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Ukraine: Hospitals shelled and civilians cut off as fighting intensifies

As fighting escalates in eastern Ukraine to a level not seen since August, the situation for...

Sudan: Denial of access forces Médecins Sans Frontières section closure

The Brussels-based operational centre of Médecins Sans Frontières today announced it has been...


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Médecins Sans Frontières responds to an upsurge in malaria cases in Bangladesh


Nearly 1,700 people receive treatment in Chittagong Hill Tracts, a remote area where the infectious disease is endemic.

Distributing Ebola protection kits in Liberia


“This is an imperfect solution in a situation that is far from ideal”

Nigeria: Médecins Sans Frontières treats over 13,500 cholera patients


The cholera outbreak which began in January in Bauchi State, north-eastern Nigeria, is now over. More than 15,500 cases were reported and about 14,000 of those were treated by Médecins Sans Frontières teams in Bauchi.

Ebola: Psychosocial support essential to responding to epidemic in Guéckédou, Guinea


In the Médecins Sans Frontières Ebola case management centre (CMC) in Guéckédou, Guinea, a team of seven provides psychosocial support to the people and communities affected by Ebola. It is a difficult but indispensable task in...

Ebola in Liberia – Malaria must be treated, too


Every year, malaria claims victims in Liberia. The disease is endemic there. However, with the Ebola epidemic, it has become very difficult, if not impossible, to obtain treatment. In response, Médecins Sans Frontières has begun...

Ebola Training Videos


In response to the urgent need for trained health professionals to assist in the efforts to contain the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, Médecins Sans Frontières has been running training sessions in Brussels for international aid...

"For every patient we admit into our treatment centre there are many contacts within the community."


Orsola Sironi was part of the initial exploration team in Equateur province, in northern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). She is now the medical coordinator of the Ebola treatment centre in Lokolia, one of the two facilities...

Central African Republic: The painful taboo of rape


Médecins Sans Frontières offers assistance to victims of rape, in two clinics in Bangui.

Unobstructed motherhood: women delivering safely in Sidama, Ethiopia


Oval-shaped huts scattered amid lush trees and expansive green meadows are typical of villages in the Sidama zone, where Médecins Sans Frontières runs a maternal health project in the Chire and Mejo divisions.

Interview with Roelant Zwaanswijk, Médecins Sans Frontières project coordinator in Boguila, Central African Republic, October, 24th 2014


Nineteen civilians, including three Central African Médecins Sans Frontières national staff members, were killed during an armed robbery in the grounds of Médecins Sans Frontières’ hospital in the northern town of Boguila,...

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