Doctors Without Borders

3,016 Added | 14 Magazines | 1 Like | 3 Following | 47,408 Followers | @msfusa | Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international medical humanitarian organization working in around 70 countries to assist people whose survival is threatened by violence, neglect, or catastrophe.

How Aid Workers Fight Burnout

Aid workers often have disturbing experiences while on assignment. MSF provides mental health care to staff before, during, and after they go to the …

Health

Syria: Demining Urgently Needed in Raqqa as MSF Treats 33 Blast Victims in One Week

<b>RAQQA, SYRIA/AMSTERDAM/NEW YORK, JANUARY 12, 2018—</b>Teams from Doctors Without Borders/ Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) treated 33 patients with blast …

Syria

LIVE Recruitment Webinar for TechLogs

In its field projects, MSF employs specialists in construction, electricity, mechanics, and water/sanitation as Technical Logisticians or “Tech Logs”.<p>…

Webinars

Recruitment Information Session - Tucson, AZ

All prospective medical and non-medical aid workers: join us for a presentation and question & answer session to learn more about how you can become …

Doctors Without Borders

Iraq: Supporting Sulaymaniyah Emergency Hospital

<i>Doctors Without Borders/</i><i>Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) began working in Sulaymaniyah, northern Iraq, after a massive influx of people displaced by</i> …

Doctors Without Borders

Iraq: Voices from Sulaymaniyah

<i>Doctors Without Borders/</i><i>Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) began working in Sulaymaniyah, northern Iraq, after a massive influx of people displaced by</i> …

Doctors Without Borders

Recruitment Information Session - Flagstaff, AZ

All prospective medical and non-medical aid workers: join us for a presentation and question & answer session to learn more about how you can become …

Doctors Without Borders

MSF: End of Temporary Protected Status for Salvadorans Puts Lives at Risk

<b>NEW YORK—</b>The decision by the Trump Administration to end Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for approximately 200,000 Salvadorans living in the US …

Immigration

CAR: 30,000 People Displaced by Violence in Paoua Region

Some 30,000 people have fled violent clashes in Central African Republic (CAR) between fighters from the armed groups Revolution and Justice (RJ) and …

Africa

MSF Builds New Hospital for Rohingya Refugees

In three weeks, MSF constructed a new hospital in Tasnimarkhola camp, Bangladesh, with an emergency room, an intensive care unit, a pharmacy and …

Refugees

NPR: A "Runaway Bag" For Health Care When People Are Fleeing

Ana Santos, head of MSF's displacement unit, talks about employing "runaway bags" in South Sudan. These bags are carried by MSF staff traveling with …

Health Care

Ukraine: Caring for Villagers Trapped Near the Front Lines in Opytne

People in the eastern Ukrainian village of Opytne are living without access to health care or essential medications. This village on the front line …

Ukraine

Diphtheria in Bangladesh: A Disease of the Past Poses a New Threat

<i>Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières doctor Nina Goldman is currently in Bangladesh, where MSF provides medical care to hundreds of</i> …

Public Health

Jordan: Healing Patients Wounded by Conflicts across the Middle East

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) staff at the organization's reconstructive surgery hospital in Amman, Jordan, are helping to …

Medicine

Bangladesh Crisis Update - December 2017

<b>MSF Health Facilities:</b> Three primary health centers, four inpatient health facilities, 19 health posts<p><b>MSF Staff:</b> 2,258 national and international …

Disease

Bangladesh: Diphtheria Outbreak Threatens Rohingya Refugees

Diphtheria is re-emerging in Bangladesh, where more than 655,000 Rohingya have sought refuge since August 25, fleeing a campaign of targeted violence …

Public Health

Sexual Violence Against Rohingya Refugees

MSF teams in Bangladesh are treating survivors of sexual violence as part of their response to the Rohingya refugee crisis. Midwife Aerlyn Pfeil …

Refugees

MSF: The Year in Pictures 2017

This collection of photographs from the picture desk of Doctors Without Borders/ Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) provides an intimate look at the …

Disease

Health Surveys Reveal Need for Increased Aid in Southern Syria

<b>AMMAN, JORDAN, DECEMBER 20, 2017—</b>Humanitarian assistance for people living in southern Syria needs to increase significantly, the international …

Syria

Recruitment Information Session - Washington D.C.

All prospective medical and non-medical aid workers: join us for a presentation and question & answer session to learn more about how you can become …

Doctors Without Borders

MSF Challenges Gilead’s Hepatitis C Patent Application in China

Blocking patent on key combination treatment would help bring down prices, increase access for people living with hepatitis C<p><b>NEW YORK/GENEVA,</b> …

Hepatitis

Fueling a Crisis: The Humanitarian Effects of Refugee Policies

<b>Fueling a Crisis: The Humanitarian Effects of Refugee Policies</b><p><b>Live Online Webinar</b><p><b>Wednesday, December 20, 6:00 PM EST</b><p>Join Doctors Without …

Alert Winter 2017 | Vol. 18 No. 4

This edition of <i>Alert</i> features some of the most powerful images from the past year documenting our medical humanitarian work in the field and …

MSF: At Least 6,700 Rohingya Killed During Attacks in Myanmar

<b>NEW YORK/AMSTERDAM/PARIS</b>—At least 9,000 members of the ethnic Rohingya minority died—most of them from violence— in Rakhine state, Myanmar, between …

Forced to Flee from Myanmar

Hundreds of thousands of ethnic Rohingya refugees from Myanmar fled to Bangladesh following a campaign of targeted violence against the community …

The Rohingya Refugee Crisis

Hundreds of thousands of ethnic Rohingya refugees from Myanmar fled to Bangladesh following a campaign of targeted violence against the community …

Thank You for 2017

Thanks to our donors for supporting our work in 2017.

Yemen: Diphtheria Spreads as War and Blockade Leave Health System in Tatters

Hundreds of suspected cases of the disease not seen in Yemen in decades<p><b>SANA'A, YEMEN/NEW YORK, DECEMBER 12, 2017</b>—Doctors Without Borders/Médecins …

Yemen: “Just Living Has Become More Difficult”

<i>Monia Khaled is the water and sanitation supervisor for Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in Yemen, where a recent escalation in</i> …

UN Dispatch: The Dr. Joanne Liu Interview, International President of Médecins Sans Frontières

In an interview with UN Dispatch, Dr. Joanne Liu, international president of Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières, discusses how the …