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Yemen: An Update from an MSF Doctor in Khameer

In the News

May 22, 2015

Video

May 21, 2015

Voice from the Field

May 14, 2015

Voice from the Field

May 12, 2015

Field news

May 08, 2015

Press release

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Middle East

Alarming Humanitarian Situation in South Sudan as Conflict Escalates

Juba/Nairobi, May 22, 2015:

Escalating fighting in South Sudan is exposing civilans to widespread violence and severely restricting the provision of …

Humanitarianism

68th WHA: MSF Intervention on the Global Strategy and Plan of Action on Public Health, Innovation and Intellectual Property

WHO 68th World Health Assembly, 2015
Provisional agenda item 17.5 – Global Strategy and Plan of Action on Public Health, Innovation and Intellectual

Public Health

"We Have to Forget About Our Pain": Working Through the Conflict in Yemen

Husni Mansoor is a nurse supervisor working with Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in Aden, Yemen. This account was originally

Middle East

Could Trans-Pacific Partnership Place Drugs Out of Reach?

(MedPage Today) -- The agreement could raise prices, endanger public health, says Doctors Without Borders.

Yemen: First person account from Sa'ada under bombardment

An MSF team spent last night in the city of Sa'dah, Yemen under intense bombing from the coalition led by Saudi Arabia. On Friday night the coalition …

Middle East

Video: Life in the MSF hospital in Aden, Yemen

Hospitals

Yemen: "Expecting Death from Anywhere"

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is responding to the needs of civilians affected by ongoing violence in Yemen, and currently

Middle East

A Day at MSF's Hospital in Aden, Yemen

Voice from the Field

May 14, 2015

Voice from the Field

May 12, 2015

Field news

May 08, 2015

Press release

April 16, 2015

Field news

April 13, 2015

Field …

Hospitals

Yemen: Lack of Fuel Prevents Access to Medical Care

Video of Lack of Fuel in Yemen Prevents Access to Medical Care

May 20, 2015

A fuel blockade in Yemen is preventing people from accessing humanitarian …

Middle East

"A Chance of Life": Mother and Child Care for Syrian Refugees in Jordan

Ahlam* is a 22-year-old mother from Dara’a governorate in Syria. She is the mother of two children, both of whom were born at the Doctors Without

Girls' Rights

Jordan: Scaling Up Services for Syrian Mothers and Children Refugees in Irbid

The Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) mother and child project in Irbid, northern Jordan, has been augmented to perform …

Refugees

Taming Tuberculosis in Papua New Guinea

KEREMA, Papua New Guinea — Six-year-old Elisa Iboro did everything she could to avoid swallowing the 14 pills held out on a hand in front of her. She squirmed in her mother’s arms. She cried. She looked sideways and simply ignored the life-saving drugs.

“Let’s go, you know this is important, come …

Papua New Guinea

Free Trade Is Not the Enemy

CHICAGO — IN 1993, President Bill Clinton tapped me as special counsel to lead the fight to pass the North American Free Trade Agreement. As a new trade debate rages in Washington, I’ve thought a lot about that effort. The mistake we made in the 1990s was overestimating the potential of Nafta’s …

World Economy

Help us fix the TPP!

Time is running out to change a trade deal that could jeopardize people's access to affordable medicines

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Disease

Yemen: hospital hit by bullets | Doctors without borders

I don’t really know how I can describe the situation in Aden in one word other than tragic. There are areas that are completely empty. People have …

Hospitals

Treating HIV in DRC: "They Couldn't Just Let Me Die Like That"

Despite the tremendous progresses made in the fight against HIV/AIDS, many patients in West and Central Africa still struggle to get the treatment

HIV

The Saudi-led blockade is devastating Yemen - The Washington Post

Teresa Sancristóval is an emergencies coordinator for Doctors Without Borders.

SANAA, Yemen

As the devastation of Yemen demonstrates, the need to end hostilities is as urgent as ever. But even if the temporary cease-fire takes hold, it will amount to little improvement in the lives of average Yemenis …

Middle East

It's Like The Story Of Job: Ebola Survivors Who Continue To Suffer

His mother named him Moses, but the story of Moses Lasana over the past year unfolds more like the story of Job: Adversity follows tragedy only to be topped off with pain.

Last summer, Moses Lasana's girlfriend, who was nine months pregnant with his child, got Ebola and died. He has two sons; one of …

Viruses

The Saudi-led blockade is devastating Yemen - The Washington Post

Teresa Sancristóval is an emergencies coordinator for Doctors Without Borders.

SANAA, Yemen

As the devastation of Yemen demonstrates, the need to end hostilities is as urgent as ever. But even if the temporary cease-fire takes hold, it will amount to little improvement in the lives of average Yemenis …

Middle East

Violence Reported During Yemen's Humanitarian Ceasefire

Steve Inskeep talks to Andre Perache of Doctors Without Borders about the situation in Yemen, where a humanitarian ceasefire began on Tuesday. Houthi rebels have controlled the capital for months.

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It's MORNING EDITION from NPR News. Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. …

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MSF Evacuates Hospital in Leer, South Sudan

Hospitals

DRC: Mass Rape in South Kivu

BUKAVU, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO/BARCELONA—Women were raped en masse early this month after an attack by an armed militia on a town in South …

Congo

Context is everything | Doctors without borders

This blog post contains graphic descriptions of obstetric surgery which you may find upsetting.

It’s kind of hard to believe that four weeks have …

Doctors Without Borders

Syria: Report - Aleppo: Medical Aid Besieged

The report analyses the themes of violence against the medical mission in Aleppo and the surrounding rural area since the beginning of MSF’s …

Aleppo

South Sudan: Imminent Attack Forces MSF Evacuation from Hospital

JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN/NEW YORK—An imminent attack on the South Sudanese town of Leer has forced the suspension of medical activities at the Doctors …

Hospitals

MSF Welcomes News that Liberia is Ebola-Free While Urging Continued Vigilance

MONROVIA, LIBERIA/BRUSSELS—The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) welcomes the …

Liberia

Sierra Leone: Chasing Ebola in the Slums of Freetown

Though the massive Ebola management centers run by Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) at the peak of the outbreak in West Africa

Sierra Leone

Yemen: Living in fear | Doctors without borders

Fear can make people accept to live in conditions they would not accept in their normal life. There were many houses in the town that were unoccupied …

Middle East