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Unobstructed motherhood: women delivering safely in Sidama, Ethiopia

Oval-shaped huts scattered amid lush trees and expansive green meadows are typical of villages in...

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Insecurity in Leer has devastating consequences for those hiding in the bush

South Sudan / 12.02.14

The deteriorating security situation in Leer and surrounding areas of southern Unity State in South Sudan is having devastating consequences for thousands of people who are hiding in the bush.

Uganda: Médecins Sans Frontières calls to remove barriers in access to healthcare for homosexuals

Uganda / 24.01.14

The “Anti-homosexuality Bill” has been rejected, but the existing laws still hamper access to HIV prevention and care.

Médecins Sans Frontières opens up its medical data to humanitarian ends


Médecins Sans Frontières has taken another bold step, becoming the first humanitarian organisation to commit to a policy of sharing its medical data, for the purposes of public health research.

South Sudan: Attacks on Médecins Sans Frontières health facilities obstruct aid efforts

South Sudan / 20.01.14

Assault on Malakal compound is second looting of a Médecins Sans Frontières facility in one week.

South Sudan: More aid needed for 70,000 people living in ‘catastrophic’ conditions

South Sudan / 31.12.13

Tens of thousands of South Sudanese have arrived in Awerial, in Lakes state, after fleeing violence in Bor, says Médecins Sans Frontières. With thousands more people arriving each day, living conditions are verging on the...

Almost 200 more wounded, thousands more displaced, following renewed violence in Bangui

Central African Republic / 27.12.13

On December 20, following days of relative calm in Bangui, capital of Central African Republic, renewed violence prompted waves of wounded to arrive once more at Médecins Sans Frontières projects around the city. From December...

Syria: Urgent need for cross-border aid

Syria / 19.12.13

Greatly increased humanitarian aid must be delivered across Syria’s borders, Médecins Sans Frontières urged in an open letter to a group of countries meeting at the United Nations to discuss assistance for Syrians in desperate...

UN must urgently and radically change its humanitarian response in Central African Republic

Central African Republic / 13.12.13

As UN humanitarian organisations agree to further mobilise resources in response to the humanitarian crisis in Central African Republic (CAR), Médecins Sans Frontières has released an open letter addressed to Valérie Amos, the...

CAR: Violence in Bangui Hospitals

Central African Republic / 10.12.13

Médecins Sans Frontières has called on all parties involved in the current conflict in the Central African Republic (CAR) to allow the wounded and ill to safely obtain the critical medical care they need.

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