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Between humanitarian crises and medical emergencies: all the latest news

Une famille de réfugiés éthiopiens de Khartoum au camp d'Um Rakuba au Soudan oriental, composée d'un père, d'une mère et de leur fils de 11 ans. Juillet 2023 © MSF


Refugees' Journey from Khartoum to the Camps in East Sudan

“The horrifying scenes in Khartoum will forever haunt me”. For Ethiopian refugees like Salim* and Qamar*, who had already experienced escaping violence in their homeland, their journey from Khartoum to east Sudan, where MSF is providing medical and emergency support, was fraught with risks.
Joan, médecin MSF, donne une consultation à Nischaya, une patiente atteinte de tuberculose ultrarésistante, dans la clinique MSF de Mumbai. Octobre 2016. © Atul Loke/Panos Pictures


MSF calls again on J&J to withdraw patents on life-saving tuberculosis drugs

MSF also called for a commitment from J&J to not take any legal action against any generic manufacturer that exports generic versions of bedaquiline to or from TB high-burden countries where secondary patents on the drug exist. The corporation should make this announcement public by the UN TB Summit taking place in New York this September.
 Des enfants font la queue pour être vaccinés contre la rougeole et d'autres maladies l'équipe MSF au camp de réfugiés de Korsi dans la ville de Birao, dans le nord de la République centrafricaine.

Central African Republic

MSF vaccinates thousands of children after arrival of refugees from Sudan

This vaccination campaign against measles and other diseases is part of the emergency response launched by the medical organization in the town of Birao, in northern Central African Republic, where refugees from Sudan have been relocated.
Le 3 juillet 2023, l'équipe MSF à bord du Geo Barents a effectué 4 sauvetages différents dans la zone SAR maltaise. Au total, 196 survivants ont été secourus, dont 47 mineurs non accompagnés, 16 femmes et 1 bébé. ©MSF/Michela Rizzotti

Mediterranean Sea

NGOs call on the European Commission regarding an Italian law

Five leading Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) have submitted a complaint to the European Commission (EC) about Italian Law 15/2023 and the practice by Italian authorities of assigning ports distant from the area where the rescue took place, to disembark people from humanitarian search and rescue vessels.

MSF intervened at LTPS - 07/07/2023

MSF presented its activities to students at the Lycée Technique pour Professions de Santé

A look back at the UniPop mapathon - 07/06/2023

The last MSF mapathon before the summer vacations took place on Thursday July 6, in collaboration with the Université Populaire du Luxembourg.
Visual from the documentary series "Caught in the crossfire "


The living hell of Port-au-Prince

Two years after the assassination of Haitian president Jovenel Moïse, the city of Port-au-Prince continues its descent into violence, that has been illustrated in three episodes for the documentary series, “Haiti, caught in the crossfire”.
MSF's mobile health intervention en route to Jordan-Syrian border- What's known the "Berm". MSF provided medical assistant to Syrians at the Berm in May, 2016 before the borders got closed.


Syria: The isolation of northwest must be prevented

MSF calls on the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) to renew the cross-border resolution (UNSCR 2672) for the delivery of humanitarian aid into northwest Syria. Ensuring increased, expanded, and sustainable humanitarian access through all possible means and crossing points is crucial.

MSF at the HIA Pitch Event - 06/29/2023

On Thursday June 29, 2023, Médecins Sans Frontières had a stand at Luxexpo for the Humanitarian Innovation Accelerator.

MSF intervention at the Lycée Classique in Diekirch

In May 2023, MSF hosted three Solidarity courses at Diekirch's Lycée Classique.