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Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, healthcare exclusion and natural or man-made disasters. Today MSF works in more than 60 countries around the world.

At times, MSF may speak out publicly in an effort to bring a forgotten crisis to public attention, to alert the public to abuses occurring beyond the headlines, to criticise the inadequacies of the aid system, or to challenge the diversion of humanitarian aid for political interests.

Below you will find a selection of the latest news on MSF’s operations, campaigns and actions. For more information on MSF's activities, please visit www.msf.org.  

Patient story from the Jamam refugee camp in South Sudan

Athena Viscusi has recently returned from South Sudan, where she was working as MSF’s Mental Health Officer in Jamam refugee camp in Maban county. Athena’s mental health team, made up of refugees...


MSF treats patients with acute watery diarrhoea in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

23 October 2012, PESHAWAR – Post monsoon, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa saw an increase in the number of people diagnosed with acute watery diarrhoea. A condition caused by unclean drinking water, poor sanitation,...



KABUL/KHOST, October 17, 2012 – The independent medical humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) will resume medical activities in its maternity hospital...


Video - A Month in Focus October 2012

Congo – Yaws in the forestNiger – Malaria & Malnutrition, the double sentenceSri Lanka – End of missionNovartis – Court case in India begins  ...


A night shift in a refugee camp in South Sudan

More than 170,000 refugees have crossed from South Kordofan and Blue Nile states in Sudan and are gathered in five camps in remote and inaccessible areas of South Sudan. Many of the refugees arrived in...