2-23 | Christopher Lockyear, secretary general of the Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), called today on the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to demand an immediate and sustained ceasefire in Gaza. Addressing the Council at its monthly meeting on Gaza, Lockyear also called for the unequivocal protection of medical facilities, staff, and patients.
2-21 | Médecins Sans Frontières(MSF) is outraged that medical staff and patients are still trapped after Israeli forces attacked and raided Nasser hospital in Khan Younis, Gaza, on 15 February.
2-2 | “I was stooling, vomiting and couldn't keep my eyes open,.” says Ngozi, a 28-year-old petty trader from Abakaliki. After trying various treatments at home, Ngozi was taken to hospital in Abakaliki, in southeast Nigeria’s Ebonyi state, where she was diagnosed with Lassa fever. “After two days there, my health deteriorated and I even lost consciousness at some point,” she says.
1-31 | Amid ongoing heavy fighting and bombing in Khan Younis, south Gaza, vital medical services have collapsed at Nasser hospital, currently the largest functioning health facility in the enclave. Médecins Sans Frontières deplores a situation in which people have been left with no options to go for treatment in case of a large influx of war wounded.
1-25 | A retrospective mortality survey carried out among Sudanese refugees in Chad by Epicentre, Médecins Sans Frontières’ medical research and epidemiology centre, documents the appalling scale of the wave of violence that swept through the region last June, while atrocities have continued in recent months in the region of El Geneina, the capital of West Darfur.