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“Providing safe childbirth to Nigerian mothers”

Sivapalan Namasivay is an experienced anaesthetist. Since 2011, he has worked on several...

Afghanistan: Kunduz eyewitness - “They had just been working in the hospital to help people... and now they are dead"

Médecins Sans Frontières nurse Lajos Zoltan Jecs (photographed above in Kabul in 2013) was in...


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Australia takes decisive step towards more affordable vaccines


Resolution passes at World Health Assembly, calling for more affordable vaccines and greater transparency on vaccine pricing.more...

Alarming humanitarian situation as conflict escalates

South Sudan / 22.05.15

Escalating fighting in South Sudan is exposing civilians to widespread violence and severely restricting the provision of desperately needed aid, the international medical humanitarian organization Médecins Sans Frontières said...more...

Imminent attack forces halt in medical activities in Leer, South Sudan

South Sudan / 11.05.15

Médecins Sans Frontières is gravely concerned about an imminent attack on the town of Leer in South Sudan, and the potential impact on civilians and medical facilities.more...

Médecins Sans Frontières welcomes news that Liberia is Ebola-free while urging continued vigilance

Liberia / 08.05.15

After 42 days with no recorded cases of Ebola, Liberia has been declared Ebola-free by the World Health Organization (WHO) – news which has been welcomed by international medical organisation Médecins Sans Frontières. However,...more...

Médecins Sans Frontières and MOAS rescue 369 people during first rescue

Malta, Italy, Greece / 05.05.15

This weekend 369 people crossing the Mediterranean Sea were rescued by the MY Phoenix, a search and rescue vessel run in partnership between Médecins Sans Frontières and MOAS (Migrant Offshore Aid Station). Early Monday morning,...more...

Médecins Sans Frontières and ICRC alarmed by attacks on country's lifelines

Yemen / 05.05.15

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and Médecins Sans Frontières are extremely concerned about the severe damage caused by recent Coalition attacks on airports in Sana’a and Hodeida, obstructing delivery of much...more...

Médecins Sans Frontières Launches Global Campaign to Reduce the Price of Pneumococcal Vaccine to $5 in Developing Countries


Médecins Sans Frontières today launched a global campaign to call on pharmaceutical companies GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) and Pfizer to slash the price of the pneumococcal vaccine in developing countries to US$5 per child. The campaign...more...

Médecins Sans Frontières medical supplies and team reach Aden, but more needed

Yemen / 09.04.15

The first boat organised by Médecins Sans Frontières carrying 1.7 tonnes of urgently needed medical supplies for the Médecins Sans Frontières hospital in Aden successfully docked in the city today. An Médecins Sans Frontières...more...

Badly needed medical supplies and health personnel unable to reach conflict affected areas of Yemen

Yemen / 01.04.15

More medical supplies and trained health personnel are urgently needed in Yemen as the violence there escalates, but bringing in this essential support is currently impossible, Médecins Sans Frontières said.more...

Decentralisation key for scaling up MDR-TB treatment in Myanmar

Myanmar (Burma) / 24.03.15

As the world marks 133 years since the discovery of the bacterium that causes tuberculosis, diagnosis and treatment of Multi-Drug Resistant Tuberculosis (MDR-TB) remains out of reach for the vast majority of people in Myanmar....more...

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