MSF team doing cholera risk communications and community engagement
14 Feb 2024

MSF teams have been treating cholera and stopped the spread by working with community health promotion teams in Buhera district. Across Zimbabwe’s 10 provinces and 62 districts, 24,885 people have been infected and there have been 501 deaths since the first cases were identified in February 2023.

 Diphteria vaccination campaign in Batha Province, Chad
14 Feb 2024

A diphtheria epidemic is currently raging in the Batha region of central Chad. Since June 2023, more than 825 cases and 36 deaths have been reported. 

MSF team doing cholera risk communications and community engagement
14 Feb 2024

MSF teams have been treating cholera and stopped the spread by working with community health promotion teams in Buhera district. Across Zimbabwe’s 10 provinces and 62 districts, 24,885 people have been infected and there have been 501 deaths since the first cases were identified in February 2023.

Youssef Al-Khishawi, an MSF water and sanitation agent, oversees a water distribution for displaced people in the southern Gaza town of Rafah’s Saudi neighborhood.

Since the war began in Gaza four months ago, little infrastructure has been spared by the near-incessant airstrikes that have struck the enclave, including water pipes.

Dr Edward Chu
09 Feb 2024

Dr. Edward Chu was part of a team Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) staff who went to Gaza in December 2023 to provide urgent medical support to our Palestinian and international colleagues as they continue to see large influxes of patients with severe injuries amid extreme supply shortages and relentless bombardment. Upon his return, he shared an account of this humanitarian catastrophe that continues to worsen.

Dr Edward Chu
09 Feb 2024

Dr. Edward Chu was part of a team Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) staff who went to Gaza in December 2023 to provide urgent medical support to our Palestinian and international colleagues as they continue to see large influxes of patients with severe injuries amid extreme supply shortages and relentless bombardment. Upon his return, he shared an account of this humanitarian catastrophe that continues to worsen.

MSF teams travelling to villages in India

Prue Coakley began working with MSF in 2010, after her master’s degree in international development ignited her interest in global health. She has completed 15 assignments with MSF, starting first in field admin which involved finance and HR responsibilities. After several assignments in this position, she trained in project coordination and progressed to project coordinator on a project in Chhattisgarh, India in 2013.

The MSF emergency room in Chaman, 130 kilometers north of Quetta © MSF/Gul Nayab
08 Feb 2024

After sixteen years, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is handing over its emergency room services at the district Headquarters hospital to the medical authorities in Chaman, a town 130 kilometers north of Quetta, Pakistan, on the border between Balochistan and Afghanistan.

MSF teams travelling to villages in India

Prue Coakley began working with MSF in 2010, after her master’s degree in international development ignited her interest in global health. She has completed 15 assignments with MSF, starting first in field admin which involved finance and HR responsibilities. After several assignments in this position, she trained in project coordination and progressed to project coordinator on a project in Chhattisgarh, India in 2013.

Syria earthquake

In northwest Syria, earthquake survivors still face the emotional aftermath and damage to infrastructure already weakened by a decade of war.