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

PRESS RELEASE: Intense shelling and aerial assaults in northern and central Iraq have hit hospitals and other medical facilities, some supported by MSF, depriving civilians of much needed medical care.

Follow three MSF doctors as they patch-up the wounded and attempt to save lives during a 12-hour shift in the emergency department of Al Shifa hospital in Gaza.

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

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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.

Myanmar, Dawei - MSF treats first CMVR patients with oral drug

PRESS RELEASE: MSF welcomes the announcement by the Union Government of Myanmar and the Rakhine State Government that MSF will be allowed to resume operations in Rakhine State, after it was forced to halt medical activities in February

HIV care in Myanmar

PRESS RELEASE: For the first time patients in Myanmar have begun to receive treatment for CMV retinitis, a neglected opportunistic disease associated with HIV/AIDS.

Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine is expanding its support to the training schemes of two of the UK’s leading aid agencies: MSF and Save the Children.

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.

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.

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.

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