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If you ask the proverbial ‘man on the street’ where the greatest health needs in the world are, most will think of the poorest countries. Economists and politicians who allocate development funding for health do the same. But they are wrong. It may surprise you that over half of MSF's medical programmes are in countries currently labelled as ‘middle income’. The health needs we see there are real and desperate. But in a changing world, the international system used to...Read More
Speech delivered by Dr Joanne Liu, MSF International President Palais des Nations, MSF side event 6pm, 20 May 2015 The Ebola epidemic in West Africa is one of MSF’s biggest emergency operations in our 44-year history. We launched an unprecedented response to an exceptional outbreak. MSF teams have treated more than 5,000 Ebola patients, one-third of all the confirmed Ebola cases reported by the WHO. Today the Ebola epidemic is not yet over. New cases continue to fluctuate week by...Read More
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Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said the reinstatement by US president Donald Trump of the Mexico City Policy that prohibits nongovernmental organisations receiving US funding f...Read More
Activists from international non-profit Medecins Sans Frontiers or Doctors without Borders say that it will undermine access to safe abortion services and endanger the lives of women.Read More

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April 28, 2017
Chandigarh, 28 April 2017: The international medical humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) will host ‘Without Borders’, a six-day event (28 April – 3 May) ab...Read More
April 13, 2017
In the past weeks, MSF teams have witnessed summary executions and terror among civilians Bangui – As conflict spreads and intensifies in the Central African Republic (CAR), dozens of civilians are be...Read More