Exceptional mortality and hospitals facing collapse in COVID-19-stricken Peru

A new, brutal wave of COVID-19 has swept Peru over the past few weeks, resulting in overcrowded hospitals and high mortality rates, while access to vaccination remains a major challenge for the response. Médecins Sans Frontières joined the health authorities north of Lima to strengthen the outbreak management in the area.

Sudan: MSF condemns attack on ambulance taking pregnant woman to hospital

Sudan: MSF condemns attack on ambulance taking pregnant woman to hospital

MSF: Health facilities targeted in Ethiopia’s Tigray region

MSF: Health facilities targeted in Ethiopia’s Tigray region

EMBARGO - MSF & UNIGE: Insulin can be stored out of refrigeration even in hot settings!

A team from UNIGE and MSF has shown that a vial of insulin can be stored for 4 weeks after opening and at up to 37°C, without losing efficacy

Ethiopia: MSF provides medical assistance to some of the most affected people in need in Tigray

Mali : A patient dies after an MSF ambulance is violently detained

Mali : A patient dies after an MSF ambulance is violently detained

Médecins Sans Frontières condemns a "serious and violent obstruction of medical aid, and calls for respect of humanitarian and medical action and the civilian population”.

CAR: MSF denounces the killing of several civilians, including one if its staff members, in shooting incident near Bambari

CAR: MSF denounces the killing of several civilians, including one if its staff members, in shooting incident near Bambari

Recurring nightmare - civilians wounded and killed in indiscriminate frontline hostilities in Yemen

Recurring nightmare - civilians wounded and killed in indiscriminate frontline hostilities in Yemen

Carnage in the Mediterranean is the direct result of European state policies

Carnage in the Mediterranean is the direct result of European state policies

COVID-19: Médecins Sans Frontières launches emergency appeal for medical personnel to help care for the elderly in nursing homes (EHPADs)

MOZAMBIQUE: URGENT ASSISTANCE NEEDED FOR HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE DISPLACED BY VIOLENCE NOW AT RISK OF MALARIA, COVID-19 AND OTHER DISEASES

MOZAMBIQUE: URGENT ASSISTANCE NEEDED FOR HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS OF PEOPLE DISPLACED BY VIOLENCE NOW AT RISK OF MALARIA, COVID-19 AND OTHER DISEASES

MSF accelerates mobile clinic activities & clean water provision as more displaced people arrive in Pemba

South Sudan: Urgent vaccination campaign needed to stop spread of measles in Pibor

NORTHWEST SYRIA: Dozens of casualties treated following an airstrike in Idlib

NORTHWEST SYRIA: Dozens of casualties treated following an airstrike in Idlib

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About MSF Switzerland

MSF Switzerland
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is a worldwide movement of current and former field staff, grouped into national and regional associations. Collectively, they make sure that MSF stays true to its mission and principles.

MSF associations

Currently, there are 24 associations. All are independent legal entities, and each elects its own board of directors and president. Most associations have an executive office that raises funds and recruits staff for MSF’s operations.