News from our projects

diphtheria treatment center

Several countries across West Africa are experiencing some of the worst outbreaks of vaccine-preventable disease diphtheria ever recorded on the continent.

Intensive nutritional centre in Adré hospital
22 Nov 2023

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is warning of the worrying nutritional status of Sudanese refugee children in eastern Chad. 

MSF distributes winter supplies

The coming winter poses significant health risks to the two million displaced people living in tents in Idlib province.

MSF flag

The medical team agreed to leave the hospital only if patients are evacuated first: we don’t want to leave our patients. There are 600 inpatients, 37 babies, someone who needs an ICU, we can’t leave them.

MSF teams working in Gaza
12 Nov 2023

Over the past 24 hours, hospitals in Gaza have been under relentless bombardment. Al-Shifa hospital complex, the biggest health facility where MSF staff are still working, has been hit several times, including the maternity and outpatient departments, resulting in multiple deaths and injuries. MSF urgently reiterates its calls to stop the attacks against hospitals, for an immediate ceasefire and for the protection of medical facilities, medical staff and patients.

MSF nurse examining 9 year old

Refugees and returnees displaced by the conflict in Sudan share stories of harrowing journeys and survival in the fast-growing camp of Wedweil, South Sudan.

Jenin

Palestinians in the West Bank face death and displacement as violence escalates.

Chad influx of refugees

36 wounded people were received by MSF teams across the border in eastern Chad over the past weekend alone. 

MSF teams are supporting Gazans displaced in West Bank

Following the attacks carried out by Hamas on 7 October, around 6,000 Gazans are now displaced in the West Bank, some living in deplorable conditions. 

MSF medical evacuation train
01 Nov 2023

 This was the second time MSF has had to evacuate patients from the same hospital in the past year as a result of attacks on the facility.