Our organization has withdrawn its activities in Dasht-e-Barchi in Kabul, Afghanistan. Our General Director Thierry Allafort-Duverger gives insight into our decision.
Our organization has withdrawn from Dasht-e-Barchi in Kabul, Afghanistan following attacks to our maternity ward which led to the deaths of mothers, babies and medical personnel.
COVID-19 has had a huge impact on our operations globally, however, we continue to provide much needed medical care for COVID-19 and all other illnesses in our operations. Here is an update on the latest developments.
MSF maternity ward in a hospital in Kabul, Afghanistan, was the target of a deliberate attack with the purpose of killing patients - mothers and newborn babies in cold blood.
We mourn the loss of several patients and we have indications that at least one national colleague was also killed.
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
Malawian logistician recently spent six months in Kunduz, Afghanistan, helping prepare for MSF to start setting up a new trauma hospital
An infection prevention and control specialist spent six months in Afghanistan where she trained staff at four MSF projects.