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Mediterranean Sea

Aquarius Forced to terminate Operations as Europe condemns people to drown

As refugees, migrants and asylum seekers continue to die in the Mediterranean Sea, MSF and its partner SOS Méditerranée have been forced to terminate operations by the search and rescue vessel Aquarius.

Nigeria

The neglected disease that destroys faces and lives

Since 2014, MSF supports the Noma Children Hospital in Sokoto, northwest Nigeria, the only fully dedicated to Noma hospital in the world.

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Country's worst Ebola epidemic continues to spread

The Ebola epidemic continues to spread through the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)’s North Kivu province. Our teams continue to strengthen their efforts to help bring the epidemic under control.

Guinea-Bissau

Five things to know about our emergency paediatric project in Bissau

MSF is currently working at the paediatric ward of the National Hospital Simão Mendes, the biggest health structure of Guinea Bissau and the reference hospital for the entire country.

Pharmaceutical corporations are failing children with HIV

MSF criticised pharmaceutical companies for their delays and failure to develop appropriate formulations of HIV medicines for children.

Nauru

Medical report shows disastrous impact of Australia’s offshore processing policy

Data shows that the mental health suffering among refugees, asylum seekers and Naruans on Nauru is among the worst MSF has ever seen, with Australia's containment policy to blame.

South Sudan

125 women and girls seek emergency assistance after horrific sexual violence

Over the past week, MSF teams have provided emergency medical and psycho-social assistance to 125 women and girls who were raped, beaten and brutalised in Rubkona county, northern South Sudan, in the 10 days between 19 and 29 November 2018.

Palestine

Gaza injuries pose risk of leaving lives permanently shattered

The huge numbers of patients with complex and serious gunshot wounds are overwhelming the healthcare system in Gaza, leaving thousands in danger of infection and disability.

Fleeing invisible wars in Central America

El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras have long been burdened by deep social inequality, political instability, and conflict. In this context, civilians face the ever-present threat of violence.

Honduras

Cycles of violences in Honduras

There’s no avoiding violence in Honduras, even at home. Corruption, fear of retribution, and limited access to essential health services often leave victims with no protection and few choices but to leave home.

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