Doctors Without Borders

14 Magazines | 2,400 Articles | 45,023 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.

The New York Times: Nigerian Jet Mistakenly Bombs Refugee Camp, Killing Scores

At least 52 people were killed and 120 wounded today when the Nigerian Army bombed an internally displaced camp in Rann, Nigeria, according to the …

World News

DRC: The Alarming Consequences of Falsified Medicines

More than 1,000 people were admitted to hospital in a remote area of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) in 2015 after suffering toxic effects from …

Health

Nigeria: MSF Strongly Condemns Aerial Bombing of Displaced Camp in Rann

JANUARY 17, 2017— At least 52 people were killed and 120 wounded today when the Nigerian Army bombed an internally displaced camp in Rann, Nigeria, …

World News

Colombia: Sexual Violence, Hidden Violence

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams treated 645 survivors of sexual violence in two Colombian cities in 2016.<p>Though sexual …

Aiding the Elderly Caught in Conflict in Ukraine

Since the conflict began in eastern Ukraine, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has supported more than 350 health facilities on …

Ukraine

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CAR: MSF Distributes Food to Displaced People in the North

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams distributed nearly 100 tons of emergency food supplies to more than 10,000 people in …

World News

Mental Health Care in Ukraine: "Your Entire Universe Falls Apart"

<i>Despite the “back-to-school ceasefire”—an agreement signed in September to guarantee a safe environment for children to attend school after the</i> …

Mental Health

Patient Stories From Eastern Ukraine: “Tell People What is Happening Here”

<i>Since March 2015, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has run mobile clinics in locations around Mariupol and Kurakhove, eastern</i> …

Ukraine

Sudan: Providing Medical Care to South Sudanese Refugees in White Nile State

In the last three years, the continuous conflict between government and opposition forces in South Sudan’s oil-rich Upper Nile State has forced many …

Africa

"Affliction" Documentary Screening and Q&A

<i>Please join Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)<br>for a special presentation of the MSF documentary, Affliction.</i><p>Doors Open: 6:15 …

Migrants Battle Freezing Temperatures and Cold Shoulder at Hungarian Border

Thousands of migrants and refugees are trapped in freezing conditions in Greece and Serbia without adequate shelter. Doctors Without Borders/Médecins …

World News

Iraq: Providing Mental Health Care to People Displaced by Conflict in Mosul

The recent launch of a military offensive to retake Mosul has forced people who have already lived through extreme trauma to flee the city and nearby …

Mental Health

Thousands Trapped in Freezing Temperatures in Greece and Serbia

Thousands of migrants and refugees are trapped in freezing conditions in Greece and Serbia without adequate shelter, the international medical …

World News

Serbia: Humanitarian Assistance Restricted Amid Freezing Temperatures

More than 7,500 migrants and refugees are currently stranded in Serbia, living in overcrowded camps and informal settlements. The country has agreed …

World News

Treating undernutrition in Borno State, Nigeria: adapting strategy in emergencies

<b>This article was originally published in the Lancet Global Health Blog, January 6, 2017.</b><p><i>Author: Kerstin Hanson</i><p><i>Kerstin Hanson is an internal medicine</i> …

Africa

Nigeria: Responding to a Malnutrition Crisis in Borno State

In the past three months, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has distributed 810 metric tons of food in Maiduguri, northeastern …

Africa

Lebanon: Providing Care for Syrian Refugees' Chronic Diseases

"We have one Syrian patient—a 35-year-old man who has had diabetes since childhood," said Dr. Marc Gerhard, who works with Doctors Without …

Health

Jordan: Clinics Treating "Silent Killers" Note an Increase in Patient Numbers

Almost six years into the conflict in Syria, the high number of Syrian refugees seeking shelter in Jordan has put considerable pressure on the …

Health

Yemen: Escalating Conflict, Escalating Needs

Eighteen months of brutal conflict have plunged Yemen into a full-blown humanitarian emergency. After a short ebb in fighting brought on by recent …

Health Promoter

As a health promoter you will assess, define, implement and supervise all Health Promotion and Community Engagement (HPCE) activities in the project …

Viruses

Project Coordinator

Project Coordinators are always based in the project (unless it is managed at distance due to security), and work together with the country …

Project Management

Alert Winter 2016 | Vol. 17 No. 4

Between March 2014 and September 2015, more than 28,000 people in Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia were infected with the Ebola virus. More than …

Africa

Alert Fall 2016 | Vol. 17 No. 3

This is my first letter to you, the readers of <i>Alert</i>, since becoming president of MSF-USA’s Board of Directors following Dr. Deane Marchbein’s tenure. …

World News

Alert Summer 2016 | Vol. 17 No. 2

This month marks the end of my third term as a member of MSF-USA’s Board of Directors and my fourth year as president.<p>It’s been a very rewarding …

East Africa

Recruitment Information Session - San Francisco

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 …

San Francisco Bay Area

Yemen: Six Months Inside a Forgotten War

<i>After working with</i> <i>Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières</i> <i>(MSF) in Liberia at the tail end of the Ebola epidemic, Australian nurse Emma</i> …

Hospitals

National Geographic: Examining the Refugee Crisis

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) executive director Jason Cone discusses the refugee crisis on a panel with Melissa Fleming, …

Doctors Without Borders

News Deeply: ‘Now We Need to Fight Back for Our Common Humanity’—MSF President

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) international president, Dr. Joanne Liu, speaks with News Deeply about how the international …

Big History

Bolivia

<b>NEW YORK, DECEMBER 20, 2016—</b>After 14 years of Chagas diagnoses, treatment and prevention efforts in Bolivia, the international medical humanitarian …

Health