Doctors Without Borders

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G7 Fails to Provide Humane Response to Global Displacement Crisis

<b>ROME, MAY 27, 2017</b>—In response to the G7 summit in Italy, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans …

Refugees

NPR: Libya's Coast Guard Is Interfering With Migrant Rescues

The Libyan coast guard interfered with Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) rescue workers as they attempted to aid about 2,000 …

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Huffington Post: Libya’s EU-Backed Coast Guard Is Reportedly Messing With Migrant Rescue Missions

During a rescue on May 23 by Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and SOS Méditerranée teams, the Libyan coast guard approached the …

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More Aid is Needed in Tanganyika, DRC

Intercommunal fighting in the province of Tanganyika, in the Democratic Republic of Congo, has displaced nearly half a million people since July …

Africa

DRC: “If We Sit Back and Do Nothing, These People Will Die”

Ten months after being driven from their homes by intercommunal fighting, more than 44,000 displaced people in settlements around the city of Kalémie …

Africa

G7 Must Commit to Humane Migration Policies

<b>ROME/NEW YORK, MAY 26, 2017—</b>As the G7 summit takes place in Taormina, Italy, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without …

Refugees

G7 Must Take Action to Tackle Key Global Health Issues Like High Drug Prices and Drug-Resistant Infections

<b>NEW YORK/ROME, MAY 25, 2017</b>—Ahead of the G7 summit that’s starting tomorrow in Italy, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors …

Medicine

Libyan Coast Guard Endangers Lives During Sea Rescue

<b>AMSTERDAM/NEW YORK, MAY 24, 2017</b>—While teams from the aid organizations Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and SOS Méditerranée …

Refugees

Speech by Dr. Joanne Liu to the African Chiefs of Defense Conference

April 19, 2017, Stuttgart Germany<p>Speech by Dr. Joanne Liu<p>International President, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)<p>African …

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What is Cholera?

Cholera often breaks out when there is overcrowding and inadequate access to clean water, trash collection, and proper toilets. It causes profuse …

Yemen: Cholera Outbreak Threatens to Spiral Out of Control

Suspected cases of this deadly disease have more than doubled in the past five days<p><b>NEW YORK/SANA’A, YEMEN, MAY 20, 2017</b>—As cases of cholera and acute …

Disease

Niger

<b>NEW YORK/NIAMEY, NIGER, MAY, 19 2017</b>—Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has deployed several emergency teams to Niger to contain …

Disease

Libya: Migrants and Refugees Suffering from Disease and Malnutrition in Detention Centers

In Libya, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) continues to provide lifesaving and primary health care to refugees and migrants …

Refugees

CAR: "There Was Fighting Just Outside the Gates of Our Hospital"

<i>Doctors Without Borders/</i><i>Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) d</i><i>octor Johan Berg works at the hospital in Bangassou, a small town in southeastern Central</i> …

Disease

Central African Republic: Responding to a Spike in Violence

Ongoing conflict between self-defense forces and ex-Séléka coalition dissidents led to more violence this week in Bria, a town where Doctors Without …

Africa

Over 900,000 South Sudanese Refugees in Need of Humanitarian Aid in Uganda

"They just slaughter you, whether you're a man, woman, or child," says Maria. "I lost all my brothers and my relatives. Life here is very …

Refugees

South Sudanese Refugees in Uganda: "We Left With Nothing"

<i>Nola Aniba Tito, 27, is a medical translator working in the Doctors Without Borders/</i><i>Médecins Sans Frontières (</i><i>MSF) health center in Ofua 3 Zone, in</i> …

South Sudanese Refugees in Uganda: "Starting Life All Over Again"

<i>Vanessa Cramond is a nurse from Auckland, New Zealand, who recently spent two months as emergency medical coordinator for Doctors Without</i> …

Refugees

South Sudanese Take Refuge in Uganda

Over the last year, 901,755 South Sudanese people fleeing violence have crossed the border into Uganda; the vast majority are women and children. …

Africa

PRI's The World: Thousands in Yemen get Sick in an Entirely Preventable Cholera Outbreak

A growing cholera outbreak in Yemen is threatening to spread further in the war-torn country, and Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières …

Public Health

Doctors Without Borders Calls on Governments to Address Three Key Medical Humanitarian Challenges Ahead of G20 Health Ministers' Meeting

<i>Governments must use this week’s meeting to address attacks on hospitals, emergency preparedness and drug-resistant infections</i><p><b>NEW YORK/BERLIN, MAY</b> …

Disease

Forced to Flee Central America's Northern Triangle: A Neglected Humanitarian Crisis

<b>Join Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) for a discussion on the neglected humanitarian crisis among Central American migrants and</b> …

Associated Press: Central African Republic Violence 'Highly Worrying,' UN Says

Conflict in eastern Central African Republic has intensified in recent months, jeopardizing access to health care in many previously stable regions. …

Africa

Trump Administration's Expanded Global Gag Rule Puts Lives of Women and Children at Risk

<b>NEW YORK, MAY 16, 2017</b>—The US government on Monday announced that the so-called “Global Gag Rule” on abortion will now include all global health …

Rights & Freedoms

CAR: “Bangassou Has Turned Into a Battlefield; We Fear the Worst for the Civilian Population”

<i>Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) deputy head of mission Rene Colgo is currently coordinating the emergency response in</i> …

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Gimlet's Every Little Thing: The Quest to Wipe Out a Virus

Medical professionals with Doctors Without Borders discuss their experiences vaccinating children against measles, the barriers to vaccination and …

Central African Republic: MSF Calls for Ceasefire in Bangassou to Allow Deployment of Urgent Medical Aid

UPDATE May 15, 2017<p><b>Bangui—</b>On May 15, an MSF mobile team finally succeeded in providing emergency medical care to the people who sought refuge in the …

Central African Republic

Ebola Confirmed in DRC, MSF to Launch Emergency Intervention

One case of Ebola has been confirmed by the World Health Organization (WHO) in the Likati Health Zone of Bas-Uele Province in the north of the …

Disease