Sarah Woznick is a specialist intensive care nurse. She was due to leave the mission in Gaza the day after operation “Protective Edge” began. She decided to stay on to help provide medical care.

Since the beginning of Operation Protective Edge in the Gaza Strip, the majority of the dead and wounded in Gaza are civilians and medical workers are also coming under fire

Ane Bjøru Fjeldsæter is a psychologist from Norway. For the past month, she has been working for MSF in Sierra Leone helping to fight an outbreak of Ebola that has already killed more than 500 people across three countries.

IPD - Airport Bangui CAR

PRESS RELEASE: Retrospective mortality study reveals massive levels of death due to violence against Muslims during peak of conflict in Central African Republic

Saving Gatluok, malnutrition in Leer, South Sudan

Find out what happened when two-year-old Gatluok was admitted to MSF's hospital in Leer, South Sudan, with severe malnutrition


Visit our projects around the world and see what we really do. This month we look to the resurgence of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, people displaced by the conflict in Central African Republic, our four missing colleagues in Democratic Republic of Congo, donating blood in Mali and migrants in Mexico.

Viral Load

PRESS RELEASE: High prices continue to represent a major barrier to affordable access of both new HIV medicines and viral load testing – which is the best way to monitor whether treatment is working – according to two reports released today.

Iraq - Medical care for those displaced by fighting in areas between Dohuk and Mosul

With the resurgence of violence in Iraq, an increasingly desperate situation is proving challenging for MSF and local healthcare staff.

MSF has scaled up its medical response after the five-hour ceasefire ended and an Israeli ground offensive began on 17th July.

 South Sudanese Refugees in Uganda

PRESS RELEASE: MSF aims to vaccinate around 10,000 South Sudanese children living as refugees in northern Uganda. The vaccines will provide protection against two of the main causes of respiratory infection in children.

Bauchi cholera

The cholera outbreak which began in January in Bauchi state, northeastern Nigeria, is now over. More than 15,500 cases were reported and about 14,000 of those were treated by MSF teams in Bauchi.

Ana Maria Tijerino, MSF psychologist and mental health advisor, has extensive experience caring for survivors of violence. But the atrocities happening in the gold and diamond-mining region of Ituri, in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), left her shocked and appalled.

Sarah Maynard in Leer, South Sudan

Sarah Maynard, from Southampton, was the project coordinator in MSF's hospital in Leer at the time of its destruction. Here, she describes what happened when the conflict came to the town and the disastrous knock-on effects it has had.

MSF post-op clinic in Gaza City

Jonathan Whittall poses the difficult question: should MSF stay and deliver care, while bearing witness – or walk away in outrage, refusing to be complicit?

Saving Gatluok, malnutrition in Leer, South Sudan

PRESS RELEASE: Children in parts of South Sudan are suffering from shocking rates of malnutrition.

MSF post-op clinic in Gaza City

The intensity of bombings in the Israeli military operation “Protective Edge” makes it extremely dangerous for the population and MSF teams in Gaza to move around.