Médecins Sans Frontières Launches Global Campaign to Reduce the Price of Pneumococcal Vaccine to $5 in Developing Countries
Médecins Sans Frontières today launched a global campaign to call on pharmaceutical companies GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and Pfizer to slash the price of the pneumococcal vaccine in developing countries to US$5 per child. The campaign...
Yemen / 09.04.15
The first boat organised by Médecins Sans Frontières carrying 1.7 tonnes of urgently needed medical supplies for the Médecins Sans Frontières hospital in Aden successfully docked in the city today. An Médecins Sans Frontières...
Yemen / 01.04.15
More medical supplies and trained health personnel are urgently needed in Yemen as the violence there escalates, but bringing in this essential support is currently impossible, Médecins Sans Frontières said.
Myanmar (Burma) / 24.03.15
As the world marks 133 years since the discovery of the bacterium that causes tuberculosis, diagnosis and treatment of Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR-TB) remains out of reach for the vast majority of people in Myanmar....
Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia / 23.03.15
Médecins Sans Frontières today released a critical analysis of the Ebola epidemic in west Africa over the past year, revealing the shortcomings of the global response to the crisis and warning that the outbreak, despite an...
Papua New Guinea / 20.03.15
Increased resources and research in PNG bring new hope to patients worldwide.
endTB will provide access to new anti-TB drugs for more than 3,000 people and run clinical trials to identify safer and more effective treatments.
Nigeria, Chad / 19.03.15
Médecins Sans Frontières has deployed an emergency team to assess the humanitarian needs of thousands of refugees fleeing attacks by Boko Haram in northeast Nigeria.
Syria / 19.03.15
A chlorine attack in the north west of Syria on the 16 March has killed six people and poisoned a further 70 people, according to reports by Syrian doctors working in the region who were contacted by Médecins Sans Frontières...
Médecins Sans Frontières: Four years into the Syrian conflict, medical aid is paralysed by lack of access
Syria / 11.03.15
As the war in Syria enters its fifth year, desperately-needed aid is failing to reach millions of people who are trapped by the conflict, and a massive increase in medical assistance is required, Médecins Sans Frontières said on...