Mali has faced a political and security crisis since 2012 which has had a devastating impact on the humanitarian situation of people living in the conflict areas. Sadly the violence has been intensifying in the central region for over a year and is seriously affecting the civilian population.
South Africa remains the main country of destination for asylum-seekers, refugees and migrants in Southern Africa
Everywhere around the world, we work with refugees and we see people who have lost everything and are struggling to have access to basic living conditions
With years of experience campaigning for access to essential medicines in South African, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) fieldworker Claire Waterhouse, fou
MSF believes that its community based interventions across the treatment pathway as well as the strong partnerships built from the start were key to reaching 90-90-90
Massive mobilisation of all relevant organisations in DRC needed in order to curb fast-spreading measles outbreak that is anticipated to be the worst since 2012.
Between 22nd April and 13th May, EURECA, the MSF emergency team, responded to an outbreak of measles reported in Vakaga, in north-east CAR, over 700 km from the capital Bangui and close to the borders with Chad and Sudan, one of the most isolated areas in the country.
Noma is an overlooked but dangerous disease that can leave often young patients disfigured. Hafiz, a surgeon from India, shares his experience of providing life-changing reconstructive surgery in Nigeria...
MSF is treating many snakebite patients in its project in Agok in South Sudan. Until 2016, MSF was using an antivenom called FAV-Afrique to treat snakebite patients in Sub-Saharan Africa. Two years down the line, we are now using two new antivenoms in South Sudan. While this is good news for our patients, this is not the solution for all snakebite victims. These antivenoms are specific to the snake species in this area and they are not largely available to those who need them.
Since 2016, clashes between English-speaking secessionists and government forces in North-West and South-West Cameroon have uprooted 530,000 people from their homes, triggering acute humanitarian needs across both regions. Lacking adequate shelter, food, water, and hygiene, people are at increased risk of disease, and violence and restrictions on movement limit their access to medical care.