Doctors Without Borders

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Wide Action Challenging Key Hepatitis C Drug Patents

<i>First patent opposition MSF has filed in Europe aims to increase affordable access to hepatitis C drug sofosbuvir for millions</i><p><b>NEW YORK/ROME/GENEVA,</b> …

Hepatitis

Preventing Cervical Cancer in Zimbabwe

Cervical cancer rates are on the rise worldwide, but the brunt of the burden falls on low- and middle-income countries, where more than 80 percent of …

Cancer

Patients Talk About Cervical Cancer Treatment in Zimbabwe

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) began supporting the Zimbabwean health ministry in 2016, rolling out services to prevent …

Cancer

TB is Real

Patients with drug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) have to take a fistful of pills and injections daily for up to two years. Side effects of these …

Health

Doctors Without Borders Urges Pharmaceutical Corporations to Release Clinical Data to Help Develop Urgently Needed New TB Regimens

<b>NEW YORK, MARCH 24, 2017</b>—Today, World Tuberculosis Day, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières’ (MSF) is urging pharmaceutical …

Medicine

Fewer than 5 Percent of People in Need are Treated with New TB Drugs, Nearly Four Years After Becoming Available

<i>Companies and countries must take urgent action to increase access to these lifesaving treatments</i><p><b>NEW YORK/GENEVA, MARCH 23, 2017</b>—Only 4,800 people …

Public Health

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New, Cheaper, and Heat-Stable Rotavirus Vaccine Could Prevent Thousands of Childhood Deaths

<b>NEW YORK, MARCH 22, 2017</b>—A new, heat-stable vaccine is safe and effective against rotavirus, according to results of a recent Doctors Without …

Public Health

Iraq: Thousands Fleeing Western Mosul with Acute Medical Needs

<b>ERBIL, IRAQ/NEW YORK, MARCH 22, 2017—</b>Tens of thousands of people are fleeing western Mosul, Iraq, amid a military offensive to recapture the area, …

Voice From the Field: We try to do Everything we can, but Sometimes it’s not Enough

On February 19, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) opened a field trauma hospital with surgical capacity in a village to the …

Sudan

10 Facts You Should Know About Europe's Migrant Crisis

It's been one year since the implementation of the EU-Turkey deal that governs how refugees and migrants are transferred in and out of Europe. In …

Refugees

TB Patient Uses Sign Language in Swaziland

Winile is a multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) patient with Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in Swaziland, and one of …

Doctors Without Borders

Maps Save Lives

Some of the areas affected by the 2014 Ebola outbreak had never been mapped before. This made it difficult to take steps that would help stop the …

Doctors Without Borders

South Sudan: Urgent Humanitarian Assistance Needed for Thousands Who Fled Fighting in Wau Shilluk

In recent weeks, fighting in the Greater Upper Nile region has left the town of Wau Shilluk deserted, and now thousands of vulnerable people who fled …

Africa

South Sudan: "We Didn't Want to Leave Our Patients Behind"

<i>For the past two years, Francis Ronyo worked as a nurse at the Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) hospital in</i> <i>Wau Shilluk, South</i> …

Refugees

South Sudan: “I Am Tired of Running”

<i>Mary Mayik Lual is a 32-year-old single mother of five, who worked as a cleaner at the</i> <i>Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)</i> <i>hospital</i> …

Africa

Warring Groups Must Allow Aid in Syria

<b>AMMAN, JORDAN/NEW YORK—</b>Six years into the war in Syria, civilians continue to suffer from a brutal conflict that has precipitated a complex …

Syria

WEBCAST: A Voice from the Field

Join us as experienced field anesthesiologist Dr. Gerry Bashein discusses his experiences over 12 years with Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans …

Sri Lanka

MSF On the Road: A Voice from the Field in Miami

Join us as experienced field anesthesiologist Dr. Gerry Bashein discusses his experiences over 12 years with Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans …

Sri Lanka

Yemen: One Year of Lifesaving Care in Ibb

One year has passed since Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) began providing lifesaving health services at the General Rural …

Yemen

Hungary: Widespread Violence Against Migrants and Refugees at Border

<b>BRUSSELS/BELGRADE/NEW YORK—</b>In recent months, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams in Serbia have treated an increasing number …

Refugees

Doctors Without Borders Oral Statement Regarding the 2017 USTR Special 301 Review

<b>WASHINGTON, MARCH 8, 2017</b>—Judit Rius Sanjuan, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières’ (MSF) Access Campaign manager and legal policy …

Health Care

MSF Condemns Kabul Hospital Attack

<b>KABUL, AFGHANISTAN, MARCH 8, 2017</b>—The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) issued …

Doctors Without Borders

International Women’s Day 2017: Safe Delivery Care in Afghanistan

<b>On International Women’s Day 2017, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) celebrates the women of Afghanistan and highlights the</b> …

Health Care

Syria: Tens of Thousands of Children Left Unvaccinated

<i>Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) n</i><i>urse practitioner Sara Ferrer currently serves as coordinator of MSF's medical projects in</i> …

Syria

Afghan Women Helping Afghan Women in Khost

Aqila is 29 year-old Afghan midwife at the Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) maternity project in Khost, Afghanistan. "I’ve seen …

Doctors Without Borders

Helping Women in Afghanistan Deliver Safely

Severine Caluwaerts is a Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) OBGYN in Khost, Afghanistan, at MSF's largest maternity project. This …

Doctors Without Borders

LIVE Recruitment Webinar

All prospective medical and non-medical aid workers: join us for a live teleconference and webinar to learn more about how you can be a part of …

Doctors Without Borders

MSF On the Road: A Voice from the Field in Miami, FL

A special traveling speaker series explores the Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) mission and discusses the challenges of …

Doctors Without Borders