In 2017, MSF experienced 36 attacks on its medical staff and medical facilities in the Central African Republic.
Health and other essential services are overstretched along the northern Democratic Republic of Congo border as refugees cross over from Central African Republic (CAR) in search of safety.
Dr Silas Adamou-Moussa, MSF’s deputy programme manager for Nigeria, describes the situation in Borno state, where displaced people are stranded in enclaves, struggling to survive.
Innovative use of three-wheelers to transport patients helps MSF overtake restrictions on movement in north-east Nigeria.
Looking ahead to 2018, there are many challenges and opportunities in the Access to Medicines world. We’ve set out here in our ‘Wishlist 2018’ just a few of the ambitions and hopes we have for the year ahead that will help increase affordable access to medicines for people.
Diphtheria, a disease long forgotten in most parts of the world thanks to increasing rates of vaccination, is now reemerging in Bangladesh.
MSF conducted a mortality survey in camps in Cox’s Bazar to get a clearer picture of the crisis following the influx of more than 647,000 refugees from Myanmar over the border into Bangladesh.