Stories & News

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.

Haiti
12 Apr 2024

Haiti's already fragile situation continues to deteriorate, with armed clashes and barricades forcing the closure of many medical facilities and preventing many of those in desperate need of healthcare and basic supplies from reaching that assistance. 

Time for 5
12 Apr 2024

MSF and activists launch a petition and protest outside Danaher in Washington, DC to pressure companies to reduce the price of lifesaving medical tests.

12 Apr 2024

It has taken the tragic killing of Australian aid worker Zomi Frankcom to finally trigger the Australian Prime Minister to call out the Israeli government and demand an independent investigation into the atrocities committed by Israel.

MSF team in Hawija
09 Apr 2024

Located at the west of Kirkuk Governorate, the Hawija district was part of Iraq’s one-third of territory that fell under the control of the Islamic State (IS) group in 2014. For three years, thousands of people fled their homes, leaving everything behind. Hundreds of thousands were displaced into camps in Kirkuk and other governorates. The district’s health infrastructure sustained significant damage. 

Sudan
08 Apr 2024

As of February 2024, close to 190,000 people have been displaced in Kassala state alone, underscoring the urgent need for comprehensive humanitarian assistance. Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) planned a 10-week program to provide targeted medical and humanitarian aid in response to the acute emergency.