Doctors Without Borders
13 Magazines | 1,969 Articles | 37,821 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 AMBULANCE, a white, ramshackle Land Cruiser, rattled along the bumpy road in Saada City, in the far north of Yemen, on its way to answer an …Yemen
Pharmaceutical corporations rake in billions on pneumonia vaccines while millions in poor countries go without
Doctors Without Borders says global immunization system fails millions, while companies make "blockbuster revenues"
The business practices of the pharmaceutical industry have recently come to light, as “Pharma Bro” Martin Shkreli fills the headlines. Hoping to make $1 billion, the 32-year-old …Viruses
February 10, 2016
Voice from the Field
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Voice from the Field
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The LRA (Lord’s Resistance Army) has been quite active in the eastern and southeastern parts of the Central African Republic, attacking villages and …
GAZIANTEP, TURKEY/NEW YORK—Any escalation of the conflict in northern Syria’s Azaz District could have dire humanitarian consequences, as an …
In Aleppo governorate, Syria, thousands of people have fled north toward Azaz town and the border with Turkey in recent days. Approximately 23,000 …Hospitals
As politicians gathered in London last week to discuss aid for Syria, the appalling suffering continued unabated. Syrians are living under bombardment, as hundreds of explosive devices are dropped on their cities and towns each day - predominantly by their own government. This situation is …Doctors Without Borders
Airstrikes hit a Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)-supported hospital in Dara’a Governorate in southern Syria, killing three …
Months of talking, over a year of reflecting, and finally on Wednesday 6 January we entered officially into Magburaka Government Hospital working …Ebola
I am 30 years of age, I live in Epworth, a settlement which is 12 kilometers outside Harare, in Zimbabwe. I am a single mother and I have two …
The perilous flight of refugees continues, with some 67,000 asylum seekers traveling to Europe last month. Meanwhile, the European Union and international donors are poised to increase their aid to one desperate group: Syrians displaced by war.Asylum Seekers
At least once a week, I go to the morning meetings at the hospital at 7am. One of the first times I went, I met Sadia. She is the Sterilisatrice for …Doctors Without Borders
There’s Still Time to Stop the TPP from Cutting Off the Critical Lifeline of Affordable Generic Medicines
New York—As representatives from the United States and 11 other Pacific Rim countries gather in New Zealand Thursday to sign the Trans-Pacific …Medicine
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Civilians and doctors are no longer safe in the places they need the most
As Yemen’s bloody conflict continues, medical facilities and personnel are repeatedly coming under fire, which drastically reduces the country’s access to desperately needed emergency medical care. As the wreckage of hospitals …Hospitals
BRUSSELS/NEW YORK, JANUARY 29, 2016 — Residents of the besieged Syrian town of Madaya continue to die of starvation despite the provision of aid by …
This post was written by Chris in late-2015
A little after 19:00 on 19 October 2015, a man named Nawaf, neatly dressed in a white ankle-length robe …Doctors Without Borders
Many civilians still live in Saada, northern Yemen, despite almost daily airstrikes in the area. Here, Michael Seawright, a Doctors Without …Yemen
This evening, some of my colleagues asked if I wanted to join them for a walk in another part of the camp where there was a wrestling show happening …Africa
On a hot August afternoon in 2000, four Americans arrived for a secret meeting at the central London penthouse flat of an Indian billionaire drug manufacturer named Yusuf Hamied. A sixth person would join them there, a French employee of the World Health Organisation, who was flying in from Geneva, …Medicine
“Is this the new normal: a Médecins Sans Frontières hospital bombed every month?” asked one worker.
The British government has been strongly criticised by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF, aka Doctors Without Borders) after a number of the charity’s health facilities came under attack from Saudi-led …Hospitals
In the room are two boys: one from Iraq, the other from Syria.
The Iraqi boy’s body was peppered with shrapnel when a car bomb detonated near the market where he was shopping with his brother. His brother died. The Syrian boy’s face bore the markings of burns – a fire that was sparked by a shell …Hospitals
January 22, 2016
At roughly 4 p.m. local time on January 21, an airstrike hit the ambulance service of the Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans …Hospitals
This article was originally published in the Guardian.
Three hospitals and clinics where doctors and nurses working for Doctors Without …War
Three hospitals and clinics where doctors and nurses working for Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) were providing essential medical services to people caught up in the horrendous conflict in Yemen have come under attack in as many months. And this figure does not include attacks on MSF-supported …Yemen
On January 10, Shiara hospital in Yemen's Razeh district, which is supported by Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), was hit by a …Hospitals
On Saturday, January 16, after five months of intense negotiations with officials, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) was able to …Medicine
The world currently faces its largest global displacement crisis since World War II, with approximately 60 million people currently displaced due to …Humanitarianism