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May 03, 2016

A week after an MSF-supported hospital in Aleppo, Syria was destroyed by direct airstrikes, MSF Canada's executive director, Stephen Cornish, calls on UN member states to reaffirm their obligations to protect hospitals in conflict zones.

November 26, 2015

October 3, 2015, will forever remain a black day in the history of Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). In the early hours of the morning, MSF’s trauma hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, came under precise and repeated airstrikes. As the attack continued, our colleagues fought for their lives and for the lives of their patients with extraordinary determination and courage.

October 03, 2015

MSF nurse Lajos Zoltan Jecs was in Kunduz trauma hospital when the facility was struck by a series of aerial bombing raids in the early hours of Saturday morning. He describes his experience:

October 03, 2015

The international medical organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) condemns in the strongest possible terms the horrific aerial bombing of its hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan. Twelve staff members and at least seven patients, including three children, were killed; 37 people were injured including 19 staff members. This attack constitutes a grave violation of International Humanitarian Law.

September 29, 2015

A Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) trauma hospital has been overwhelmed with wounded as heavy fighting between government and opposition forces engulfed Afghanistan’s Kunduz City on Monday.

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.

February 25, 2014

Access to medical care in Afghanistan ill-adapted to meet needs created by the conflict, reveals a report by MSF.