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21/08/2020

After months of bitter inter-communal clashes, fighting has continued to sweep across Jonglei State and the Greater Pibor Administrative area. The latest wave in violence, which started in early June and ended mid-August, has left tens of thousands of people displaced in...

Emergency response  in Pibor
19/08/2020

This year MSF has witnessed extraordinary high levels of complex conflict and violence within the region. The latest wave of violence has left tens of thousands of people displaced in the bush in need of healthcare, as well as food, clean water and sanitation and basic...

13/08/2020

By documenting the first phase of MSF’s global COVID-19 response from the beginning of the year through May, we want to provide a transparent picture of our interventions, reflect on some of the major challenges we faced, and share our best practices in fighting this...

Round of medical staff in the COVID-19 patients ward.
13/08/2020

Five months after confirmation of a first case of coronavirus in Cameroon, we now have a clearer understanding of how COVID-19 has spread through the country and the correct response.  Franck Ale, regional epidemiologist for MSF in Dakar, Senegal and Yap Boum...

Pierre Badarani at the MSF tent in Mar Mikhael neighborhood
12/08/2020

MSF is carrying out an emergency response to support the people most impacted by the explosion in Beirut 

06/08/2020

Due to a decrease in admissions of people with COVID-19, MSF and the Department of Health have decided to scale down and close the facility by mid-August, with MSF now shifting focus to the Eastern Cape Province.

30/07/2020

Cepheid has set the price for each COVID-19 test at US$19.80 in 145 developing countries, including the world’s poorest countries where people live on less than two dollars per day. 

A mother with her new-born in Mrima Hospital
28/07/2020

Viral hepatitis caused 1.34 million deaths in 2015, a number comparable to deaths caused by TB and higher than those caused by HIV. However, the number of deaths due to viral hepatitis is, worryingly, increasing over time, while mortality caused by tuberculosis and HIV is...

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COVID-19 Coronavirus

Most of the world's countries have reported cases of coronavirus disease COVID-19 and MSF teams in over 70 countries are now racing to respond to the pandemic.  

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