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Emergency Care Essential to Stop Maternal Deaths

We know how to prevent nearly all deaths in childbirth, but women still die daily, says Séverine Caluwaerts in this excerpt from the e-book "Because …

Women's News

REACHING ZERO: Bringing the epidemic under control | Doctors without borders

Fatmata and Idiatu were smiling, happy with the new clothes we had brought them. Their old ones had been burned, along with the mattress they’d …

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Hearing again | Doctors without borders

My cochlear implant switch on was on the 20th of March, it was a very emotional day!

My audiologist was telling me exactly what she was doing, 1st it …

Hearing

Traumatized by the War in Syria, and Recovering

SlideshowTraumatized by the War in Syria, and Recovering March 26, 2015Omar Al Balkhi, 29, was injured in a bomb blast in Daraa, Syria, and treated …

World Politics

A Syrian Recovers From Trauma

Slideshow

March 26, 2015

Press release

March 18, 2015

Field news

March 13, 2015

Voice from the Field

March 13, 2015

Voice from the Field

March 13, …

Trauma

Time for a jumpstart: accelerating access to new and promising DR-TB drugs

On World TB day, Grania Brigden (@TBbrigden) of Médecins Sans Frontières (@MSF) calls for improved global access to MDR-TB drugs. World TB Day is an …

Medicine

A Look at Syrian Refugees, March 2015

A Look at Ebola in West Africa in March 2015

Providing Care for Female Refugees in Ethiopia

Syria: "People Can No Longer Do the Things They Used to Do"

Now in its fifth year, the conflict in Syria has claimed the lives of more than 220,000 people and displaced approximately ten million. To respond to

Middle East

Syria: Providing Care Wherever Possible

Now in its fifth year, the conflict in Syria has claimed the lives of more than 220,000 people and displaced approximately ten million. To respond to

Middle East

Syria: "We Often Have to Search for Them in the Ruins"

Now in its fifth year, the conflict in Syria has claimed the lives of more than 220,000 people and displaced approximately ten million. To respond to

Middle East

World TB Day: a difficult journey | Doctors without borders

The land cruiser stops at the end of a narrow country lane. This is as far as it can go, from here we will walk the final kilometre on foot. We …

Doctors Without Borders

Pott’s TB Disease of the Spine | Doctors without borders

“How are you?” Ajak * smiled shyly, reaching to shake my hand. Ajak was seven years old and proud of his English.

“I am fine,” I answered, as we …

Spinal Cords

World TB Day 2015: Stigma! | Doctors without borders

World TB day!

Today we think not just about tuberculosis, the mycobacterium that was isolated on a glass slide in a lab many years ago today… We think …

Stigma

World TB Day: TB in the family | Doctors without borders

I am 33 years old. I used to work as a teacher but I stopped because I was put on treatment that takes longer.

I thought I had a regular cold, I was …

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One year since TB left me | Doctors without borders

It is now exactly 30 days before it’s a year since I completed my TB treatment and was declared TB free. Well, it honestly feels great to have …

Doctors Without Borders

TB free one year on: celebrate the freedom | Doctors without borders

I finished treatment for pre-XDR TB a year ago, what a celebration!

When I was at my worst was actually right at the beginning during the time of …

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My normal life will finally begin again | Doctors without borders

Last time I wrote that doctors had found a change in my lungs in a CT scan, and it looked like the TB had returned.

Since the last post I have been in …

Doctors Without Borders

No Children Should be Parentless Anymore Because of Tuberculosis | Doctors without borders

My father celebrated his 51st birthday on March 11, 2003. Three days after his birthday, he lost his battle against multidrug-resistant tuberculosis …

Tuberculosis

Ready, Set, Slow Down: Promising New DR-TB Drugs Grab Headlines but Don't Reach Patients

The buzz started well before the first new tuberculosis (TB) drug in half a century was approved for use on the last day of 2012: two forthcoming new …

Medicine

The Ebola Outbreak One Year Later

Briefing document

March 23, 2015

Field news

March 20, 2015

In the News

March 20, 2015

Press release

March 20, 2015

Field news

March 20, 2015

Field news

March …

Ebola

Financial Accountability: Ebola Response in 2014

Field news

March 20, 2015

In the News

March 20, 2015

Field news

March 20, 2015

Field news

March 02, 2015

Voice from the Field

February 26, 2015

Press …

Ebola

Fighting to Get New TB Treatments to Those in Need

PARIS/BOSTON/DUBAI—International organizations Partners In Health (PIH), Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), Interactive Research …

Medicine

Ebola in West Africa

On March 20, a patient tested positive for Ebola in Monrovia, which was the first confirmed case in Liberia in more than two weeks. A total of 150 …

Africa

Reaching Out to Women in Rural Pakistan

Here, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) OBGYN Jeltje Danhof reflects on her time providing maternal health care and working to

Pakistan

"You cannot change the circumstances, but you can change yourself" | Doctors without borders

Security is quiet. Normal activities. The motivational words for the day, given by our obstetrician: “You cannot change the circumstances, the season …

Doctors Without Borders

Wired: Google Builds a New Tablet for the Fight Against Ebola

Field news

March 02, 2015

Field news

February 13, 2015

January 29, 2015

Field news

January 29, 2015

Field news

January 26, 2015

Field news

January 22, …

Google

Pushed to the Limit and Beyond

Press releasePushed to the Limit and BeyondMarch 20, 2015MSF releases a critical analysis of the global Ebola response one year into the deadliest …

Ebola

Ebola in West Africa: Selected MSF-Authored Medical Articles

Where and How the Current Epidemic Began

In March 2014, public health services and MSF in Guinea reported clusters of patients with fever, severe

Medicine