Stories & News

Art auction
19 Dec 2023

In response to the humanitarian crisis occurring in Gaza, a group of Australian artists came together and organised an online auction to raise funds for Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), raising a total of AUD $218,496, in one week.

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.

Dr Rasheed Fakhri, MSF surgeon
21 Dec 2023

In the aftermath of a harrowing war in his cherished homeland, Iraq, Dr Rasheed Fakhri found himself at a crossroads. To stay or to flee. 

Little did he know that this uncertain path would lead him to serve his fellow Iraqis for nearly 17 years, far from the familiar streets of home. This is the story of his unchartered journey with MSF, where his dedication and compassion played a pivotal role in reshaping lives amidst the chaos of post-war Iraq.

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.

MSF convoy attacked in Gaza
17 Dec 2023

Ricardo Martinez is a logistics coordinator with Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) who is just back from four weeks in Gaza. 

 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. 

13 Dec 2023

MSF offices around the world are targeting their governments or multilateral organisations with open letters, protests and social media initiatives.

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.