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MSF in East Darfur: From emergency response to building up essential medical care for refugees and host communities

Since 2017, Sudan’s East Darfur state has hosted tens of thousands of refugees fleeing conflict in South Sudan. For the past five years, teams from Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) have provided refugees and local communities with medical care. In June 2022, MSF hands over its medical activities to the Sudanese Ministry of Health.

Mobile clinic in Kreneik, the latest MSF intervention before the violence re-started

Sudan: Violent attacks leave tens of thousands in West Darfur without access to healthcare

Violent attacks in and around Kreneik town and fighting in El Genina, in West Darfur, leaving wounded and sick people in desperate need without access to lifesaving medical care

El Geneina Teaching Hospital front entrance.

Violent attacks on communities, medical facilities looted and healthcare workers killed in Kreneik and El Geneina

The violent attacks started in Kreneik over the weekend, from where our teams received confirmation that the hospital that we support was attacked in Kreneik. Three people, including two medical workers were killed.


Sudan: MSF measles vaccination in East Darfur targets 30,000 children

This campaign is targeting people living in Kario camp and in the nearby El Ferdous and Bahr El Arab localities

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MSF alarmed over misuse of trademark name in Sudan, calls on authorities to address issue urgently

This is not the first time that MSF’s name – which is under international and legal trademark protection - has been used erroneously to reflect the statements of another different organization, and we have engaged with the concerned Sudanese officials on multiple occasions to rectify and assert our independent position.


Sudan: “Unacceptable” detention of MSF medical team in Khartoum

Nine MSF staff members were detained by the Sudanese authorities in the capital Khartoum on the evening of 24 January, before being released the following morning.

A child running in the village of Al Hashaba, December 2020

Sudan: MSF hands over medical activities in Al-Hashaba transit camp

MSF remains committed to the people in the region, and continues to work in Um Rakuba and Al-Tanideba refugee camps


Sudan: MSF leaves lasting legacy of a hospital for the community in White Nile state

This month, MSF is handing over its medical activities in White Nile state, including Al-Kashafa hospital, to the Sudanese Ministry of Health.