Stories & News

Dr Nada Malou using the app
03 Jun 2024

Without proper diagnostics and staff who can interpret test results, antibiotics are prescribed blindly – driving the rise of resistant bacteria worldwide. Dr Malou, MSF microbiologist has developed an app to act as a diagnostic test and a learning tool in countries where there is a shortage of microbiologists.

 Makeshift shelter of displaced people in the University of Zalingei, Central Darfur state, Sudan.
29 May 2024

Hospitals hit and death toll soars as violent fighting engulfs El Fasher, Sudan, leaving nowhere safe in the city; MSF calls urgently for protection of civilians, health workers and health structures.

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.

Aerial view of a refugee camp for displaced Palestinians in the southern Gaza town of Rafah’s Al-Salam neighborhood.

“No single health care facility in Gaza can handle a mass casualty event such as this one.”

South Sudan
27 May 2024

In recent years, both increased flooding and more severe droughts have made food and water scarce, with cattle keepers and farmers moving farther from functional healthcare facilities and medical care.

21 May 2024

The displaced people of Al-Hasahisa camp, in Zalingei, capital of Central Darfur state, found themselves caught in between the crossfire. Besieged by RSF for months, the injured were left unable to seek medical care outside the camp, and water and food supplies were blocked.

21 May 2024

MSF calls on the warring parties to stop violating health facilities and guarantee the safety of medical personnel and to grant the necessary travel permits for our staff and supplies.

Al Shifa
21 May 2024

In the last seven months the healthcare system in the Gaza Strip has been systematically dismantled. Staff and patients from Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) have had to leave 12 different health structures and have endured 26 violent incidents.

Communities in South Sudan collecting water
21 May 2024

Water and sanitation specialist, Syed Imran Ali, was working in a refugee camp in South Sudan when his team were faced with a mystery. What they discovered changed how they thought about safe water supply, and is now helping to save lives in humanitarian crises around the world.