July 18, 2014


Heavy fighting in central and northern Helmand Province between the Afghan forces and opposition forces has led to an increase in the numbers of war-wounded presenting to the Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)-supported Boost Hospital, in Lashkargah. During the most intense phase of the fighting, from June 21 to July 5, MSF medical teams working in the hospital treated 68 patients with injuries related to the clashes.

May 29, 2014


In the past week week, renewed clashes between Christian youths and young Muslims have been producing more victims in Bangui, capital of Central African Republic (CAR). Some of them have been treated at the city's General Hospital, where Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) supports the emergency surgery service.

4:00PM, Wednesday, May 28, General Hospital of Bangui

"There is fighting in PK5."

October 07, 2013

MSF has begun offering surgical and postoperative services at Gaza City's Al-Shifa Hospital, akin to what teams were already doing at Nasser Hospital in Khan Younis.

May 05, 2013

A mobile MSF TB surgery mission has successfully completed surgery on six DR-TB patients in Yeravan, Armenia.

February 01, 2013

Three weeks after military operations began in northern Mali, MSF continues to provide lifesaving treatment in the areas of Mopti, Gao, Ansango, Konna, Douentza, and Timbuktu.

January 07, 2013

Three years after the January 2010 earthquake that battered Haiti, the rebuilding effort continues in fits and starts, especially when it comes to health care.

November 05, 2012

MSF has scaled-up assistance to victims of the conflict in Syria, providing emergency and surgical care for the wounded and displaced within Syria and in neighboring countries.

August 20, 2012

Three MSF staff members give first-hand accounts of the months they recently spent inside Syria caring for wounded patients in a clandestine surgery program.

July 11, 2012

In spite of destabilizing conflict, MSF continues to work in Timbuktu and the surrounding region.

June 15, 2012

Starting today and through the weekend, BBC World News is broadcasting a documentary on the MSF reconstructive surgery program for victims of violence from conflicts in the Middle East.