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Medical humanitarian organisation uses programme to access affordable versions of pneumonia vaccine to protect refugee children in Greece against the number one childhood killer worldwide Athens, Greece - Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has started vaccinating refugee…
Bangui / Barcelona: Medical humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) strongly condemns the killing on last Thursday of their colleague Gaulbert Mokafe, an assistant nurse at the Batangafo hospital, at the hands of an armed group. Gaulbert MokafeMSF once…
Central African Republic: MSF denounces killing of medical worker
Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has put on hold the admission of all patients to Al Sadaqah hospital in Aden following the kidnapping and killing of a patient.  On the morning of 2 April 2019, a group of armed men threatened guards and medical staff at MSF’s emergency trauma…
Yemen: MSF suspends medical admissions in Aden after patient is kidnapped and killed
Sian Geraty is an emergency medicine specialist from South Africa. For the past six months, she has been working in Sadr City, a crowded neighborhood of the Iraqi capital, Baghdad. She describes how MSF has helped bring order to the chaos of one busy hospital’s emergency room.   “When people think…
On 27 March 2019, the government in Mozambique declared cases of cholera had been seen in the city of Beira, one of the hardest hit during Cyclone Idai two weeks previously.  Our teams are scaling up our activities to respond to the disease, seeing more than 100 suspected cases of cholera per day…
One year ago people in Gaza began holding demonstrations and being shot by the Israeli forces every week near the fence between the two territories. The medical, human and financial toll in the blockaded enclave has become unbearable as thousands of people have been left to cope with devastating…
 Background   A weather system that produced heavy rains flooded parts of Malawi in early March 2019, before developing into Cyclone Idai which struck Mozambique and Zimbabwe on 14-16 March 2019. Flooding in Malawi has displaced 87,000 people in camps, with the district of Makhanga…
With 84,000 cases of drug-resistant tuberculosis, India has the highest burden of DR-TB in the world. In Mumbai, MSF has been providing not just medical treatment but holistic care to people living with DR-TB. Watch this video to find out more.
24 March 2019 – Four days of intense fighting in the Yemeni city of Taiz has left people unable to access healthcare, with at least one public hospital forced to close. The international humanitarian medical organisation Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) warns that urban…
Yemen: Forty-nine wounded and two dead after four days of heavy fighting in Taiz city
Tripoli – Refugees and migrants arbitrarily held in Sabaa detention centre in Tripoli are suffering from alarming rates of acute malnutrition, while some were recently locked in a small room with only 0.7 m2 of space per person, says international medical organisation Doctors Without Borders/…

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