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“Our priority is to reach people in places where no one else is going and who have not received assistance.”

Dr Prince Mathew normally coordinates Médecins Sans Frontières projects in Bihar state in India,...


MSF has started distributing shelter kits and travelling to remote affected villages.


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Médecins Sans Frontières launches global women’s health multimedia feature

Papua New Guinea, Burundi, Haiti, Malawi, Afghanistan, South Sudan, Sierra Leone, Democratic Republic of Congo / 02.03.15

“Because Tomorrow Needs Her” Explores Multiple Health Challenges Affecting Women

Syria: Médecins Sans Frontières calls for wounded to be evacuated from Aleppo

Syria / 20.02.15

The medical humanitarian organization Médecins Sans Frontières urges all parties to the Syrian conflict to facilitate the evacuation of people wounded in recent fierce clashes in Aleppo, where the population has been trapped by...

Ebola drug trial in Liberia halted

Liberia / 04.02.15

A trial of the experimental Ebola drug brincidofovir in Liberia has been halted due to a significant drop in the number of new Ebola cases, coupled with the 30 January announcement by the drug’s manufacturer that it would no...

Sudan: Denial of access forces Médecins Sans Frontières section closure

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...

Médecins Sans Frontières opens maternity unit for pregnant women with Ebola

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...

Médecins Sans Frontières hospital bombed in South Kordofan

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 urges the Australian Government to join the call for pharmaceutical companies to reduce their prices for developing countries


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: 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...

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