Sudan / 29.01.15
The Brussels-based operational centre of Médecins Sans Frontières today announced it has been forced to close its activities in Sudan, as authorities in Sudan continue to systematically deny the organisation access to people...
Sierra Leone / 29.01.15
A new maternity unit for pregnant women with Ebola – or those suspected of having Ebola – has been opened within an Ebola treatment centre in Sierra Leone by the international medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans...
Sudan / 23.01.15
A hospital operated by Médecins Sans Frontières was directly targeted in an aerial bombing in Sudan on 20 January, forcing the suspension of medical activities.
Médecins Sans Frontières today urged the Australian Government to join the call for pharmaceutical companies GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and Pfizer to slash the price of the pneumococcal vaccine in developing countries, ahead of the...
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.
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...
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...
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...
Ten case studies from the most controversial crises since the 1980s from famine in Ethiopia to the Rwandan Genocide now available.
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.