Stories & News

displaced people in south sudan
20 Dec 2023

South Sudan, the youngest country in the world, experienced severe instability throughout 2022 continuing into early 2023. Eight out of its ten states were wracked by violence. This upheaval triggered extensive population displacements, predominantly in the Abyei Special Administrative Area and regions such as Twic County. 

destruction on Al-Nassser Hospital

As Israeli forces shift their focus to the south of Gaza, Palestinians face mounting health risks as the intense bombing continues in what was supposed to be a safe area.

MSF's International president, Dr Christos Christou, visits Jenin refugee camp

Healthcare facilities and civilians are being targeted in Jenin, the West Bank. In Khalil Suleiman hospital emergency room, supported by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), Israeli Forces launched a tear gas grenade inside the emergency room, compounding the already critical influx of patients.

 Noma Hospital in Sokoto
16 Dec 2023

Three years into its campaign to have noma recognised as a neglected tropical disease (NTD), international medical organisation Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) welcomes the decision by Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO), to include noma in the WHO’s official list of NTDs.

MSF convoy attacked in Gaza
17 Dec 2023

Ricardo Martinez is a logistics coordinator with Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) who is just back from four weeks in Gaza. 

MSF Emergency Centre in Turgeau

On Tuesday, 12 December 2023, a group of armed men stopped an MSF ambulance in Port-au-Prince. They took a patient out by force and killed him. MSF is suspending all activities in the Emergency Centre indefinitely.

MSF
14 Dec 2023

This collection of 58 images, taken between November 2022 and November 2023, highlights stories and voices from around the world where Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is working. 

Gaza
13 Dec 2023

MSF offices around the world are targeting their governments or multilateral organisations with open letters, protests and social media initiatives.

In the malnutrition ward of Douentza hospital
13 Dec 2023

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is concerned about the intensification of violence in central and northern Mali. Rivalry between the various parties to the conflict is restricting people's access to healthcare. 

Refygee n Metche camp
12 Dec 2023

Sudanese refugees and returnees in eastern Chad, are desperately short of clean water. In Metche camp, refugees receive just six litres of water per person per day, compared to the 20 litres recommended in emergencies.