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The fear that follows them: providing mental healthcare for refugees in Chad

Attacks perpetrated by Boko Haram in the Lake Chad region have increased over recent weeks, and...

Burundi: “We treat anyone who is injured, whatever their politics”

Violent clashes between police and protesters in the Burundian capital, Bujumbura, over the past...


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Syria: Médecins Sans Frontières treats patients with symptoms of exposure to chemical agents

Syria / 26.08.15

25, August 2015 - Four patients exhibiting symptoms of exposure to chemical agents were treated at a hospital run by Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders) in northern Syria’s Aleppo governorate on 21 August.

TPP Negotiators Must Fix the Most Damaging Trade Agreement Ever for Global Health


As U.S. aims to close deal, Australia and other countries should reject damaging provisions that will block access to affordable medicines. Médecins Sans Frontières and the Médecins Sans Frontières Access Campaign has written to...

More than 100 injured after shelling of Aden residential area

Yemen / 12.06.15

More than 100 injured, including women and children, were received by Médecins Sans Frontières in Aden on Wednesday as a result of heavy shelling on the Al-Basateen residential area.

Médecins Sans Frontières welcomes possible review into Australia’s Ebola Response


Médecins Sans Frontières has today called for world leaders to commit to developing an efficient emergency response system against epidemics and international health crises, following the devastating Ebola outbreak in West...

Syria: Horrific missile strike reinforces urgent need for scale-up of emergency assistance

Syria / 09.06.15

On Thursday June 4, a strike by three missiles in a town in Idlib Governorate caused carnage and resulted in a mass casualty influx of 130 wounded patients to the nearest field hospital supported by Médecins Sans Frontières. This...

Australia takes decisive step towards more affordable vaccines


Resolution passes at World Health Assembly, calling for more affordable vaccines and greater transparency on vaccine pricing.

Alarming humanitarian situation as conflict escalates

South Sudan / 22.05.15

Escalating fighting in South Sudan is exposing civilians to widespread violence and severely restricting the provision of desperately needed aid, the international medical humanitarian organization Médecins Sans Frontières said...

Imminent attack forces halt in medical activities in Leer, South Sudan

South Sudan / 11.05.15

Médecins Sans Frontières is gravely concerned about an imminent attack on the town of Leer in South Sudan, and the potential impact on civilians and medical facilities.

Médecins Sans Frontières welcomes news that Liberia is Ebola-free while urging continued vigilance

Liberia / 08.05.15

After 42 days with no recorded cases of Ebola, Liberia has been declared Ebola-free by the World Health Organization (WHO) – news which has been welcomed by international medical organisation Médecins Sans Frontières. However,...

Médecins Sans Frontières and MOAS rescue 369 people during first rescue

Malta, Italy, Greece / 05.05.15

This weekend 369 people crossing the Mediterranean Sea were rescued by the MY Phoenix, a search and rescue vessel run in partnership between Médecins Sans Frontières and MOAS (Migrant Offshore Aid Station). Early Monday morning,...

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