[MSF] Conflict and hostilities between warring parties in neighbouring Uganda propelled Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) to launch our first project in what is now South Sudan in Yei, Central Equatoria state. In 1983, a dedicated MSF team, including medical and support staff from then southern Sudan and other countries, provided emergency medical care to host communities and refugees who were fleeing civil unrest in Uganda. A region struggling with conflict became itself a refuge, a home to