Statements & Opinion

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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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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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.

25 May 2023

Cyclone Mocha reminds us how the Rohingya people face ongoing vulnerability and dependence on international aid.

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24 May 2023

MSF staff and patients in medical facilities in Sudan are repeatedly experiencing armed incursions, with clinics and hospitals being looted of medicines and supplies.
MSF urges the Sudanese military and the Rapid Support Forces to ensure the safety of medical personnel and health facilities, and to allow safe passage of ambulances and people seeking healthcare.

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18 May 2023

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams have treated over 240 patients for trauma injuries, including wounds from gunshots and explosions. 

It is vital that more supplies and medical staff reach areas in greatest need to ensure people have access to lifesaving medical care.

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05 May 2023

In Jahun, northern Nigeria, women and girls are admitted daily to the Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF/Doctors Without Borders) maternity department intensive care unit with life-threatening complications in pregnancy or childbirth. Registered critical care nurse, Theophilus Tyonongu, has followed in his parents’ footsteps to bring his skills and compassion to the unit’s lifesaving work.   

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20 Apr 2023

Dr. Ghazali Babiker, country director for MSF in Sudan, shares his account of the current humanitarian emergency.

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06 Apr 2023

Ban will only worsen the already dire humanitarian crisis in the country.