26 Results For "blue nile"
Conflict in West Darfur

Violent attacks leave tens of thousands without access to healthcare in West Darfur

Fresh violence in parts of West Darfur, Sudan, has forced people to flee for their lives. Project Update - 29 Apr 2022
Al Kashafa Hospital

MSF leaves legacy of community hospital in White Nile state

Seven years after launching an emergency response for South Sudanese refugees and local communities in Sudan’s White Nile state, we are handing over activities to the Ministry of Health. Project Update - 21 Dec 2021
Ethiopian Refugees Crossing - Hamadayet Border
Ethiopia Tigray crisis

MSF providing medical care and assistance in Sudan to people fleeing violence in Ethiopia

In the wake of fresh conflict in northern Ethiopia, thousands of people have fled north into neighbouring Sudan, where MSF is providing medical care and assistance. Project Update - 27 Nov 2020
Supporting Sudan against coronavirus COVID-19
Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic

MSF provides support to hospitals and sites in response to COVID-19 in Sudan

Following confirmation of the first cases of COVID-19 in Sudan, MSF has started supporting authorities in Sudan with logistics, technical assistance, and training of healthcare staff. Project Update - 20 Apr 2020
Dec 2013 - 2015: Relentless violence in Unity State, South Sudan
South Sudan

The book that travelled too much

A poignant story about a heroic MSF local staffer, Jeremiah, who went to great lengths to ensure continuity of care for his HIV patients in South Sudan who had been displaced by war. “The patients think they are the happiest people. But I’m even happier than they are, because now I can see them and I can see that they are OK. They are getting healthy and their lives can continue. I am very happy for them, very happy,” says Jeremiah. Project Update - 11 May 2016
MSF Hospital in Farandallah - Frandala - South Kordofan

Brussels-based operational centre of MSF stops emergency medical aid following government’s systematic denial of access

Can no longer reach communities in the greatest need, and therefore has been forced to close its activities in the country. Press Release - 29 Jan 2015
South Sudan

Medical care in South Sudan's Batil camp

Dr Deirdre Lynch is an Irish General Practitioner currently working with Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in Batil camp, South Sudan where 38,000 people have sought refuge from fighting and violence in neigbouring Sudan. Voices from the Field - 20 Jun 2013
Health Corner Doro Refugee Camp
South Sudan

Story of a mental health patient

Athena Viscusi has recently returned from South Sudan, where she was working as MSF’s mental health officer in Jamam refugee camp in Maban county. Here, Athena tells the story of one particular patient who left an indelible mark on the team. Voices from the Field - 31 Oct 2012
Health Corner Doro Refugee Camp
South Sudan

Mental healthcare for refugees

The mental stress of being a refugee can disable a person – even the whole family – making an already difficult situation even harder to cope with. Depression, anxiety and fear are common symptoms, as are unexplained physical complaints. In the camps for refugees who have crossed from Sudan’s Blue Nile State into South Sudan’s Maban County, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is supporting its medical activities with psychosocial work. Project Update - 30 Oct 2012
MSF assists Sudanese refugees in Bambasi camp, all uses

MSF assists aid-deprived Sudanese refugees

More than 2,000 white tents line the green hills near the village of Bambasi, in western Ethiopia. Since July, they have been home to 12,000 Sudanese refugees who fled their homeland and are now taking sanctuary from conflict in a camp established by the Ethiopian authorities and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). Project Update - 20 Sep 2012
Cholera intervention in South Kivu
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)

Independent medical humanitarian assistance

We provide medical assistance to people affected by conflict, epidemics, disasters, or exclusion from healthcare. Our teams are made up of tens of thousands of health professionals, logistic and administrative staff - most of them hired locally. Our actions are guided by medical ethics and the principles of independence and impartiality. We are a non-profit, self-governed, member-based organisation.

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