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The scars are visible [Photo: MSF/Paul Odongo]
15/02/2020

MSF runs a program in Embu County that focuses on testing models of care for non-communicable diseases (NCDs) within existing primary health facilities. The project, run in nine health facilities, involves MSF staff mentoring Ministry of Health (MoH) medical staff in...

Eagle Pass International Bridge, where USA border police intercept them in the middle of the channel.[Photo: Juan Carlos Tomasi]
10/02/2020

Mexico City/New York, NY, February 11, 2020—New migration policies imposed by the United States and Mexico are trapping many Central Americans in dangerous conditions, with severe consequences for their physical and mental health, said the international medical humanitarian...

The queue before distribution at the Tse Lowi displacement site. [Photo: MSF/Solen Mourlon]
10/02/2020

Over one million people have been displaced by violence in Ituri since December 2017. About 200.000 are currently living in dire conditions on displaced people sites, in makeshift shelters, lacking food, clean water and access to health care.

Nutrition assistant Abubakar Sediq prepares a prescription for a woman after examining her in MSF’s new hospital in Al Kashafa refugee camp, in Sudan’s White Nile state.[Photo: MSF/Musab Sahnon]
04/02/2020

In December 2019, MSF opened a new 85-bed hospital in White Nile state, Sudan, upgrading the existing services in order to strengthen the quality of healthcare provided to South Sudanese refugees and the local community. The hospital, in Al Kashafa refugee camp, provides...

A new patient has just arrived at the Matadi measles treatment center. Dr Ousmane and Thérèse, the nurse supervisor, installs his catheter.[Photo: Solen Mourlon/MSF]
03/02/2020

Dr Nicolas Peyraud, an MSF vaccination referent, has just returned from several assignments in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), where he helped to set up measles vaccination campaigns in collaboration with UNICEF and the Congolese Ministry of Health. In areas also...

ITFC nurse Mary Kainesia
01/02/2020

Forty-seven nurses and midwives have returned home to Sierra Leone to take up jobs in hospitals and health centres across the country after successfully completing a two-year diploma in Ghana. Their return will boost  efforts to recover from the devastating blow to its...

Bodies at War
28/01/2020

Bodies at War recounts the stories of four families whose lives have been scarred by years of conflict in the Middle East. MSF has joined forces with Upian to produce a unique multimedia smartphone experience based on the stories of Hassan, Qatada, Joud and Abu Wesam now...

Al Kashafa Hospital 2020 [Photo: MSF/Musab Sahnon]
24/01/2020

Khartoum/Al Kashafa, 23 January 2020 – Today, Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders (MSF) inaugurates a new hospital in Al Kashafa refugee camp, White Nile state, Sudan. The hospital will strengthen the quality of healthcare being provided to...

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