Iraq, Syria / 14.08.14
Eleven days after militants from the Islamic State (IS) group stormed the district of Sinjar in Ninewa governorate, Iraq, a constant stream of thousands of exhausted people are crossing into Syria every day. They are heading to...
Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone / 13.08.14
Médecins Sans Frontières has issued this flash quote in response to the World Health Organization's decision that it is ethical to offer unproven drugs or vaccines to people affected by the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa....
Palestinian Territories / 30.07.14
Yesterday’s attack on Al Shifa hospital, where nearly 2,000 people are sheltering, demonstrates how civilians have nowhere safe to go and shows the current difficulties of providing emergency aid in Gaza.
Myanmar (Burma) / 25.07.14
Médecins Sans Frontières welcomes the announcement by the Union Government of Myanmar and the Rakhine State Government that Médecins Sans Frontières will be allowed to resume operations in Rakhine State, after it was forced to...
Myanmar (Burma) / 23.07.14
Reduction in pricing still needed to ensure wider access to treatment.
Palestinian Territories / 21.07.14
Since the beginning of Operation Protective Edge in the Gaza Strip, the majority of the dead and wounded in Gaza are civilians and medical workers are also coming under fire, Médecins Sans Frontières said.
Retrospective mortality study reveals massive levels of death due to violence against Muslims during peak of conflict in Central African Republic
Central African Republic / 17.07.14
With thousands still encircled in enclaves, Chad border closed, and massive gaps in aid for Central African refugees, crisis in Central African Republic is far from over.
South Sudan / 15.07.14
“We are now witnessing the shocking, cumulative consequences of one million people being displaced from their homes”
Extremely poor living conditions in Darfur camp – Médecins Sans Frontières reinforcement team denied permission by Sudan authorities to respond to the needs
Sudan / 03.07.14
A Médecins Sans Frontières reinforcement team has been denied access to the El Sereif camp in Sudan’s South Darfur state, despite the acute and immediate needs of some 15,000 displaced victims of conflict and a recent influx of...
More Médecins Sans Frontières patients with DR-TB gain access to dramatically cheaper version of life-saving drug
South Africa / 02.07.14
After a three-year long struggle, Médecins Sans Frontières has received approval from the South African Medicines Control Council (MCC) to import a dramatically more affordable version of an antibiotic, linezolid, in order to...