MSF at 50
MSF at 50 – half a century of medical humanitarian action
Jharkhand: fighting malnutrition alongside local communities

MSF Community Health Educator Subashini Deb Mahto shares her first-hand experience of malnutrition.

MSF at 50 – half a century of medical humanitarian action

As Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) marks its 50th anniversary on December 22, 1971, we are looking back at our history and looking ahead to the next humanitarian challenges.

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MSF responds to latest WHO recommendation for a COVID-19 therapeutic, baricitinib
MSF responds to latest WHO recommendation for a COVID-19 therapeutic, baricitinib
Jharkhand: fighting malnutrition alongside local communities

MSF Community Health Educator Subashini Deb Mahto shares her first-hand experience of malnutrition.

MSF responds to latest WHO recommendation for a COVID-19 therapeutic, baricitinib

With the World Health Organization (WHO) recommending baricitinib for the treatment of people with severe or critical COVID-19, MSF calls on governments to take immediate steps to ensure that patent monopolies do not stand in the way of access to this treatment.

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MSF - An international, independent medical humanitarian organisation

We provide medical assistance to people affected by conflict, epidemics, disasters, or exclusion from healthcare. Our teams are made up of tens of thousands of health professionals, logistics and administrative staff – most of them hired locally. Our actions are guided by medical ethics and the principles of impartiality, independence and neutrality.

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Founded in 1971

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Awarded Nobel Peace Prize in 1999

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Working in India since 1993

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Currently running seven projects in India

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Projects in India

MSF COVID-19 Telemedicine Helpline

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India

Mental health helpline for people affected by COVID-19 pandemic

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Manipur

Delivering specialist care for HIV, TB, and Hepatitis in Manipur

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Maharashtra

Providing medical care for drug-resistant tuberculosis in Mumbai

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Jammu and Kashmir

Meeting mental health needs in Jammu and Kashmir

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Bihar

Providing comprehensive care to people living with advanced-HIV in Bihar

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Delhi

Treating survivors of sexual and gender-based violence in Delhi

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Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh & Telangana

Essential healthcare in remote areas of Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Telangana

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Access Campaign

Medicines shouldn’t be a luxury

MSF launched Access Campaign with a purpose to push for access to, and the development of life-saving and life prolonging medicines, diagnostic tests and vaccines for patients in MSF programmes and beyond.

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