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.


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.

Refugees fleeing violence in CAR in southern Chad

Most vaccines must be kept at 2-8°C (35-46°F), or they will spoil. Storing, transporting and administering them in conditions where MSF works are some of our biggest logistical challenges.

Lebanon -Providing medical care to Syrian refugees in the Bekaa Valley

The civil war in Syria means that refugees are often unable to access medicines for chronic diseases, which can lead to serious complications

Refugees fleeing violence in CAR in southern Chad

CAR refugees describe their difficult journeys to Chad

A first person account of the Ebola outbreak by Michel Van Herp, an MSF epidemiologist working in Guinea.

Malakal South Sudan 2014

Over a million people have been displaced in 100 days of violence.