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Médecins Sans Frontières treats first CMV Retinitis patients in Myanmar with oral drug

Reduction in pricing still needed to ensure wider access to treatment.

Gaza Strip: Israel must stop bombing trapped civilians

Since the beginning of Operation Protective Edge in the Gaza Strip, the majority of the dead and...


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Médecins Sans Frontières Hospital Bombed in Sudan

Sudan / 18.06.14

During an aerial attack on a Sudanese village, Sudan’s air force bombed and partially destroyed a hospital run Médecins Sans Frontières in the war-torn South Kordofan region Monday, depriving civilians of critical medical...

Systematic violence affecting civilians in Ouaka Region of CAR

Central African Republic / 17.06.14

Médecins Sans Frontières is dismayed at the high level of organised violence against civilians by armed groups in the Grimari and Bambari provinces of the Ouaka region in the Central African Republic (CAR).

Central African Republic: Fresh attack on Médecins Sans Frontières in Ndele

Central African Republic / 04.06.14

Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders) has just evacuated a number of staff members from the city of Ndélé in the North of Central African Republic (CAR) following fresh attacks on its staff and facilities.

Oral Cholera Vaccine Highly Effective During Outbreak in Guinea

Guinea / 29.05.14

An oral cholera vaccine protected individuals by 86 percent during a recent outbreak in Guinea, according to a New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) study published today.

Médecins Sans Frontières launches new project to curb spread of HIV in western Kenya

Kenya / 28.05.14

Ndhiwa in western Kenya has one of the highest rates of HIV infection in the world. But that is set to change as international medical organisation Médecins Sans Frontières teams up with County and Sub County health authorities...

‘We demand action’: Death toll from drug-resistant tuberculosis must be slashed within a year


Phumeza Tisile, co-author of the DR-TB Manifesto and XDR-TB survivor, delivers urgent plea to World Health Assembly delegates on behalf of 50,000 supporters worldwide

Five Médecins Sans Frontières staff held in Syria Released

Syria / 16.05.14

Médecins Sans Frontières confirms that its five staff held in Syria have been safely released. The organisation strongly condemns this abduction, which has forced Médecins Sans Frontières to permanently close one hospital and two...

Central African Republic: Médecins Sans Frontières calls upon government and all parties to the conflict to publicly condemn attacks against civilians and humanitarian workers

Central African Republic / 06.05.14

In protest against the brutal killing of 16 civilians, including three of its humanitarian workers at Boguila Hospital on 26 April, Médecins Sans Frontières is reducing its activities in CAR and related projects in neighbouring...

Médecins Sans Frontières provides aid to people displaced by violence from Anbar province in Iraq

Iraq / 30.04.14

Violence in Anbar province, western Iraq, has caused some 380,000 people to flee their homes, with more than 18,000 people seeking refuge in Tikrit, the capital of neighbouring Salah al-Din province, over the past month.

West and Central Africa patients have been ' left behind' by the AIDS revolution

Democratic Republic of Congo, Guinea, Central African Republic / 29.04.14

As the International Francophone conference on HIV and Hepatitis (AFRAVIH) takes place in Montpellier this week, Médecins Sans Frontières has expresseed concern about the lack of significant progress in the fight against HIV /...

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