Maternal healthcare

Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors without Borders (MSF) has suspended most of its activities in Maban, South Sudan, after suffering a violent attack on Monday 23 July. Yesterday morning, a group of unidentified armed men broke into MSF office and compound, looting the organisation and staff’s...
Arunn Jegan is an Australian Project Coordinator who recently returned from his second field assignment in Taiz, Yemen.
 
Senseless violence, lawlessness, resilient people tired of conflict, and a natio
Aloys Vimard, project coordinator for MSF onboard Aquarius
 
“We are currently in international waters in between Malta and Sicily’s shores.
On May 26, a healthy baby boy was born on board MV Aquarius, a search and rescue ship run in partnership between Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and SOS MEDITERRANEE. Baby Miracle was born in international waters at 3.45pm, with his mother rescued just days before on May 24 by an Italian navy vessel...
After 14 years of presence in Kurram district, in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is withdrawing from the area. The authorities have refused to issue a no objection certificate (NoC), without providing any explanation. With no valid NoC, MSF cannot...
An urgent scale-up of aid is needed in the northern district of Abs, the area worst affected by Yemen’s cholera outbreak, according to Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF). The disease is spread by contaminated water, so water and sanitation activities are particularly vital to...
During the three months in Bor, I never saw a patient nor their family shed a drop of tear. 
 
Special care for sick newborns A mother of eight holds her sick baby in the newborn unit in Dasht-e-Barchi. Her first seven children were born at home but now that Médecins Sans Frontières offers free maternal care, she decided to come to the hospital. © Aurelie Baumel/MSF Médecins Sans Frontières...
Six months after withdrawing its staff from northern Yemen following the bombing of its hospital in Abs, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has restarted work in Haydan district hospital, in Sa’ada governorate. Following the 15 August airstrike on Abs hospital which killed 19 people and injured 24 and...
Late last night, three of the five patients hospitalized after yesterday’s airstrike that hit a hospital supported by Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in northwestern Yemen, died, raising the death toll from 11 to 14 people, according to the latest information gathered by the...
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