Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone / 03.09.14
Médecins Sans Frontières denounces international inaction in Ebola-stricken African countries; States must deploy specialised medical assets now.
Democratic Republic of Congo / 01.09.14
One of four Médecins Sans Frontières staff members abducted in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) more than a year ago has been found unharmed. However, there is still no news about the other three staff members. Médecins...
Ethiopia, South Sudan / 27.08.14
A vaccine against cholera is being used on a large scale for the first time in Ethiopia by teams from Médecins Sans Frontières. The mass immunisation campaign will protect South Sudanese refugees in Ethiopia’s Gambella region, as...
Iraq, Syria / 14.08.14
Eleven days after militants from the Islamic State (IS) group stormed the district of Sinjar in Ninewa governorate, Iraq, a constant stream of thousands of exhausted people are crossing into Syria every day. They are heading to...
Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone / 13.08.14
Médecins Sans Frontières has issued this flash quote in response to the World Health Organization's decision that it is ethical to offer unproven drugs or vaccines to people affected by the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa....
Palestinian Territories / 30.07.14
Yesterday’s attack on Al Shifa hospital, where nearly 2,000 people are sheltering, demonstrates how civilians have nowhere safe to go and shows the current difficulties of providing emergency aid in Gaza.
Myanmar (Burma) / 25.07.14
Médecins Sans Frontières welcomes the announcement by the Union Government of Myanmar and the Rakhine State Government that Médecins Sans Frontières will be allowed to resume operations in Rakhine State, after it was forced to...
Myanmar (Burma) / 23.07.14
Reduction in pricing still needed to ensure wider access to treatment.
Palestinian Territories / 21.07.14
Since the beginning of Operation Protective Edge in the Gaza Strip, the majority of the dead and wounded in Gaza are civilians and medical workers are also coming under fire, Médecins Sans Frontières said.
Central African Republic / 17.07.14
With thousands still encircled in enclaves, Chad border closed, and massive gaps in aid for Central African refugees, crisis in Central African Republic is far from over.