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Ebola outbreak contained in Lofa county, Liberia

Médecins Sans Frontières has decided to withdraw from Lofa County, Liberia, as the situation has...

Sierra Leone: 1.5 million people in a country affected by Ebola receive drugs to prevent malaria

As part of its ongoing emergency response to Ebola in West Africa, Médecins Sans Frontières has...


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Iraq: Scores of displaced in Kirkuk lacking essential aid

Iraq / 05.12.14

Thousands of people fleeing violence in Iraq are in desperate need of food, water, shelter, and medical care, even after arriving in areas of the country accessible to aid organizations, Médecins Sans Frontières warned today.

EU and Greece turn their backs on refugees arriving in Greek islands

Greece / 04.12.14

Thousands of refugees arriving on the shores of Greece’s Aegean islands are being welcomed with a dysfunctional reception system and inhumane living conditions, according to Médecins Sans Frontières. Greece and the European Union...

International Ebola response slow and piecemeal, risks becoming a ‘double failure’

Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone / 03.12.14

The international response to Ebola in West Africa has so far been patchy and slow, and has left local people, national governments and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) to do most of the practical, hands-on work. The...

Beyond the rhetoric: implement proven community strategies to fight HIV/AIDS


The call by UNAIDS to “close the gap” around access to HIV services will not be met unless the delivery of antiretroviral treatment (ARV) is radically reshaped into community-led approaches that adapt to the realities of those...

Médecins Sans Frontières case study website revealing insights to decisions to speak out on crises


Ten case studies from the most controversial crises since the 1980s from famine in Ethiopia to the Rwandan Genocide now available.

Intervention for the Ebola outbreak comes to an end in Democratic Republic of Congo

Democratic Republic of Congo / 19.11.14

The Ebola outbreak intervention in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has come to an end, with no new cases detected since the last confirmed infection on 4 October in the town of Boende.

First trials for Ebola treatments to start at Médecins Sans Frontières sites in December

Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone / 13.11.14

In the absence of specific treatments for Ebola, international medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières announced today that it will host clinical trials in three Ebola treatment centres in West Africa. The...

Central African Republic: Violent attacks against Médecins Sans Frontières threaten the supply of humanitarian assistance

Central African Republic / 12.11.14

Attacks and extortion perpetrated against providers of humanitarian assistance on the rise in CAR.

Médecins Sans Frontières Aid Worker Recovers from Ebola

United States / 11.11.14

Dr. Craig Spencer Discharged from HHC Bellevue Hospital Center.

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