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The fear that follows them: providing mental healthcare for refugees in Chad

Attacks perpetrated by Boko Haram in the Lake Chad region have increased over recent weeks, and...

Burundi: “We treat anyone who is injured, whatever their politics”

Violent clashes between police and protesters in the Burundian capital, Bujumbura, over the past...


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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...

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...

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...

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.

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....

Ebola: Critical analysis of the global response one year into the deadliest outbreak in history

Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia / 23.03.15

Médecins Sans Frontières today released a critical analysis of the Ebola epidemic in west Africa over the past year, revealing the shortcomings of the global response to the crisis and warning that the outbreak, despite an...

Frontline of global TB fight is on Australia's doorstep

Papua New Guinea / 20.03.15

Increased resources and research in PNG bring new hope to patients worldwide.

Leading medical organisations team up to bring new TB treatments to those in need


endTB will provide access to new anti-TB drugs for more than 3,000 people and run clinical trials to identify safer and more effective treatments.

Emergency team deployed to assess humanitarian needs of refugees fleeing attacks by Boko Haram

Nigeria, Chad / 19.03.15

Médecins Sans Frontières has deployed an emergency team to assess the humanitarian needs of thousands of refugees fleeing attacks by Boko Haram in northeast Nigeria.

Syria: Use of chlorine in an attack on a village in Northern Syria

Syria / 19.03.15

A chlorine attack in the north west of Syria on the 16 March has killed six people and poisoned a further 70 people, according to reports by Syrian doctors working in the region who were contacted by Médecins Sans Frontières...

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