Afghanistan

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has resumed medical activities at its maternity hospital in Khost Province, Afghanistan, which were suspended following an explosion in the hospital in April, 2012. The reopening follows the demonstration of strong support to MSF, and reassurance over the last few...
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Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) will resume medical activities in its maternity hospital in Khost Province, Afghanistan, which were suspended following an explosion in the hospital in April, 2012. The decision to restart medical services was made after a meeting, or jirga, on August 27 between MSF...
The independent medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has postponed the decision on whether to resume work in our Khost maternity. With five weeks passed since an explosion occurred inside the maternity, wounding seven people, we still do not feel that the environment is...
Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) has suspended medical activities in the recently opened maternity hospital in Khost province after an explosion took place inside the hospital compound in the morning of 17th April. Seven people were injured, including one child. "The suspension will continue until we...
The international medical humanitarian organisation Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) has opened a new maternity hospital in eastern Khost Province in Afghanistan, which will provide pregnant women in the region with desperately needed high-quality healthcare. Decades of conflict have left Afghanistan...
Following violent protests over the reported Quran burnings at Bagram airbase, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) received 50 patients at its surgical hospital in Kunduz province in northern Afghanistan. Protests have been raging across Afghanistan over the past week since the Quran burnings were first...
Following a bomb blast in the capital of Kunduz province in northern Afghanistan today (10 December), MSF treated fourteen patients in the organisation’s surgical hospital. The explosion occurred close to a market in central Kunduz around noon today. MSF teams treated patients with blast-related...
As violent conflict continues in northern Afghanistan, the international medical organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has opened a 55-bed surgical hospital in Kunduz Province. The hospital, which opened on August 29, provides urgent surgical care and follow-up treatment for people suffering...
In recent years, Afghanistan’s Helmand province has seen some of the bloodiest and relentless fighting in the whole of the country. Large numbers of people have been displaced, and for most, accessing medical care remains a constant challenge. Faced with such enormous needs, Médecins Sans...
Following an attack against a military bus in the suburb of Ahmed Shah Baba in eastern Kabul on Saturday, April 9, 2011, seven people with medium to severe injuries were treated in the emergency department of the Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)-supported Ahmed Shah Baba Hospital. MSF medical staff...
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