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Australia must stop making excuses to join the fight against Ebola. We need to act now.

The international medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières is urging Australia to...

South Sudan: In Bentiu camp, floodwaters recede but tension remains

Tens of thousands of people have taken refuge in a camp near Bentiu, one of several “Protection of...

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Gaza Strip: Israel must stop bombing trapped civilians

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.

Retrospective mortality study reveals massive levels of death due to violence against Muslims during peak of conflict in Central African Republic

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.

Child malnutrition rates skyrocket in South Sudan

South Sudan / 15.07.14

“We are now witnessing the shocking, cumulative consequences of one million people being displaced from their homes”

Extremely poor living conditions in Darfur camp – Médecins Sans Frontières reinforcement team denied permission by Sudan authorities to respond to the needs

Sudan / 03.07.14

A Médecins Sans Frontières reinforcement team has been denied access to the El Sereif camp in Sudan’s South Darfur state, despite the acute and immediate needs of some 15,000 displaced victims of conflict and a recent influx of...

More Médecins Sans Frontières patients with DR-TB gain access to dramatically cheaper version of life-saving drug

South Africa / 02.07.14

After a three-year long struggle, Médecins Sans Frontières has received approval from the South African Medicines Control Council (MCC) to import a dramatically more affordable version of an antibiotic, linezolid, in order to...

South Sudan: Pervasive Violence Against Healthcare

South Sudan / 01.07.14

Violence in hospitals and the destruction of medical facilities are denying medical services to many of South Sudan's most vulnerable people, Médecins Sans Frontières said today in a report, South Sudan Conflict: Violence Against...

Ebola in West Africa: Epidemic requires massive deployment of resources

Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone / 24.06.14

With Ebola continuing to spread in Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia, bringing the epidemic under control will require a massive deployment of resources by governments in West Africa and aid organisations.

Médecins Sans...

South Sudan: Displaced People Dying of Preventable Diseases at Alarming Rate in Bentiu Camps

South Sudan / 20.06.14

Preventable diseases and severe acute malnutrition are causing an alarming number of deaths among the estimated 45,000 people taking refuge at a UN base in Bentiu, South Sudan, Médecins Sans Frontières has warned.

Iraq – Médecins Sans Frontières calls for respect of medical facilities

Iraq / 19.06.14

Following severe damage of its clinic in Tikrit as a result of the shelling of the city on 13 June, preventing the provision of medical care to approximately 40,000 people displaced by the recent surge in conflict in Iraq,...

Médecins Sans Frontières Hospital Bombed in Sudan

Sudan / 18.06.14

During an aerial attack on a Sudanese village, Sudan’s air force bombed and partially destroyed a hospital run Médecins Sans Frontières in the war-torn South Kordofan region Monday, depriving civilians of critical medical...

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