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New York, 28 January 2017 : President Donald J. Trump’s executive order suspending refugee resettlement to the United States is an inhumane act against people fleeing war zones, the international medical humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said today, calling for a resumption of refugee resettlement. “Every day our teams on the ground see people desperately seeking safety at closed borders and in war zones from which they cannot flee,” said Jason Cone, executive director of MSF-USA. “Slamming...Read More
The reinstatement of the U.S. government’s Mexico City Policy by President Donald J. Trump, which prohibits nongovernmental organisations that receive U.S. funding from either performing or providing counselling or information on abortion, will undermine access to safe abortion services and endanger the lives of women. Unsafe abortion is one of the five main causes of maternal mortality worldwide, together with haemorrhage, eclampsia, sepsis and obstructed labour. Unsafe abortion accounts for a shocking 13 per cent of maternal deaths around the...Read More
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Modi’s proposed law on docs using generic name in prescriptions gets MSF vote
Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), an international humanitarian-aid non-governmental organisation, on Monday welcomed the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's proposal to bring...Read More
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एचआइवी के उपचार में काम आने वाली जिस दवा एंटीरेट्रोवायरल्स के लिए किसी मरीज को जहां साल भर में 10,000 अमेरिकी डॉलर तक चुकाने होते थे उसकी कीमत अप्रत्याशित रूप से घटकर 300 डॉलर के स्तर पर आ गई। इससे दु...Read More

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November 29, 2017
After often arduous journeys undertaken without the protection of their families, many young unaccompanied migrants arriving in France receive neither shelter nor assistance from the authorities, forc...Read More
November 20, 2017
Moscow/Geneva, 15 November 2017 — Ahead of the first-ever Global Ministerial Conference on ‘ Ending TB’ in Moscow, the international medical humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders/Médecins...Read More