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Ukraine: Hospitals shelled and civilians cut off as fighting intensifies

As fighting escalates in eastern Ukraine to a level not seen since August, the situation for...

Sudan: Denial of access forces Médecins Sans Frontières section closure

The Brussels-based operational centre of Médecins Sans Frontières today announced it has been...


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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...

Systematic violence affecting civilians in Ouaka Region of CAR

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: Fresh attack on Médecins Sans Frontières in Ndele

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.

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


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.

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