Stories & News

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21 Jul 2022

Amro, Mohammad, Muawiyah and Mahmoud share an experience: they all underwent amputation after being badly wounded by the Israeli forces. They were either injured during the 2018-2019 demonstrations, known as The Great March of Return, or by an Israeli rocket in the May 2021 conflict.

They told their stories to photographer Giles Duley, himself an amputee following injuries sustained in conflict zones.

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18 Jul 2022

Ongoing humanitarian efforts in Ukraine aren't being carried out alone—volunteer networks, non-profit organisations (NGOs), and civil society groups remain essential to ongoing work.

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07 Jul 2022

Our new report, Left to Drown in the Southern European Border: One year of Geo Barents at sea, details testimonies and medical data from our first year of search and rescue activities on the Geo Barents.

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07 Jul 2022

Our new report, Left to Drown in the Southern European Border: One year of Geo Barents at sea, details testimonies and medical data from our first year of search and rescue activities on the Geo Barents.

04 Jul 2022

The overturning of the constitutional right to abortion in the US this week, enshrined since the Roe vs Wade ruling of 1973, has brought attention to the issue of access to safe abortion care worldwide and how this essential service needs safeguarding from political debate.

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27 Jun 2022

Following the earthquake that struck Khost and Paktika provinces in Afghanistan on the night of 21 to 22 June, MSF sent teams made up of medical and logistical staff to the worst-affected areas.

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09 Jun 2022

In Ukraine, people escaping shelling, living with war wounds, or worrying about their loved ones in conflict zones usually don’t consider their mental health, say MSF psychologists. As a result, the psychological consequences of the current conflict can seem invisible, but that doesn’t mean they aren’t there.

After 100 days of the war in Ukraine, our mental health teams across the country are raising the alarm on the worrying psychological symptoms they are seeing.

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Médecins Sans Frontières’ history is one of constantly striving to adapt, improve and expand our medical care for people in crisis or excluded from healthcare. 

Throughout we have been driven to improve the safety, effectiveness, timeliness and equity of our care—four important domains of quality care. But 50 years on, it is in the fifth domain of patient-centredness, one that both intersects with and underpins the other four, that we hope to achieve our greatest cumulative impact.

12 May 2022

Over the past 10 years, successive governments have reduced Australia’s aid budget, decreased its refugee intake, and failed to provided a solution for hundreds of refugees and asylum seekers held in limbo.

As Australia prepares to go to the polls, Médecins Sans Frontières Australia's Executive Director Jennifer Tierney discusses the need for ethical and humane refugee policies—and the political will needed to secure them. 

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12 May 2022

The Rohingya are a stateless people and one of the most persecuted minorities in the world, but their struggle has been largely forgotten.

Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) is calling for Australians to #VoteForHumanity in May 2022 and to ask our leaders to address their plight.