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Nepal: “Everyone is afraid”

New Zealander Anne Taylor is Médecins Sans Frontières’ Head of Mission in Nepal. She explains how...

Alarming humanitarian situation as conflict escalates

Escalating fighting in South Sudan is exposing civilians to widespread violence and severely...


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Frontline of global TB fight is on Australia's doorstep

Papua New Guinea / 20.03.15

Increased resources and research in PNG bring new hope to patients worldwide.

Leading medical organisations team up to bring new TB treatments to those in need


endTB will provide access to new anti-TB drugs for more than 3,000 people and run clinical trials to identify safer and more effective treatments.

Emergency team deployed to assess humanitarian needs of refugees fleeing attacks by Boko Haram

Nigeria, Chad / 19.03.15

Médecins Sans Frontières has deployed an emergency team to assess the humanitarian needs of thousands of refugees fleeing attacks by Boko Haram in northeast Nigeria.

Syria: Use of chlorine in an attack on a village in Northern Syria

Syria / 19.03.15

A chlorine attack in the north west of Syria on the 16 March has killed six people and poisoned a further 70 people, according to reports by Syrian doctors working in the region who were contacted by Médecins Sans Frontières...

Médecins Sans Frontières: Four years into the Syrian conflict, medical aid is paralysed by lack of access

Syria / 11.03.15

As the war in Syria enters its fifth year, desperately-needed aid is failing to reach millions of people who are trapped by the conflict, and a massive increase in medical assistance is required, Médecins Sans Frontières said on...

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...

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