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Daughter of the floods – a new life amidst chaos

Malawi was recently devastated by the largest floods in living memory. Three weeks later people are...

Ukraine: Hospitals shelled and civilians cut off as fighting intensifies

As fighting escalates in eastern Ukraine to a level not seen since August, the situation for...


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Greece must end systematic and prolonged detention of migrants

Greece / 01.04.14

The prolonged and systematic detention of migrants and asylum seekers in Greece is having devastating consequences on their health and human dignity, Médecins Sans Frontières has warned.

Guinea: Mobilisation against an unprecedented Ebola epidemic

Guinea / 01.04.14

With eight confirmed cases of Ebola reported in the capital Conakry, Médecins Sans Frontières is facing an unprecedented epidemic in terms of the distribution of cases now scattered in several locations in Guinea.

Ebola in Guinea: Médecins Sans Frontières reinforces teams to help control spread of epidemic

Guinea / 26.03.14

In response to the Ebola epidemic that has broken out in Guinea, Médecins Sans Frontières continues to reinforce its teams in Guéckédou and Macenta, two towns in the south of the country where the virus has spread. Thirty staff...

Myanmar: Médecins Sans Frontières acknowledges encouraging dialogue on Rakhine but clinics remain closed

Myanmar (Burma) / 25.03.14

Since Médecins Sans Frontières Holland was ordered to suspend all activities in Rakhine State on February 26, the organisation has been engaged in high-level discussions with the Union Government of Myanmar on the need to...

Ebola epidemic declared in Guinea: Médecins Sans Frontières launches emergency response

Guinea / 24.03.14

An outbreak of Ebola haemorrhagic fever in southern Guinea has prompted Médecins Sans Frontières to launch an emergency response. Twenty-four Médecins Sans Frontières doctors, nurses, logisticians and hygiene and sanitation...

The New Face of an Old Disease: Urgent Action Needed to Tackle Global Drug-Resistant TB Threat


A new briefing paper by Médecins Sans Frontières outlines why the alarming spread of deadly strains of drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB) is one of the biggest global health threats we face today.

Humanitarian aid must be prioritised in Dadaab camps, despite return of refugees to Somalia

Kenya, Somalia / 11.03.14

Médecins Sans Frontières issues briefing paper highlighting appalling conditions in Dagahaley camp.

CAR: Escalating violence endangering civilians and delivery of humanitarian aid

Central African Republic / 07.03.14

The escalation of violence in Central African Republic (CAR), mainly in the north of the country, is undermining vital humanitarian assistance for people who are already suffering due to limited access to aid, Médecins Sans...

New studies point to impact of HIV treatment on transmission in high-HIV-burden African contexts

Malawi, South Africa / 07.03.14

Two new studies released by Epicentre, the research arm of Médecins Sans Frontières at the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections in Boston this week point to reductions in new HIV infections in areas where HIV...

Médecins Sans Frontières releases report on shocking humanitarian situation in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo

Democratic Republic of Congo / 03.03.14

Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) is in the grip of an emergency. For two decades, persistent conflict in its eastern provinces and instability in other regions and a dysfunctional health system have led to recurrent...

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