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June 26, 2015

Heavy clashes between security forces and armed opposition groups in the north-eastern province of Kunduz in Afghanistan have led to a surge in wounded arriving at Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)’s trauma centre in Kunduz city. From June 20 to 23, MSF’s medical teams treated 77 patients directly wounded in the fighting; one-third of these patients were women and children. 

June 20, 2015

Today is World Refugee Day. Since the start of 2015, more than 100,000 asylum seekers have fled from countries like Eritrea, Syria, Somalia and Yemen, united in their desire to escape from conflict, instability, persecution and limited access to humanitarian assistance.

June 19, 2015

Busra hospital, in Syria’s Dara’a governorate, was destroyed after being hit by ten barrel bombs in one night last week. It is one of ten medical facilities that have been targeted in the past month. Busra hospital was the only health facility providing neonatal and dialysis services in Dara’a.

June 11, 2015

More than 100 injured people, including women and children, were received by medical teams working with Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in Aden, a major port city in Yemen, yesterday as a result of heavy shelling on the Al-Basateen residential area of the city.

June 04, 2015

Last Sunday, a Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) team provided emergency psychological support at the port of Augusta in Sicily, Italy, to 18 out of 454 migrants who had been rescued at sea trying to cross the Mediterranean from Libya over the weekend.

June 02, 2015

The international medical humanitarian medical organization Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) is sending 8 teams to assist those affected by the Earthquake in Nepal.

May 09, 2015

After 42 days with no recorded cases of Ebola, Liberia has been declared Ebola-free by the World Health Organization (WHO) – news that has been welcomed by the international medical organization Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF).

However, MSF warns that, with new cases of Ebola still being recorded in neighbouring Guinea and Sierra Leone, the outbreak is not over yet.

May 09, 2015

Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) is gravely concerned about an imminent attack on the town of Leer in South Sudan, and the potential impact on civilians and medical facilities.

The international medical humanitarian organisation has been forced to withdraw its international staff and halt all medical services at Leer hospital due to heavy fighting in Unity State.

 

May 08, 2015

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has begun medical activities in Bikenge, an isolated mining town in Maniema Province, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

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