Stories & News

Medical activity manager talks to patients in Rafah
13 Jan 2024

Over the past three months, the Israeli Forces’ all-out assault on the Gaza Strip has drastically diminished the options for people to find medical care. The amount of safe space for organisations to provide healthcare to people is now virtually non-existent. Constant evacuation orders and attacks on health facilities have repeatedly forced organisations such as Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) to evacuate hospitals and leave patients behind.

Family portrait of Mileta Sargsyan
12 Jan 2024

Adjusting to an uncertain future after displacement.

MSF team member in Nabatiyeh

Since the start of the Israel-Gaza war, escalating military activity along Lebanon’s southern border has forced thousands of people in border towns to flee north or to major cities. 

Destrution in Gaza

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) condemns in the strongest possible terms 8 January strike on an MSF shelter, which led to the death of the five-year-old daughter of an MSF staff member.

Zernove transit shelter
09 Jan 2024

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is partnering with the local volunteer organisation, Way of Ukraine, who run a transit shelter in Zernove in Kharkiv region. 

Masalit family of refugees in Chad
09 Jan 2024

A retrospective mortality survey carried out among Sudanese refugees in Chad documents the appalling scale of violence that swept through the region last June, while atrocities have continued in recent months in the region of El Geneina, the capital of West Darfur. 

Children walking in Camp 5 after fires, Bangladesh
09 Jan 2024

At one hour past midnight on January 7, a fire broke out in Camp 5, one of the 33 camps in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh. 

As a result, 7,000 Rohingya refugees are now without shelter. Again. 

Baby Mikaela, treated by the MSF team at Adre.
05 Jan 2024

Little Mikaela is a spark of hope. For everyone in the MSF teams helping in east of Chad, but also to the refugees who know that their children can received free care when needed. 

HIV positive patient
04 Jan 2024

At the end of 2023, people living with HIV in the care of MSF in Dawei were transferred to the National Aids Program, whereas MSF’s support still remain

Two mothers carrying their children in the new neonatal ward
04 Jan 2024

Dr Monica Costeira from Portugal is a paediatrician in MSF’s project in Mazar-i-Sharif in Balkh Province of Afghanistan. Following a four month assignment, she reports on the gaps in access to paediatric and neonatal healthcare for mothers in northern Afghanistan and describes the strength and resilience of families and children at the Mazar-i-Sharif Regional Hospital.