The latest massacres in Gaza’s Middle Area illustrate the complete dehumanization of Palestinians

Since the beginning of June, more than 800 people have been killed and over 2,400 wounded in intense bombing and ground offensives by Israeli forces in Gaza, according to health authorities; these horrific attacks have led to unacceptable pain and suffering and illustrate a clear disregard for Palestinian lives, says Doctors Without Border/Médecins Sans Frontières […]

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Gaza: “We did not have time to bury them”

On the morning of June 8, 2024, Israeli forces heavily bombed the Middle Area of the Gaza Strip, including Al-Nuseirat refugee camp. These deadly Israeli attacks reportedly killed at least 270 Palestinians and left about 700 wounded according to the local health authorities. Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams, along with medical staff at […]

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Gavi’s next strategy must make sure to reach the 10 million children in fragile and humanitarian settings who are missing vaccines

Where are we now? This week, on June 6 to 7, 2024, the Board of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance, is meeting in Geneva to approve and endorse the one-page framework for Gavi 6.0, which outlines its strategy for the five-year period from 2026-2030. Gavi, which is funded by public and private donors, was set up […]

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How malnutrition is dangerously feeding the TB/HIV pandemic in South Sudan

In South Sudan, over seven million people are expected to face acute food insecurity or worse between now and July. Among them, patients who are infected with tuberculosis and HIV are highly impacted since the intensity of the treatment is very hard to bear on an empty stomach. Some of them endure severe pain, while […]

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Strikes, raids and incursions: Seven months of relentless attacks on healthcare in Palestine

In the last seven months the healthcare system in Gaza has been systematically dismantled. According to OCHA, 24 hospitals in Gaza are now out of service, while 493 health workers have been killed. Each medical centre or humanitarian delivery system has been or is being destroyed, to be replaced by less effective, improvised options. There […]

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Doctors Without Borders announces collaboration with Oddside Arts at Luminato Festival Toronto 2024 

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is delighted to announced a collaboration with Oddside Arts at Luminato Festival Toronto. As part of the Luminato in the Square activities, the two organizations will team up to host an interactive art experience inspired by Oddside Arts’ “Beyond the Soil” project. The experience is designed to bring attention […]

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‘What do you carry with you?’

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) conducts search and rescue activities on the Mediterranean Sea to support people in distress who are fleeing crises. We see people from all over the world taking this dangerous journey. While many people flee with only the clothes they have on, some manage to carry small objects with them […]

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DRC: civilians caught in the crossfire in the Kivus

Marie Brun is an emergency coordinator for Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in Goma, in the province of North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo. She provides an update on the intensification of fighting between several armed groups, including the M23, and the Congolese armed forces since the start of the year, and the consequences […]

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MSF statement on ICJ decision on Rafah offensive

Today’s decision by the International Court of Justice (ICJ) ordering Israel to halt its offensive on Rafah in southern Gaza and to reopen the Rafah crossing is another confirmation of how catastrophic the situation is and of the desperate need for humanitarian aid to be scaled up immediately. We have been calling for an immediate […]

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Sudan: From bombs to desolate halls, displaced without aid in Zalingei

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams are providing medical care at the Zalingei Teaching Hospital in Sudan, and supporting the Ministry of Health with rehabilitation, training and incentives for their staff. In April, MSF teams re-opened the emergency, maternity, inpatient therapeutic feeding center and pediatric departments. As the fighting in Sudan between the Rapid […]

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