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 / 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...
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.
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 / 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,...
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...
Central African Republic / 17.06.14
Médecins Sans Frontières is dismayed at the high level of organised violence against civilians by armed groups in the Grimari and Bambari provinces of the Ouaka region in the Central African Republic (CAR).
Central African Republic / 04.06.14
Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders) has just evacuated a number of staff members from the city of Ndélé in the North of Central African Republic (CAR) following fresh attacks on its staff and facilities.
Guinea / 29.05.14
An oral cholera vaccine protected individuals by 86 percent during a recent outbreak in Guinea, according to a New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM) study published today.
Kenya / 28.05.14
Ndhiwa in western Kenya has one of the highest rates of HIV infection in the world. But that is set to change as international medical organisation Médecins Sans Frontières teams up with County and Sub County health authorities...