Maternity unit in Domeez Camp, Iraq

An estimated 2,100 babies are born in Domeez camp each year. MSF saw the need for a dedicated maternity unit in the camp, which was opened in August this year and is staffed by Syrian refugees.

Kailahun, Sierra Leone

The world must act now to fight Ebola or many more people will die, the MSF International President, Joanne Liu, told the UN today - two weeks after member states failed to respond to her powerful speech in New York. Read the full text of the speech.

Liberia - Mamadee, 11, Ebola survivor

Eleven-year-old Mamadee defies all odds to overcome Ebola in our case management centre in Foya, Liberia.

HIV Testing at night in Gutu, Zimbabwe 2014

In the rural Gutu district of Zimbabwe, teams from MSF and the ministry of Health scour the countryside in search of those who need to be initiated on treatment.

MSF has opened two Ebola treatment centres in response to the epidemic raging in Boende health zone, Democratic Republic of Congo.

Liberia - Foya Ebola management centre

Johnson-Boie's brother Eric sadly passed away after contracting the Ebola virus in Liberia on 23rd August. Eric is one of three of our colleagues who died in the space of a week from the deadly disease.


Video and full text of MSF International President Dr Joanne Liu's speech to the United Nations calling for member states to deploy civilian and military assets with expertise in bio-hazard containment in West Africa.

Refugees fleeing violence in CAR in southern Chad

As part of its ongoing strategy to combat malaria in Chad MSF has launched a third round of seasonal malaria chemoprevention in areas where malaria is the leading cause of mortality for children under five.

Central African Republic, Batangafo, Low Res Images

MSF has been forced to stop its activities almost entirely in the city of Batangafo, in northern Central African Republic (CAR).

Nasir South Sudan

After three months running the maternity ward at MSF's hospital in Nasir, South Sudan, it was almost time for midwife Patricia van der Dennen to return home. But then fighting reached the town.

Kailahun Ebola Sierra Leone 2014

Ella Watson-Syker, a health promoter in MSF's emergency intervention in Sierra Leone, tells the story of a young girl, one of the many victims of the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.

PRESS RELEASE: MSF denounces international inaction in Ebola-stricken African countries; states must deploy specialised medical assets now

MSF psychologists have been providing mental health support to injured Palestinians after weeks of violence in the West Bank.

Emergency intervention in the Transit camp of Bubukwanga

After the escape of one of our abducted colleagues, MSF asks for help to find the three other members of our team who were taken more than a year ago.

Violence in eastern Ukraine

Hospitals are shelled, ambulances are taken by armed groups, civilians are injured, and as the conflict spreads, there are few safe places to hide. MSF emergency coordinator Colette Gadenne, just back from the Donetsk region, describes the escalating humanitarian situation in eastern Ukraine.

support for hospitals in eastern Ukraine.

Following months of intense conflict, an increasingly alarming humanitarian situation is unfolding in eastern Ukraine.

West Bank July 2014

This month we take a look at our work treating civilians caught in the cross fire in Gaza, our mental health project in the West Bank, the continuing Ebola emergency, cholera in Ethiopia, new treatment to prevent blindness in Myanmar and a study into the violence in the Central African Republic.