PRESS RELEASE: MSF strongly condemns the 28th July attack on Gaza City’s Al Shifa hospital, where an MSF surgical team is working.
The story of Dorassio, whose arm was amputated after he was shot in Bouar, Central African Republic. Despite his condition, he says he will learn to write with his other hand to realise his dream of becoming a writer.
Months of conflict between armed groups in the province of North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo, have exposed civilians to extreme levels of violence. Many people have sustained life-threatening injuries, lost family members in the fighting, and have been forced to flee their homes.
Opinion and Debate: In the wake of the Scarlett Johannson-SodaStream-Oxfam imbroglio, Jonathan Whittall, Head of Humanitarian Analysis, looks at the relationship between politics and aid.
PRESS RELEASE: Over 270,000 people are left without healthcare after violence forces MSF medical staff to flee with patients in Unity State.
MSF's emergency team in South Kivu was immediately activated after receiving an alert on 2nd December from the Provincial General Hospital of South Kivu in Bukavu: the previous day, 30 people had been admitted to the cholera treatment centre, one of which had already died.
Following several fatal episodes of inter-communal violence last week in Bangui, the capital of Central African Republic (CAR), MSF medical teams treated more than 200 people at the community hospital and at the Castor Health Centre; 90 of the patients required life-saving surgeries.
Professor Paul McMaster, surgeon and president of MSF UK, spent a month in South Sudan at the peak of the crisis. This is a personal account of his time there.