Stories & News

Ukraine
06 May 2024

Navigating mental health issues amid the seemingly never-ending war in Ukraine remains a challenge.

More than two years on from the escalation of war, teams from Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) continue to assist patients on the frontlines, with MSF psychologists delivering psychological support tailored to patients' needs.

Rafah
07 May 2024

An offensive on Rafah will be catastrophic for the estimated more than one million people currently crammed in Gaza’s southernmost governorate.

Donna Collins
07 May 2024

Donna Collins, nurse and midwife from Whangārei, New Zealand, shares her experience working in humanitarian projects, including as a midwife activity manager with MSF in Lebanon. 

Zamzam camp
02 Mar 2024

In response to the escalating fighting in North Darfur, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has treated over 100 war wounded patients – including 11 children, many with gunshot wounds – at South Hospital, El Fasher, over the past two weeks, but is simultaneously scaling-up its response to the major malnutrition crisis in Zamzam camp, where the situation is becoming even more critical. 

Al Hol

In the face of a severe lack of funding, the vital World Health Organization (WHO)-funded medical referrals system from 11 camps in Northeast Syria, including Al Hol camp, has ceased.

MSF Doctor Ola Al Hitary, following up on the patients admitted to the pediatric department
25 Mar 2024
Gaza
26 Apr 2024

After over six months of relentless war, Gaza’s healthcare workers have had to face unprecedented challenges to provide medical assistance to thousands of people, while trying to survive and manage the toll the war has taken on them personally. 

Patrick Baffoun

Patrick Baffoun is someone who wants to experience as much as possible, now he has joined Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). What drives him is a desire to get a comprehensive understanding of how MSF’s projects work from the ground up.  

Sudan
15 Apr 2024

The crisis in Sudan is one of the worst the world has seen in decades, with more than 25 million people in dire need of humanitarian assistance—but the global response is a drop in the ocean. 

Myanmar
15 Apr 2024

Myanmar is facing an acute humanitarian crisis since fighting escalated at the end of October 2023. The intensification of conflict has led to a lack of humanitarian access, a decimation of the healthcare system, and increasing fear of military conscription.