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Norwegian aid worker recovers from Ebola

Today medical doctor and Médecins Sans Frontières field worker Silje Lehne Michalsen was discharged...

Hundreds wounded after market bombed in besieged Damascus suburb

The bombing of a crowded market on 9 October in a besieged suburb of Syria’s capital, Damascus,...

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ABC 7.30: Ebola infections could reach 1.4 million people by 2015


Paul McPhun, the Executive Director of Médecins Sans Frontières Australia says, "The fight against Ebola, currently, is being lost. With all of the combined resources on the ground, we're not in a position to contain the...

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60 Mintues: Lifesaver


Dr John Swinnen is a lifesaver - by training and nature. The Australian surgeon has swapped the comforts of life in Sydney for the dangers and devastation of Gaza in the Middle East.

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The Daily Telegraph: Ebola: From one boy in Africa to an epidemic killing 1000s


Dr Myrto Schaefer, of Medicins Sans Frontieres, a non-government organisation struggling to cope with the scale of the crisis, tells The Courier-Mail, “Patients are dying in the streets from Ebola.”

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New Zealand Institute of Management: Taking a career break to work for Doctors Without Borders


Wellington management professional, and NZIM member, Mee Moi Edgar, has taken two years off from her career to work for the humanitarian aid organisation Médecins Sans Frontières. She is currently on her second field assignment...

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SBS World News News: Médecins Sans Frontières calls for Australia to help to fight Ebola spread


Médecins Sans Frontières Australia has called on the Australian government to go beyond pledging millions of dollars to fight the Ebola crisis in West Africa. The NGO's Executive Director, Paul McPhun, explains to Ron Sutton why...

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ABC PM: Calls for civil and military aid to combat Ebola, not just cash


Australia's promised $7 million to the emergency, but the frontline charity Médecins Sans Frontières says: 'We don't want your money'. Médecins Sans Frontières' executive director Paul McPhun joins me in the studio now.

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AAP: Médecins Sans Frontières does not accept Ebola financial pledge from Australian Government


Médecins Sans Frontières Australia (Doctors Without Borders) says the $2.5 million offered on Wednesday would be better spent providing the same sort of logistical help as provided by military assistance in major disasters.

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NewsCorp: Médecins Sans Frontières won't accept $2.5 million from the Australian Government


Médecins Sans Frontières Executive Director Paul McPhun has told News Corp he won’t accept the $2.5 million Prime Minister Tony Abbott announced would go to his group. “We have made clear we are not in a position to take the...

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Mamamia: This is what Ebola looks like up close. And it's terrifying.


Médecins Sans Frontières’ anthropologist Pierre Trbovic describes his experience with the Ebola outbreak in Monrovia, the capital of Liberia. Finding the treatment centre full, health staff overwhelmed, and sick people queuing in...

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ABC PM: Médecins Sans Frontières call for international response to ebola outbreak


The United Nations is warning that the pace of ebola infection in west Africa has accelerated. Paul McPhun is the Australian executive director for Médecins Sans Frontières. So far, he's been underwhelmed by the international...

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