3-16 | “The entire way I thought I was going to die - not because of my disease, but because of the shelling and the landmines”
2-19 | The blocks of cold cement that make up Baghrami market in east Kabul, have become an accidental place of refuge for hundreds of families who had to leave their homes in Kapisa province to flee from the fighting. These families arrived in Kabul a few months ago, but are just the latest from many thousands of people who have arrived in Kabul in the last few years due to the widespread conflict in Afghanistan. Many of them have settled into makeshift dwellings all over the city, and are living in bleak conditions.
12-30 | Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has started to work again in Afghanistan after an absence of five years. MSF's General Director (Belgium) Christopher STOKES, has extensive work experience in the country, and he has recently been back to take stock of the MSF projects.In this article, he explains why it is crucial for MSF to base its activities in the country on three pillars; providing free medical care, not accepting funds from governments, and keeping all weapons out of the hospitals.
12-24 | The people of Southern Sudan are trapped in a worsening crisis, following the most violent year since the 2005 peace agreement that ended more than two decades of civil war with the North. However, the response to the escalating emergency is inadequate, says international medical relief organisation, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF).
12-10 | In Malakand district, in Pakistan's North West Frontier Province, the local population has been affected by conflict between the Pakistani army and armed opposition groups. Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), one of the only international organisations present in this region, has supported a sub-district hospital in Dargai, since 2006. An MSF medical team (comprising doctors and a surgeon, anaesthetist, nurse and gynaecologist) works with Ministry of Health staff in the hospital's emergency room, operating theatre and inpatient department.