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October 15, 2015

Last week, violence broke out yet again in Bangui, capital of Central African Republic, forcing thousands of people to flee and seek shelter and protection. Against this backdrop of persistent tension and instability, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams continue to provide assistance to the displaced in Bangui.

September 29, 2015

Since last weekend, a new eruption of violence has engulfed Bangui, the capital city of Central African Republic. Despite the tension and insecurity, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams are maintaining their presence and are treating the wounded who manage to arrive at the three MSF medical facilities in town.

September 07, 2015

Tens of thousands of people will continue to die of snakebite unnecessarily unless the global health community takes action to ensure treatment and anti-venom is made available, warns international medical organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) ahead of a symposium to take place in Basel, Switzerland on Tuesday, September 8.

September 03, 2015

For the past 18 months, 400 people have been living under self-imposed exile within their own city behind the high walls and locked gates of the Bishop’s compound in Berbérati, Central African Republic (CAR), to escape violence.

July 17, 2015

Canadian nurse, Amy Nyland, describes what she learned from her local colleagues while working with MSF in Bossangoa, Central African Republic.

March 02, 2015

This article appears in the Spring 2015 issue of Dispatches, the MSF Canada magazine.

February 25, 2015

Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) began providing vaccinations this week for at least 18,000 children under the age of 15, mostly living the Batangafo camp for internally displaced persons (IDPs) in northern Central African Republic (CAR). The camp has become the largest in the country, with a population of around 35,000 people.  Besides vaccinations agains measles and polio, the children will receive vitamins and treatment against parasites.

February 12, 2015

Djamilou is a logistician with Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF). He was most recently in Niger, but he first started working with MSF in his home country of Central African Republic (CAR).

January 28, 2015

More than one year after the start of the emergency response to help refugees from the Central African Republic (CAR) who have been fleeing to the eastern part of Cameroon, the work of Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) continues. These refugees remain vulnerable, with many suffering from psychological trauma.