Amidst all the loss and suffering, there are several stories of survival. Today, out of all the patients cared for in MSF’s projects in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia, we celebrate the one thousandth survivor.
Orthopedic surgeon Dr Ali Al-Ani describes his work in MSF's reconstructive surgery project in Amman. "I feel proud that this project has relieved the suffering of so many patients especially as those who are referred here may not be able to afford such care otherwise."
Despite a very volatile security situation in Tikrit, an MSF team is providing the displaced people gathered there with relief items and assessing their medical needs.
Sixteen civilians, including three national staff members with MSF, were killed during an armed robbery on MSF hospital grounds in the northern town of Boguila, in the Central African Republic on Saturday afternoon.
PRESS RELEASE: MSF condemns the unspeakable acts of violence in Bentiu during and after a major battle on 15th April. Tens of thousands of people have had to flee to UNMISS camps for safety, where they now face life-threatening living conditions.
Reliance on cold chain means more than 22 million children worldwide did not complete their vaccinations in 2012
New MSF study shows a tetanus vaccine remains effective for up to a month when used outside of a strict cold chain