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“Yesterday was a day of three miracles” – Dr Monica Arend-Trujillo in Bo, Sierra Leone

“Yesterday was a day of three miracles – two of our sickest ever patients were discharged, and a...

Update on Médecins Sans Frontières' Ebola response

Since the Ebola outbreak in West Africa was officially declared on 22 March in Guinea, it has...

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Somalia: A Médecins Sans Frontières Hospital Caught in Centre of Fighting in Mogadishu

Somalia / 02.04.12

Médecins Sans Frontières condemns the shelling of Daynile Hospital in Mogadishu, which took place Friday, 30 March. The fighting began in the morning in this neighbourhood of Daynile, located in an outlying area of Mogadishu. The...

Chad faces twin emergencies of acute malnutrition and meningitis

Chad / 02.04.12

Berlin/N’Djamena, March 28, 2012: Severe acute malnutrition in parts of Chad’s Sahel belt has reached emergency levels and requires immediate life-saving intervention, according to the humanitarian agency Médecins Sans...

Multidrug-resistant TB: An emerging global crisis

Uzbekistan, South Africa, Myanmar (Burma), India / 21.03.12

Alarming new data suggest that the global scope of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) is much more vast than previously estimated, requiring a concerted international effort to combat this deadlier form of the disease, the...

South Sudan: Window of opportunity closing fast to provide assistance to 80,000 Sudanese refugees from Blue Nile State

South Sudan / 15.03.12

Tens of thousands of Sudanese refugees in South Sudan urgently need humanitarian aid to be scaled up in a short window of opportunity that is rapidly closing before the rainy season starts, warns the international medical...

Clarification: Médecins Sans Frontières not present in Sri Lanka battle zone

Sri Lanka / 01.03.12

Paris/Colombo - The medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières is concerned about an interview suggesting that it was present in 2009 in Sri Lanka’s war zone and received surrendering militants to be treated.

Mauritania: Food insecurity threatens as thousands of Malian refugees gather in desert

Mali / 01.03.12

Médecins Sans Frontières provides medical and nutritional assistance for refugees and local people.

Maternal Death: The Avoidable Crisis


Médecins Sans Frontières highlights medical approaches to avert maternal deaths during humanitarian crises.

Afghanistan: Médecins Sans Frontières Treats Wounded After Kunduz Protests

Afghanistan / 27.02.12

Following violent protests over the reported Quran burnings at Bagram airbase, the international medical humanitarian organisation, Médecins Sans Frontières, received 50 patients at its surgical hospital in Kunduz province in...

Mali: One dead and 10 injured in an attack on a camp in Kidal region

Mali / 24.02.12

Victims are mostly women and children; Médecins Sans Frontières is calling on all parties to the conflict to spare civilians.

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