Sudan

"We are extremely worried refugees are arriving to a camp that lacks essential services and that their basic needs will not be met." Kiera Sargeant, former MSF medical coordinator in Sudan, describes MSF’s response to the refugee crisis on the Ethiopian border What is happening at the border...
MSF is concerned about the spread of COVID-19 in Sudan and how it could affect the capacity of the health system, including the impact the disease could have on vulnerable people. We are particularly worried about immunosuppressed patients, people with other diseases and communities living in...
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is supporting the Sudanese Ministry of Health (MoH) to respond to a measles outbreak in parts of Sudan. In North Darfur, a mass vaccination was launched at the end of March, 2015 to stem the outbreak and increase the immunisation coverage in the population. To date,...
Because access to people trapped in conflict areas has been systematically denied by the authorities in Sudan, the Brussels-based operational centre of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) today announces that it can no longer reach communities in the greatest need, and therefore has been forced to close...
A hospital operated by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) was directly targeted in an aerial bombing in Sudan on 20 January, forcing the suspension of medical activities, MSF announced today. The hospital, located in the Nuba Mountains village of Frandala in the South Kordofan region of Sudan was...
Amidst bombing of south Kordofan village, MSF facility attacked During an aerial attack on a Sudanese village, Sudan’s air force bombed and partially destroyed a hospital run by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in the war-torn South Kordofan region Monday, depriving civilians of critical medical care...
Fifteen-year old Sameera* had already been in labour for two days when her family decided to leave the valleys and farming plots of Jurajeem to seek the help of a doctor. After a day’s journey they arrived in Um Baru, a town in the Dar Zaghawa region of Sudan, where Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)...
Jordan MSF has opened a 24-hour paediatric hospital with an operational capacity of 30 beds and 3 emergency beds. in Zaatari Camp where more than 100,000 Syrian refugees are settled here. The hospital shall receive cases of children patients of one month up to 10 years old. Libya In response to an...
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Tribal clashes over the ownership of a gold mine have already forced nearly 100,000 people from their homes in the Jebel Amir region of Sudan’s North Darfur this year. A decade has passed since the Darfur conflict began, and there are still dire medical needs in the region. Despite efforts to...
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) calls on all parties in the Central African Republic to allow patients to reach medical facilities, receive the medical care they need and calls to respect medical staff, offices and health structures. As the opposition group known as Seleka takes charge of the...
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