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Liberia: ELWA 3 Ebola Management Centre to be handed over the Liberian Ministry of Health

Due to the decreased number of Ebola cases in Liberia, Médecins Sans Frontières is putting its...

Médecins Sans Frontières receiving large numbers of patients in Aden, as security situation in Yemen deteriorates

Scores of people have been wounded in fighting in Yemen over recent days, with many treated at the...

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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

20.01.15

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...

Beyond the rhetoric: implement proven community strategies to fight HIV/AIDS

01.12.14

The call by UNAIDS to “close the gap” around access to HIV services will not be met unless the delivery of antiretroviral treatment (ARV) is radically reshaped into community-led approaches that adapt to the realities of those...

Médecins Sans Frontières case study website revealing insights to decisions to speak out on crises

25.11.14

Ten case studies from the most controversial crises since the 1980s from famine in Ethiopia to the Rwandan Genocide now available.

Intervention for the Ebola outbreak comes to an end in Democratic Republic of Congo

Democratic Republic of Congo / 19.11.14

The Ebola outbreak intervention in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has come to an end, with no new cases detected since the last confirmed infection on 4 October in the town of Boende.

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