The international medical humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is extremely relieved at the acquittal of five of our staff, who faced trial in Cameroon, accused of complicity with secession. Four of the staff in question had to endure incarceration for many months. On Dec. 26, 2021, an MSF nurse and ambulance driver were […]
1 in 5 healthcare facilities are no longer functioning. […]
While thousands of people struggle to access vital healthcare in the restive North-West region of Cameroon, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is still denied the resumption of its healthcare care services in the region, six months after the forced suspension of its activities by Cameroonian authorities. MSF calls on the government of Cameroon to […]
The MSF surgical team in Bambari hospital and colleagues in the Ministry of Health treated a total of 36 war-wounded patients at Bambari Regional Hospital.
Around a dozen adults and children are waiting patiently for their check-ups. Sitting behind a small table, Etienne Esua listens to the patients, dresses wounds and pricks fingers to perform rapid malaria tests. “When a test shows that a person has malaria but the symptoms are not severe, I treat the patients with drugs,” he […]
The displaced people of Bouar are facing an unprecedented crisis and an effective and coordinated humanitarian response is urgently needed.
Following October 24’s school shooting in Kumba, South-West Cameroon, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) launched a mass casualty plan, responding with our ambulance service and surgical care in the Presbyterian General Hospital (PGH), Kumba. MSF received a total of ten patients between the ages of 10 and 15. Of these patients, five were referred to […]
In the midst of the global COVID-19 pandemic, Cameroon has emerged with one of the highest numbers of confirmed cases of the new coronavirus in sub-Saharan Africa.