MSF team leader in Monrovia, Jackson K.P. Naimah, addresses a UN Security Council Emergency Session on Ebola.

Violence in eastern Ukraine

Opinion and Debate: Jonathan Whittall airs his concerns about the impartiality of humanitarian organisations working in Ukraine. "If humanitarian actors collaborate with only one party to the conflict this means that thousands risk not receiving the aid that they need."

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.


This month we look at the response to the Ebola outbreak, the escape of our colleague in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the aftermath of the conflict in Gaza, and at the psychological and physical well being of refugees in Ethiopia and Uganda and those from Syria.

MSF confirms that one of its international staff members in Liberia has been diagnosed with Ebola haemorrhagic fever.


MSF teams are running mobile clinics in Central African Republic to reach villagers, many of whom are still living in the bush too fearful to return to their homes.

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.

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.

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.

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

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).

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.

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.