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May 19, 2017

Nola Aniba Tito, 27, is one of the medical translators working in MSF health centre in Ofua 3 zone, in Rhino refugee settlement. Originally from a town in the Equatoria region, she fled violence in South Sudan in July 2016 with her children and started working with MSF in March 2017. As 86% of all South Sudanese refugees in Uganda are women and children, Nola is one of the many female head of households.

May 19, 2017

"They just slaughter you, whether you're a man, woman, or child. I lost all my brothers and my relatives. Life here is very difficult. With no man, nobody helps you.”

May 19, 2017

Vanessa Cramond is a nurse from Auckland, New Zealand, who recently spent two months as Emergency Medical Coordinator for Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in Uganda, which is facing an unparalleled influx of refugees from South Sudan.  

May 19, 2017

The situation for the civilian population of Central African Republic reached a new low this week, with clashes in Alindao on May 8, a large-scale attack on Bangassou on May 13 and fighting in Bria starting on May 15. Thousands of people are displaced, with little assistance. Signs of religious and ethnic-based targeting are becoming all too visible. By providing strong and reliable information from the field on regular basis, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), as one of the only humanitarian actors still on the ground, describes the violence and raising concerns about a quickly deteriorating situation.

May 18, 2017

Canadian project coordinator Will Plowright, who recently returned from working with MSF in Central African Republic, shares the story of one of his closest friends and colleagues, and highlights the crucial role that MSF's locally hired national staff — who make up more than 80 per cent of MSF's employees worldwide — play in our ability to deliver lifesaving care.

May 17, 2017

Ahead of a meeting of G20 health ministers this week in Berlin, the International President of Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) called on governments in an open letter to urgently address three major issues of concern for the organization’s work: attacks on hospitals, emergency preparedness and drug-resistant infections.

May 16, 2017

Over the last week, the city of Bangassou in Central African Republic CAR has being covered by fear and conflict after an intense fighting broke out between the UN forces and an armed group. On Tuesday 15, Doctors Without Borders/ Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) called all parties to agree to a ceasefire to allow for the deployment of urgent medical aid. This is the testimony of MSF physician Dr. Rene Colgo who currently head of mission in Bangassou city.

May 15, 2017

On Monday May 8, intense fighting broke out between one armed group and the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA) in Yongofongo centre. Over the weekend, another attack took place when the same armed group entered the UN force base.

May 12, 2017

One case of Ebola has been confirmed by the World Health Organization (WHO) in the Likati health zone of Bas Uele Province in the north of the Democratic Republic of Congo. A total of nine cases, including three deaths are so far being investigated.

May 11, 2017

Today marks the release of a new report by Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) that shines a light on a humanitarian crisis taking place just south of Canada and the United States, along the migration corridor from Central America northward through Mexico.

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