? Find out more about who we are looking for, the employment conditions, and how to apply below.  


If you are currently working with us as locally hired staff or have previously worked with us in the last 12 months, please go ahead and apply but also leave us an email alert at


To sign up for our talent pool please visit here or to view our live roles please visit our roles in the field.