• Clinical Management Tablets

    A unique collaboration between MSF and Google to develop new technology for use at the height of the Ebola epidemic now offers huge promise to help improve medical care and save lives in a range of other humanitarian emergencies.

  • Javid holds Warrah, a young Ebola survivor, in Kailahun.

    This week marks a year since the Ebola epidemic began in Guinea and spread throughout West Africa. Since the outbreak began, more than 10,000 people have lost their lives to the disease. Here, we meet people who have survived under our care and we meet people who have helped others to recover. For some, they are both.

  • East Ukraine Conflict, Donetsk, FEB 2015

    Although fighting in eastern Ukraine has reduced since a ceasefire came into effect on 15th February, shelling continues in some areas and medical needs remain urgent on both sides of the frontline. Here, we meet some of the many people whose lives have been turned upside down because of the conflict.

  • Victims of chlorine attack

    PRESS RELEASE: A chlorine attack in the north west of Syria 16th March has killed six people and poisoned a further 70 civilians, according to reports by Syrian doctors working in the region who were contacted by MSF.





A man in Uganda was diagnosed with Marburg hemorrhagic fever, a disease similar to Ebola, on 29th September. MSF is increasing its response to contain the infection.


Recent violence in Iraq has left an estimated 1.8 million people displaced and living in poor conditions affecting their health. MSF is reinforcing its activities to cope with new and increasing medical needs.


People continue to live in fear and pain in the Cauca mountains, southern Colombia, an area in the country with the most armed activity. MSF is providing much needed mental health support in the remote area.


MSF confirms that one of its international staff members in Sierra Leone has been diagnosed with Ebola.


Cokie van der Velde, a sanitation specialist with MSF, describes a recent experience with a young patient orphaned from Ebola in Monrovia, Liberia.


MSF teams have begun distributing more than 50,000 family protection and home disinfection kits in Monrovia as part of the organisation’s Ebola response.


Ebola response teams, including 50 MSF staff, are currently working in very difficult conditions in the Democratic Republic of Congo to treat patients and raise awareness of the Ebola outbreak which has not yet been contained.


PRESS RELEASE: One year after the tragic shipwreck off the island of Lampedusa in Italy, wars such as in Syria, protracted crises and chaos in Libya continue to push an unprecedented number of refugees to Europe.


In the refugee camp near Bentiu, South Sudan, where tens of thousands of people have taken refuge to flee violence, living conditions have improved but MSF remains cautious over the population's health and safety as no political solution to the crisis is in sight.


Since the beginning of the Ebola outbreak, medical and non-medical staff from the health ministries of the affected countries, as well as the NGOs supporting them, have been on the frontline of the battle against the disease.