PRESS RELEASE: In our new report 'Out of Step' MSF has highlighted critical gaps in care for drug resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB) which is fuelling a worldwide public health crisis.

After a two year treatment Gibson Chijaka from Zimbabwe won the battle against DR-TB but lost two years of school life because of his medication.

After two years of treatment that included daily injections and nauseating pills, MSF has helped Gibson Chijaka overcome drug resistant tuberculosis.

Forced quarantine of asymptomatic health workers returning from fighting the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is not grounded on scientific evidence and could undermine efforts to curb the epidemic at its source.

Donka Ebola treatment centre in Conakry, Guinea.

PRESS RELEASE: MSF confirmed today that one of its international staff members who recently returned from Guinea has tested positive for Ebola haemorrhagic fever.

Kailahun Ebola Sierra Leone 2014

We have put in place stringent protocols to protect our staff from exposure to the Ebola virus and to monitor the health of returning staff. Read more about the protocols here.

Kollie James in Foya is the 1000st Ebola survivor

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.

Silje contracted Ebola while working for MSF in Sierra Leone. She began to show symptoms on 4th October and was flown home to Norway. Today, she was discharged after recovering from the virus.


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.

Iraq Stories

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."

Iraq: NFI distribution to people displaced by violence from Anbar province

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.

PCV Vaccination Campaign in Yida Camp

Reliance on cold chain means more than 22 million children worldwide did not complete their vaccinations in 2012


MSF doctor Josine Blanksma described eight months treating children in Baraka, DRC, at the height of the malaria season

PCV Vaccination Campaign in Yida Camp

New MSF study shows a tetanus vaccine remains effective for up to a month when used outside of a strict cold chain

Siyabulela Qwaka, XDR TB Survivor

Recently cured XDR-TB patient describes the side effects and struggles of living with DR-TB

A new strain of the Ebola virus is having no impact on MSF's work in Liberia and Guinea

Portraits from an MSF Vaccination Campaign at the Yida Refugee Camp in South Sudan.