• Bourbon Argos Search and Rescue operations

    Meinie Nicolai, Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors without Borders (MSF) President, has recently returned from a mission as nurse supervisor on MSF's Bourbon Argos search and rescue boat in the Mediterranean. Here,

  • Emergency Surgical Unit, Aden

    Husni Mansoor is a nurse supervisor with MSF. His family have fled the city and he wasn't able to say goodbye. He describes his work at the hospital and how the fighting has personally affected him and those living in the city.

  • Kenya - Dadaab refugee camp

    PRESS RELEASE: As violence and threats in the northeastern province of Kenya escalate, international medical organisation Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has evacuated 42 of its staff from Dadaab refugee camps to Nairobi.

  • Meningitis Epidemic in Niger

    A meningitis epidemic sweeping across Niger has already infected more than 6,500 people and claimed 443 lives according to the authorities. MSF doctor Clément Van Galen, in Niamey, reports on our emergency response.




An MSF doctor comforts an Ebola orphan in Gueckedou, Guinea.

The number of Ebola patients may be going down, but epidemiologist Amanda Tiffany, who works for the research arm of MSF, explains why every last contact needs to be traced to help bring the epidemic to an end.


PRESS RELEASE: Following the deadly tragedies which reportedly claimed 300 of lives as ships carrying migrants to reach Europe sank in the Mediterranean Sea, MSF calls on the EU to immediately reassess its policies on migrants and border controls, and to stop putting thousands of lives at stake.


The medical situation in besieged areas in Syria are at a tipping point. Intense bombings have become an almost daily reality in the East Ghouta area, near Damascus. With Syrian doctors and nurses still there, they are facing overwhelming difficulties to keep saving lives.

A woman walks along a rooftop in a slum in Dhaka, Bangladesh, in 2012.

Victims of recent arson attacks in Dhaka, Bangladesh, are now able to access psycho-social care from Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF).


A little more than a year after the current conflict started in South Sudan, the humanitarian situation remains dire. Obstetric nurse Siobhan O’Malley has provided healthcare in both Malakal and Bentiu, key towns hardest hit by the fighting. Here she reflects on working on the frontline.


Thousands of people fleeing violence in the contested border area between Sudan and South Sudan are in desperate need of food, water and medical care.


PRESS RELEASE: A trial of the experimental Ebola drug brincidofovir in Liberia has been halted due to a significant drop in the number of new Ebola cases


MSF is deeply shocked and saddened by the killing of Paulin Langbazounga, a colleague from the Comité de Gestion Sanitaire in Central African Republic.


MSF is preparing to respond to potential violence in northern Nigeria in the lead up to the presidential elections next month.

Berita and her baby

Read the incredible story of Makhanga village's newest arrival, born in the aftermath of the worst floods in Malawi's living memory.