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Ukraine - health shell
07 Aug 2023

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has repeatedly called for the protection of hospitals and civilian infrastructure in Ukraine, and once again condemns this outrageous attack on a medical facility.

Fatumazahra Khalif, senior health promotion manager for MSF in Somalia
28 Jul 2023

Senior Health Promotion Manager, Fatumazahra Khalif (Fatma), describes the challenges facing people in the areas of Somalia where she works, and says health promotion is vital. In this profile she describes the impact of health promotion, including a moving patient story.

Patients at MSF clinic in Um Sangour Refugees Camp, White Nile State.
27 Jul 2023

More than 140,000 people, mostly South Sudanese women and children fleeing from Khartoum, have newly arrived in White Nile state since conflict broke out in Sudan and are now facing huge unmet needs for food, shelter, healthcare and water and sanitation.

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26 Jul 2023

More than two months on, despite the magnitude of Cyclone Mocha, scaling up of an emergency response to address the immense needs of people impacted is still not happening due to restrictions imposed by military authorities.

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21 Jul 2023

Neal Russell is a paediatric doctor and advisor based in London and has been working with Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) for 10 years. Following a recent visit to MSF’s project in Chad’s eastern region of Sila, near the border with Sudan, Neal provides his account of the situation he witnessed there. 

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19 Jul 2023

MSF calls again on Johnson & Johnson’s (J&J) to withdraw or abandon extended patents on lifesaving TB drug as main patent expires in India on 18 July, opening the door to more affordable generic brands.

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17 Jul 2023

The skin disease scabies is affecting hundreds of thousands of Rohingya people living in refugee camps in Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar district. The situation demands an urgent response. 

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18 Jul 2023

Day after day, the inhabitants of Haiti’s capital risk being kidnapped, injured or even killed in street clashes between gangs, civilian self-defence brigades and the police.

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03 Jul 2023

Following the shipwreck of 14 June which left up to 500 people dead or missing off the coast of Greece, Médecins Sans Frontieres/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has denounced EU migration policies, calling for accountability over the lives lost and for a dedicated, proactive, state-led search and rescue mechanism at sea.

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In the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) a worrying humanitarian and medical crisis is unfolding, especially in the North Kivu region, where the resurgence of the M23 armed group has led to an increase in violence since early 2023.

This resurgence has forced thousands of people to flee their homes, seeking safety and refuge in neighbouring countries.