Doctors Without Borders on Flipboard

@msfusa | 1,631 Articles | 12 Magazines | 13,812 Followers | 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.

Yemen: ICRC and MSF Alarmed By Attacks on Country's Lifelines

SANA'A/GENEVA—The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) are extremely concerned …

Middle East

Syria: Major Aleppo Hospital Suspends All Activities After Bombings

BARCELONA, SPAIN/ALEPPO, SYRIA—One of the main hospitals in Aleppo has suspended all activities after it was bombed at least twice last week, the …


Delivering Health Care and a Baby in Nepal

Health Care

Syria: Main hospital in Aleppo stops activities after being targeted

Aleppo – One of the main hospitals in Aleppo has suspended all of its activities after recent attacks in the Syrian city. Renewed shelling and …


Yemenis in Desperate Need of Food and Fuel After Weeks of Airstrikes

CAIRO — After five weeks of airstrikes by a Saudi-led coalition, the conflict in Yemen has grown more vicious than ever, and the brunt of the death and devastation is falling on civilians and on the infrastructure they need to survive.

Most of the more than 1,000 people who have died since the …

Middle East

Yemen: Crisis Update, April 27, 2015

The conflict in Yemen currently has the country divided between the Houthi movement, supported by former president Saleh, which controls the north of …


Better luck | Doctors without borders

Yesterday I had a patient come in with bloody diarrhea, usually caused by Shigella in these parts. I put her on the appropriate medications but she …

Doctors Without Borders

We are concerned about patients unable to get themselves to hospital | Doctors without borders

Because of fuel shortages in the Amran province the situation for the population is really difficult. We see fewer and fewer patients from the …


Yemen: Population Flees Haradh as Attacks Continue

SANA'A, YEMEN – At least 11 people have been killed and 67 injured since April 21 during constant airstrikes and shelling in Haradh district, …


Providing Maternal Care to Women in Yemen

Maura Daly is a Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) midwife recently returned from working in Khamer, a town in northern Yemen’s

Middle East

'I was not hurt. But they say for a woman alone, things happen in the desert; there is rape and abuse.' #MSFsea

The halfway point | Doctors without borders

The most gratifying patient of this third week was a woman who came in with a prolapsed umbilical cord followed by the baby’s arm.

It was in the …

Doctors Without Borders

Solving the problem - Fighting measles in South Sudan | Doctors without borders

Our plane lifted roughly from the airstrip in Chuil and deposited us 25 minutes later safely at our home-base in Lankien. While my immediate interest …


Displacement in South Sudan: “We Are Going to Run Out of Food Very Soon”

Since the beginning of April , Simon Akoch, his wife, and their six children have been sleeping under a tree in a tiny village called Noon, 25 …

South Sudan

South Sudan: Perpetual Displacement as Conflict Continues

Continuing violence in South Sudan’s Upper Nile State is leading to more death and displacement.

Many of those affected are already been displaced and …

South Sudan

Doctors Without Borders Launches Ad Campaign to Highlight Health Dangers of TPP Trade Deal

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, DC—As negotiators reportedly meet in the Washington, DC, area to finalize the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal, and as …


Don’t forget consumers and patients in the Trans-Pacific Partnership

No matter who you are or where you live, it’s time to pay attention to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal. If signed in its current form, …


The Strip

Cartoons about current affairs.

Seeing Families, Children, and Babies Coming Off the Boats

Dr. Chiara Montaldo is coordinating MSF’s efforts in Sicily to provide medical and psychological care to migrants rescued from boats in the


MSF Kicks off Global Campaign to Reduce the Price of Pneumonia Vaccine to $5 in Developing Countries

NEW YORK—Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) today launched a global campaign—"A FAIR SHOT"— to call on pharmaceutical companies …

Developing Countries

South Sudan: More Displaced by Ongoing Fighting in Upper Nile State

New fighting over the past 24 hours in the town of Malakal, in South Sudan’s Upper Nile state, has killed two people, injured many more, and …

South Sudan

Physician Leaders Urge Governments To Protect Health Care

(20.04.2015) The World Medical Association is urging governments around the world to ensure that several major trade agreements they are negotiating …

Health Care

Evacuated from Northern Yemen

Syria: An unacceptable humanitarian failure

By Dr Joanne Liu, Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) International President

As Syria enters its fifth year of conflict , the war


Yemen: “Patients are unable to reach our hospitals”

Dr Ali Dahi is working for Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) in Ad Dhale, an area in the south of Yemen that continues to see

Middle East

South Sudan: Restoring a destroyed hospital and healthcare system

When violence started to spread in South Sudan in December 2013, Bor was one of the first towns to be hit.

During December and January the town …

Health Care

Growing stronger | Doctors without borders

My mother’s traditional upbringing to obey the elderly had brought tragedy both to her and to me. Now I started to only listen and follow the …

Doctors Without Borders

Finding the strength to save my daughter | Doctors without borders

I can’t remember one sweet memory or nice scene from my childhood. The blind belief in regressive morals, especially at that time in the villages, …

Doctors Without Borders

Help us fix the TPP!

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


1 Watch the Video

Learn more …


Mass Casualty Plan April 2015 | Doctors without borders

“Arrrghh!” I woke myself up with a shout, heart thudding. Outside my tent a raucous screech tolled the predawn hour, one nightmare blending into …

Doctors Without Borders