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Médecins Sans Frontières opens new Ebola Treatment Centers in Sierra Leone to increase access to care

To increase access to care for Ebola patients in Western Sierra Leone, which has been hit hard by...

Ebola outbreak contained in Lofa county, Liberia

Médecins Sans Frontières has decided to withdraw from Lofa County, Liberia, as the situation has...

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Oral Cholera Vaccine Highly Effective During Outbreak in Guinea

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.

Médecins Sans Frontières launches new project to curb spread of HIV in western Kenya

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...

‘We demand action’: Death toll from drug-resistant tuberculosis must be slashed within a year

19.05.14

Phumeza Tisile, co-author of the DR-TB Manifesto and XDR-TB survivor, delivers urgent plea to World Health Assembly delegates on behalf of 50,000 supporters worldwide

Five Médecins Sans Frontières staff held in Syria Released

Syria / 16.05.14

Médecins Sans Frontières confirms that its five staff held in Syria have been safely released. The organisation strongly condemns this abduction, which has forced Médecins Sans Frontières to permanently close one hospital and two...

Central African Republic: Médecins Sans Frontières calls upon government and all parties to the conflict to publicly condemn attacks against civilians and humanitarian workers

Central African Republic / 06.05.14

In protest against the brutal killing of 16 civilians, including three of its humanitarian workers at Boguila Hospital on 26 April, Médecins Sans Frontières is reducing its activities in CAR and related projects in neighbouring...

Médecins Sans Frontières provides aid to people displaced by violence from Anbar province in Iraq

Iraq / 30.04.14

Violence in Anbar province, western Iraq, has caused some 380,000 people to flee their homes, with more than 18,000 people seeking refuge in Tikrit, the capital of neighbouring Salah al-Din province, over the past month.

West and Central Africa patients have been ' left behind' by the AIDS revolution

Democratic Republic of Congo, Guinea, Central African Republic / 29.04.14

As the International Francophone conference on HIV and Hepatitis (AFRAVIH) takes place in Montpellier this week, Médecins Sans Frontières has expresseed concern about the lack of significant progress in the fight against HIV /...

Médecins Sans Frontières condemns unspeakable violence in Bentiu, South Sudan

South Sudan / 29.04.14

Médecins Sans Frontières condemns the unspeakable acts of violence in Bentiu, South Sudan, during and after a major battle on 15 April. Tens of thousands of people have had to flee to UNMISS camps for safety, where they now face...

Three Medecins Sans Frontieres workers among sixteen unarmed civilians killed at Boguila Hospital

Central African Republic / 29.04.14

Sixteen civilians, including three national staff members with Medecins Sans Frontieres were killed during an armed robbery on Medecins Sans Frontieres hospital grounds in the northern town of Boguila, in the Central African...

Heat-stable vaccines urgently needed to reach the one in five children missed by immunisation worldwide

22.04.14

New Médecins Sans Frontières study shows a tetanus vaccine remains effective for up to a month when used outside of a strict cold chain.

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