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An MSF staff uses the point-of-care-ultrasound to check vital signs in Malakal, South Sudan

Tackling TB in Sudan and South Sudan

Over recent years, MSF has integrated the diagnosis and treatment of TB into some of its medical programmes in Sudan and South Sudan in order to help tackle this disease, treating refugees, internally displaced people and local communities.

Nutrition assistant prepares a prescription for a woman in Al Kashafa

Four things you need to know about South Sudanese refugees in Sudan

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 primary and secondary healthcare for patients with complicated conditions, including severely malnourished children and people with chronic infectious diseases, such as HIV and tuberculosis (TB).

Al Kashafa Hospital 2020

New MSF hospital in White Nile state to strengthen the quality of healthcare provided to refugees and local community

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 South Sudanese refugees and the local community.

Annie Kashung, MSF’s medical activity manager [Photo: Igor Barbero/MSF]

Malaria outbreak in North Darfur, Sudan

Annie Kashung is MSF’s medical activity manager responding to the malaria outbreak in El Fasher, the capital of Sudan´s North Darfur state. In this interview, she provides some insight into what is happening in response to four questions:


Libya: alarming rates of malnutrition and inhumane conditions in Tripoli detention centre

A nutritional survey from MSF shows that 25% of people in a Libyan detention centre are malnourished or underweight, with children and young people more likely to be affected

Mental health consultation in the MSF hospital in Nduta refugee camp, Tanzania. [© MSF/Pierre-Yves Bernard]

Displaced and distressed: the case of mental health in East Africa

With the exception of Dadaab Refugee Camp in Kenya, nearly all MSF mental health programmes in the East and Horn region have seen a significant increase of patients.


North Darfur: Only distant dreams of returning home for people in Sortoni camp

MSF Head of Mission, Elmounzer Ag Jiddou, explains life in the camp, which is home to more than 23,000 people