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Médecins Sans Frontières resumes activities in Ebola centre in southeast Guinea

Guinea / 14.04.14

On Thursday, Médecins Sans Frontières resumed activities in a treatment centre in Macenta, southeast Guinea, after it was forced to suspend work late last week following protests by a section of the local population.

Ethiopia: South Sudanese Refugees faced with a lack of water, food and sanitation

South Sudan / 11.04.14

Tens of thousands of refugees who have fled violence and deprivation in South Sudan and sought refuge in camps in Ethiopia’s Gambella region are faced with a lack of water, food, and sanitation and are suffering from a range of...

Global response to hepatitis C hangs on access to new oral drugs

India / 09.04.14

Médecins Sans Frontières warns of countries’ inability to scale up treatment in wake of first-ever WHO guidelines, unless medicines are more affordable

Successes and challenges in response to Guinea Ebola epidemic

Guinea / 08.04.14

A number of patients have been discharged from Ebola treatment centres in Guinea after successfully beating the Ebola virus, says Médecins Sans Frontières. At the same time, Médecins Sans Frontières’ emergency teams are facing...

Médecins Sans Frontières urges military personnel conducting operations in the Beni region to take every precaution to protect hostages’ lives

Democratic Republic of Congo / 08.04.14

As the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (FARDC) continue the third phase of their military operations in the Béni region, with the support of MONUSCO, Médecins Sans Frontières has expressed its concern about the...

Médecins Sans Frontières releases case studies that reveal the organisation’s internal struggle to position itself in the face of the Rwandan genocide.

Rwanda / 02.04.14

Twenty years after the Rwandan Genocide, Médecins Sans Frontières is publishing for the first time its Speaking Out Case Studies via the website

Greece must end systematic and prolonged detention of migrants

Greece / 01.04.14

The prolonged and systematic detention of migrants and asylum seekers in Greece is having devastating consequences on their health and human dignity, Médecins Sans Frontières has warned.

Guinea: Mobilisation against an unprecedented Ebola epidemic

Guinea / 01.04.14

With eight confirmed cases of Ebola reported in the capital Conakry, Médecins Sans Frontières is facing an unprecedented epidemic in terms of the distribution of cases now scattered in several locations in Guinea.

Ebola in Guinea: Médecins Sans Frontières reinforces teams to help control spread of epidemic

Guinea / 26.03.14

In response to the Ebola epidemic that has broken out in Guinea, Médecins Sans Frontières continues to reinforce its teams in Guéckédou and Macenta, two towns in the south of the country where the virus has spread. Thirty staff...

Myanmar: Médecins Sans Frontières acknowledges encouraging dialogue on Rakhine but clinics remain closed

Myanmar (Burma) / 25.03.14

Since Médecins Sans Frontières Holland was ordered to suspend all activities in Rakhine State on February 26, the organisation has been engaged in high-level discussions with the Union Government of Myanmar on the need to...

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