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Lake Chad: “The only certainty is that people will remain uprooted and continue to live in fear”

The Lake Chad region has become the epicentre of violence with continued attacks by the Islamic...

In Memoriam: Médecins Sans Frontières colleagues killed in the Kunduz Trauma Centre attack

October 3, 2015 will forever remain a black day in Médecins Sans Frontières’ history. In the early...


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Beyond the rhetoric: implement proven community strategies to fight HIV/AIDS


The call by UNAIDS to “close the gap” around access to HIV services will not be met unless the delivery of antiretroviral treatment (ARV) is radically reshaped into community-led approaches that adapt to the realities of those...more...

Médecins Sans Frontières case study website revealing insights to decisions to speak out on crises


Ten case studies from the most controversial crises since the 1980s from famine in Ethiopia to the Rwandan Genocide now available.more...

Intervention for the Ebola outbreak comes to an end in Democratic Republic of Congo

Democratic Republic of Congo / 19.11.14

The Ebola outbreak intervention in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has come to an end, with no new cases detected since the last confirmed infection on 4 October in the town of Boende.more...

First trials for Ebola treatments to start at Médecins Sans Frontières sites in December

Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone / 13.11.14

In the absence of specific treatments for Ebola, international medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières announced today that it will host clinical trials in three Ebola treatment centres in West Africa. The...more...

Médecins Sans Frontières Aid Worker Recovers from Ebola

United States / 11.11.14

Dr. Craig Spencer Discharged from HHC Bellevue Hospital Center.more...

Médecins Sans Frontières sounds alarm on practices and policies dangerously out of step with what’s needed to contain the global drug-resistant TB crisis


30 October, 2014 – Outmoded policies and practices and critical gaps in care for drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB) are fuelling a worldwide public health crisis, said Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders) in a new...more...

Ebola: Quarantine can undermine efforts to curb epidemic


NEW YORK/GENEVA, OCTOBER 27, 2014 – Forced quarantine of asymptomatic health workers returning from fighting the Ebola outbreak in West Africa is not grounded on scientific evidence and could undermine efforts to curb the...more...

Médecins Sans Frontières protocols for staff returning from Ebola-affected countries


Since the beginning of its operations in West Africa in March to combat the Ebola outbreak, Médecins Sans Frontières has put in place stringent protocols to protect its staff from exposure to the Ebola virus and to monitor the...more...

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