Statements & Opinion

Gaza
04 Jun 2024

Aid agencies now fear an acceleration in deaths from starvation, disease and denied medical assistance, while land and sea entry points remain effectively shut to meaningful humanitarian assistance, most desperately fuel, and attacks in areas sheltering civilians intensify. 

destroyes building in Rafah

Following the Israeli bombing of refugee camps in Rafah, southern Gaza, Palestine, MSF urges an immediate stop to the offensive.

28 May 2024

Our address at the National Press Club of Australia discusses our responsibilities toward those suffering in two critical humanitarian crises of our time: the wars in Gaza and Sudan.

Khan Younis
09 May 2024

As thousands of Palestinians are forced to flee eastern Rafah following Israel's recent evacuation orders, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) calls for protection of civilians and the reopening of the Rafah border crossing.

Gaza
07 May 2024

Gaza’s healthcare system has been devastated, with men, women and children at increasing risk of acute malnutrition and with their physical and mental health deteriorating rapidly.

12 Apr 2024

It has taken the tragic killing of Australian aid worker Zomi Frankcom to finally trigger the Australian Prime Minister to call out the Israeli government and demand an independent investigation into the atrocities committed by Israel.

Time for 5
12 Apr 2024

MSF and activists launch a petition and protest outside Danaher in Washington, DC to pressure companies to reduce the price of lifesaving medical tests.

Attack in Ukraine
08 Apr 2024

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) strongly condemns the missile attack on its office in Pokrovsk, Donetsk region, Ukraine, on 5 April. Following the attack, in which MSF's office was destroyed, we have suspended medical humanitarian activities in the Donetsk region temporarily, except supporting emergency care and ambulance referral services.  

PPR
22 Mar 2024

As leaders meet to negotiate the global “pandemic accord," Australia must do more to ensure we are prepared for future public health emergencies. Simon Eccleshall, Head of Programs for Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Australia, reflects on the lessons we've learned and what is needed going forward.

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06 Mar 2024

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is scaling up its medical activities in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, to care for the mounting number of people injured in the chaos that has engulfed the Haitian capital since the February 28 announcement that general elections may be postponed as late as August 2025.