PRESS RELEASE: MSF denounces international inaction in Ebola-stricken African countries; states must deploy specialised medical assets now

Emergency intervention in the Transit camp of Bubukwanga

After the escape of one of our abducted colleagues, MSF asks for help to find the three other members of our team who were taken more than a year ago.

Violence in eastern Ukraine

Hospitals are shelled, ambulances are taken by armed groups, civilians are injured, and as the conflict spreads, there are few safe places to hide. MSF emergency coordinator Colette Gadenne, just back from the Donetsk region, describes the escalating humanitarian situation in eastern Ukraine.

Honduras - An epidemic of violence

MSF is providing much needed medical and psychological care to victims of sexual violence in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, one of the world's most violent cities.

Gaza, MSF Support to Al Shifa hospital

For 50 days, Gaza’s Al Shifa hospital has lived to the rhythm of fighting followed by ceasefire followed by fighting again. Find out more about our work in the hospital.


This month we take a look at our work treating civilians caught in the cross fire in Gaza, our mental health project in the West Bank, the continuing Ebola emergency, cholera in Ethiopia, new treatment to prevent blindness in Myanmar and a study into the violence in the Central African Republic.

HIV program in Ndhiwa sub-county, Homa Bay

Ndhiwa in western Kenya has one of the highest rates of HIV infection in the world. But that is set to change as Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) teams up with county and sub-county health authorities to stop the epidemic in its tracks.

Oral cholera vaccination campaign, South Sudan, Maban, Dec'12/Jan'13

More than 315 cholera cases have been recorded in South Sudan since the Ministry of Health officially declared an outbreak in the capital, Juba, on 15th May 2014.

Treating multi drug resistant TB and HIV/AIDS in Manipur, India

Opinion and Debate: Bev Stringer and Katy Athersuch argue that amid the Pfizer-AstraSeneca takeover talks, a key point has been missed: the need for the pharmaceutical industry to meet public health needs.

Extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis survivor, and former MSF patient, Phumeza Tisile delivered this impassioned speech to delegates at the WHA in Geneva on behalf of MSF yesterday.

MSF explo teams in Bocaranga on January 25, city deserted after fighting

After responding to a mass casualty event and watching a convoy take Muslims out of the town of Bozoum, MSF doctor Natalie Roberts travelled around north west CAR running clinics. While she expected to spend most of her time treating violence-related injuries, in north west CAR she found that malaria, malnutrition and lack of access to healthcare were huge problems.

XDR-TB can be cured. The story of Phumeza Tisile.

PRESS RELEASE: Phumeza Tisile, co-author of the DR-TB Manifesto and XDR-TB survivor, delivers an urgent plea to World Health Assembly delegates on behalf of 50,000 supporters worldwide.


PRESS RELEASE: Abduction forces closure of three of MSF’s medical facilities providing care to 150,000 Syrians

Violence in CAR

Opinion and Debate: Michaël Neuman and Delphine Chedorge ask whether MSF was auxillary to a criminal process in Central African Republic, when a whole community was emptied from the country.

Women with black eye following inter-partners violence

MSF is working with the authorities in Papua New Guinea to set up family support centres throughout the country and provide essential services to victims of violence.

Migrants in Mexico

Emiliano Lucero is Argentinian and has just returned from Mexico after working there for a year as a medical coordinator for MSF.