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Central Mediterranean - Responding to the ongoing humanitarian crisis in the Central Mediterranean, a total of 141 people were rescued on Friday by the search and rescue vessel Aquarius, chartered by SOS MEDITERRANEE and operated in partnership with Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières…
Aquarius calls on European governments to assign place of safety after rescues on Mediterranean
Amsterdam - Independent humanitarian agencies remain largely blocked from accessing vulnerable communities in northern Rakhine, raising major concerns about unmet medical and humanitarian needs, said the international medical humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans…
Myanmar: Independent humanitarian agencies and access to health care still blocked in northern Rakhine
During the first week of intervention, our teams have set up isolation and treatment units in the epicentre of the crisis and are providing support for the local health system to remain fully functional. MSF continues to work on other projects in the region.  The tenth Ebola outbreak in the…
MSF responds to new Ebola outbreak, the tenth in DRC
Following the recent offensive by forces loyal to President Hadi and supported by the Saudi and Emirati-led international coalition on Hodeidah, Doctors Without Borders/Sans Frontières (MSF) has opened a 20-bed surgical field hospital in Mocha, 180 kilometres south of Hodeidah, to respond to…
Yemen: MSF opens a surgical field hospital in Mocha to treat war-wounded patients
Marseille/Amsterdam - The rescue boat Aquarius, run in partnership between SOS MEDITERRANEE and Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), sets sail today from Marseille after an extended port call. Aquarius is heading back to the Central Mediterranean in order to render…
The end of Ebola; medical needs in Mosul; nutritional crisis in Chad; and other stories you might have missed this month   Congolese health workers celebrate as the first frontline worker is vaccinated in Bikoro, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The Ministry of Health in the DRC officially…
Field of Vision: July 2018
On 24 July 2018, the Ministry of Health in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) officially declared the country’s Ebola epidemic over. The outbreak was declared on 8 May 2018, in northeast DRC. “Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) welcomes this announcement and the end of the…
DR Congo: Ministry of Health declares Ebola epidemic over
Virginia is a Malawian sex worker living in Beira, Mozambique. She works to support her nephew and nieces after their parents died from HIV. Virginia recently found out she was HIV positive but is afraid to start treatment, for a number of reasons.  “A month ago, I found out that I had HIV. I don’…
Meeting the specific needs of key populations living with HIV
Bangkok/Geneva - As the sixteen countries negotiating Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) trade agreement meet in Bangkok this week for another round of closed-door negotiations, public health experts and the international medical humanitarian organization - Doctors Without…
ASEAN and India urged not to trade away people’s lives in trade agreement
New York - Countries negotiating the final declaration text for the first-ever UN High-level Meeting on Tuberculosis in September are being put under significant pressure to drop all references to protecting countries’ rights to take fully-legal actions to access affordable medicines for their…

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