September 09, 2014

Médecins Sans Frontières/ Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has opened two treatment centres in response to the Ebola epidemic raging in the Boende health zone of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

September 02, 2014

After the return to safety of one of its colleagues who was abducted over one year ago in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) is asking for help to find the remaining members of its team who are still missing.

September 02, 2014

Statement of Dr. Joanne Liu, International President of Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) delivered to the United Nations on September 2, 2014

August 26, 2014

Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has launched a response to the confirmed Ebola viral hemorrhagic fever outbreak in Equateur Province, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The medical organization, present in DRC for more than 30 years, is sending doctors, nurses, logistics experts and hygiene specialists to the epicentre of this outbreak.

July 15, 2014

Women, men and children are being abducted for months at a time by armed militias and made to work as sex slaves and forced labourers in the gold and diamond mining region of the Okapi forest, eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), in a terror campaign that shows no signs of stopping.

April 25, 2014

Josine Blanksma , a physician with Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF), worked in Baraka hospital in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) for eight months. During her time there, Blanksma treated hundreds of patients for malaria, a parasitic infection that can be particularly fatal in children.

Here she describes what it was like treating her young patients for the disease:

March 03, 2014
Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is in the grip of an emergency. For two decades, persistent conflict in its eastern provinces, instability in other regions and a dysfunctional health system have led to recurrent humanitarian crises and disease outbreaks.
January 08, 2014

Mai-Mai militias and government forces have been clashing in the area around Shamwana, Katanga province, in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) since November 2013. Villages have been burned to the ground, and people have fled.

October 07, 2013

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has been forced to scale back its medical work in and around Mweso hospital, in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The decision follows a succession of incidents where staff were intimidated, patients threatened, medical vehicles stopped and searched, and hospital grounds violated.

September 12, 2013

For the past two weeks, tens of thousands of displaced people have been living in precarious conditions in the Ituri region, in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).