Stories & News

25 Jun 2021

While thousands of people struggle to access vital healthcare in the northwest region of Cameroon, Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) is still being prevented from resuming healthcare care services in the region.

For the past six months, this forced suspension of MSF's activities by Cameroonian authorities has denied people access to urgent and life-saving care. We're calling on the government of Cameroon to immediately lift this suspension and prioritise the medical needs of the population. 

01 Dec 2022

In Kenya, stigma influences how mental health is addressed. For persons who use drugs and adolescents and young marginalised and vulnerable people, stigma and discrimination lead to not only social exclusion but also a public health crisis. 

07 Apr 2021

MSF teams have mobilised to provide medical assistance to people fleeing intense violence in Cabo Delgado, Mozambique. Since attacks began March, hundreds of people have fled the coastal city of Palma to nearby towns in search of safety - most fleeing by foot and hiding in the bush for days.

18 Aug 2021

In May 2021, Gaza was enveloped in a new wave of violence. As the bombs fell, doctors Mohammed Abu Mughaisib and Natalie Thurtle were coordinating medical activities in the territory. They reflect on their very different experiences…

21 Nov 2022

Médecins Sans Frontières/ Doctors Without Borders (MSF) officially launched medical activities in the equatorial Pacific island nation of Kiribati in October 2022. Our team there, including a paediatrician, midwife and general practitioner, support the Ministry of Health and Medical Services to improve maternal and neonatal health outcomes.

22 Jun 2022

Harrowing stories from patients being evacuated on Médecins Sans Frontières’ (MSF) medical referral train show that the war in Ukraine is being conducted with an outrageous lack of consideration for civilian protection. 

11 May 2023

Beset by the effects of climate change, the island nation of Kiribati now faces increasing child malnutrition and a shortage of specialists to treat them. Jacqui Thornton reports.

04 May 2023

Adelene Hilbig is an emergency room doctor from Melbourne.

Her work with Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has taken her to Sierra Leone, Palestine and Myanmar.

MSF will be presenting a live webinar with Adelene to answer all your questions about working with MSF. If you are interested in joining MSF’s project teams, we encourage you to join this webinar (or watch a recording if you can’t make it) prior to applying.
05 May 2023

As an intensive care nurse in Goyalmara Mother and Child Hospital in Cox’s Bazar, Noami Biswas is committed to providing patient-centred care for severely sick children and their families. 

04 May 2023

In the Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) Trauma Centre in Aden, Yemen, nurse Anis AbdRaboh Dayan has been witness to the brutal toll of gun violence and civil war on adults and children.