Stories & News

Gaza
11 Jun 2024

On the morning of Saturday 8 June 2024, Israeli forces heavily bombed the Middle Area of the Gaza Strip, including Al-Nuseirat refugee camp. MSF Dr Hazem Maloh recalls that horrific and traumatising day when he lost many of his friends and neighbours. 

DRC

The conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) continues to trigger huge population displacements. The displacement crisis in DRC is one of the longest and largest in the world, with around seven million people currently displaced.

Nigeria
07 Jun 2024

MSF inpatient facilities in northern Nigeria have recorded an extraordinary increase in admissions of severely malnourished children with life-threatening complications, with two times more admissions than last year in some locations. 

Chad
06 Jun 2024

Most of the people who fled Sudan into Chad are women and children. Left as the sole providers, Sudanese women are now bearing the full responsibility of caring for their families. 

The medical team operating on patient Kadidia Dembélé at the Niono referral health centre.
05 Jun 2024

In December 2023, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) began providing surgical activities at the Niono hospital in central Mali. People living in Niono and the surrounding area suffer the effects of armed conflict, with limited access to quality health facilities. MSF teams have now renovated the department, as well as providing additional resources to cater to the needs. 

Kiribati islands
05 Jun 2024

Sue Bucknell took a chance in 2016 by taking leave from her job in Australia to go on her first assignment with Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) to South Sudan, where she worked in supply logistics.

Gaza
04 Jun 2024

Aid agencies now fear an acceleration in deaths from starvation, disease and denied medical assistance, while land and sea entry points remain effectively shut to meaningful humanitarian assistance, most desperately fuel, and attacks in areas sheltering civilians intensify. 

Khan Younis
03 Jun 2024

Two massacres in Rafah have occurred after the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ordered Israel to “immediately” halt its military offensive in Rafah, in application of the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide. 

Dr Nada Malou using the app
03 Jun 2024

Without proper diagnostics and staff who can interpret test results, antibiotics are prescribed blindly – driving the rise of resistant bacteria worldwide. Dr Malou, MSF microbiologist has developed an app to act as a diagnostic test and a learning tool in countries where there is a shortage of microbiologists.

 Makeshift shelter of displaced people in the University of Zalingei, Central Darfur state, Sudan.
29 May 2024

Hospitals hit and death toll soars as violent fighting engulfs El Fasher, Sudan, leaving nowhere safe in the city; MSF calls urgently for protection of civilians, health workers and health structures.