Armed Conflict

On Monday 7 June 2021, the city of Boga’s General Referral Hospital (GRH), which is supported by Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF), has been the target of a deliberate attack in the context of ongoing clashes in the city. The overall toll of the clashes so far is estimated at...
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) calls on Myanmar’s de facto military government and other groups to take all steps to ensure people have safe and unhindered access to healthcare regardless of where they seek it. Equally, medical staff must be able to provide life-saving care without attacks,...

The fighting between the Israeli military and Palestinian armed groups, principally Hamas, broke out once again after weeks of tensions in occupied East Jerusalem, which has been illegally annexed by Israel. 

In the wake of violence in Jerusalem that left hundreds of Palestinians, including children, with injuries, Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders (MSF) finds the use of force by Israeli police unacceptable and raises the alarm on the devastating impact of any escalation in the Gaza...
On Monday 10 May, Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders (MSF) started supporting the Palestinian Red Crescent Society (PRCS) in Jerusalem to assess and stabilize hundreds of Palestinians injured by the Israeli police. “We spent a whole day treating Palestinians, including children,...

Dr Ryan Ko, a Hong Kong surgeon with Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF), has worked in 15 missions in nine countries.

A number of people were killed when soldiers travelling in several vehicles opened fire near the bus station in the town of Adwa, in Ethiopia’s Tigray region, early on the morning of 12 April, according to injured patients treated by MSF. Twenty injured people were brought to Adwa’s Kidane Meheret...
On Monday, March 29, a team from MSF arrived in the Afungi peninsula, about 25 kilometers from Palma town, where some of the injured are arriving and people are seeking refuge. MSF’s objective is to provide medical assistance, stabilize patients and ensure the ones in critical medical conditions...
In recent weeks, tens of thousands of displaced people have arrived in cities in the conflict-hit region of Tigray, northern Ethiopia. They join others who arrived earlier and are staying in schools and empty buildings, in poor conditions and without basic services. Many have already been displaced...
Health facilities across Ethiopia’s Tigray region have been looted, vandalised and destroyed in a deliberate and widespread attack on healthcare, according to teams from Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF). Of 106 health facilities visited by MSF teams between mid-December and...
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