Doctors Without Borders

Women forced into sex to pay hospital bills, study says

Kate Hodal

Patients too poor to settle medical debts are chained to drain pipes, starved and abused in health centres across parts of Africa.


Central African Republic: The state that doesn’t exist

Simon Allison

Even in its best days, the CAR was never much of a state. But since the outbreak of civil war in 2013, the government has all but ceased to exist


South Africa must not repeat Libya’s mistakes with refugees

Joanne Liu

South Africa can work hard to be the positive example to lead the way for proper and humane migration management by improving its immigration policies


Is DIY HIV testing the latest Cape Town trend?

Kristen van Schie

It starts with a swab but does it end with a diagnosis? Why the trickiest part of DIY HIV testing happens after the test.


Global north can’t keep driving the health agenda, says Doctors Without Borders

Simon Allison

Joanne Liu, Doctors Without Borders' international president, says input to the MSF agenda must be balanced to meet the needs of parts of the world.