News from our projects

Baby being examined by MSF nurse
03 Jan 2024

In August 2023, MSF launched medical services at Mazar-i-Sharif Regional Hospital in Balkh Province in collaboration with the Ministry of Public Health, aiming to reduce paediatric and neonatal mortality rates in the northern provinces.

MSF team providing physiotherapy
03 Jan 2024

With Russia's full-scale invasion of Ukraine in February 2022, Ukraine has become the most heavily mined country globally; around 30 per cent of its territory may be contaminated with landmines and unexploded ordnance.

 

displaced people in south sudan
20 Dec 2023

South Sudan, the youngest country in the world, experienced severe instability throughout 2022 continuing into early 2023. Eight out of its ten states were wracked by violence. This upheaval triggered extensive population displacements, predominantly in the Abyei Special Administrative Area and regions such as Twic County. 

DRC

In eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) the humanitarian crisis has reached dramatic heights in 2023, with massive levels of violence and displacement. 

destruction on Al-Nassser Hospital

As Israeli forces shift their focus to the south of Gaza, Palestinians face mounting health risks as the intense bombing continues in what was supposed to be a safe area.

MSF's International president, Dr Christos Christou, visits Jenin refugee camp

Healthcare facilities and civilians are being targeted in Jenin, the West Bank. In Khalil Suleiman hospital emergency room, supported by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), Israeli Forces launched a tear gas grenade inside the emergency room, compounding the already critical influx of patients.

 Noma Hospital in Sokoto
16 Dec 2023

Three years into its campaign to have noma recognised as a neglected tropical disease (NTD), international medical organisation Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) welcomes the decision by Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, director-general of the World Health Organization (WHO), to include noma in the WHO’s official list of NTDs.

MSF Emergency Centre in Turgeau

On Tuesday, 12 December 2023, a group of armed men stopped an MSF ambulance in Port-au-Prince. They took a patient out by force and killed him. MSF is suspending all activities in the Emergency Centre indefinitely.

In the malnutrition ward of Douentza hospital
13 Dec 2023

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is concerned about the intensification of violence in central and northern Mali. Rivalry between the various parties to the conflict is restricting people's access to healthcare. 

SF
14 Dec 2023

This collection of 58 images, taken between November 2022 and November 2023, highlights stories and voices from around the world where Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is working.