12-23 | At least 222 people have been killed and 843 injured in Indonesia after a tsunami hit coastal areas along the Sunda Strait on Saturday night, according to the country’s National Agency for Disaster Management (BNPB). Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams are currently in the affected area to provide support for local health interventions.
12-20 | Since late 2014, the region of Diffa in southern Niger has been caught in armed conflict. Two-hundred and fifty-thousand people have been forced out of their homes, two thirds of them children. Fighting, flight and loss have had a devastating impact on their lives. Halisa, Mohammed, Asan, Aïcha, Mariam and Issa are among the children directly affected by harrowing violence. They have all participated in the mental health programme that MSF runs in Diffa to assist the victims.
Speech by Dr. Joanne Liu, International President, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) at the Intergovernmental Conference on Global Migration Compact
12-12 | Speech by Dr.
NAURU: New MSF report shows the disastrous mental health impact of Australia’s offshore processing policy
12-3 | Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) is today releasing the first independent medical data demonstrating the extreme mental health suffering on Nauru, due to the Australian policy of indefinite offshore processing.
11-29 | The huge numbers of patients with complex and serious gunshot wounds are overwhelming the healthcare system in Gaza, leaving thousands in danger of infection and disability. A slow-motion healthcare emergency is unfolding in Gaza as the cumulative needs of patients shot by the Israeli army and seriously injured during protests mount.