News From Our Projects

News From Our Projects

Dr Natalie Roberts, emergency operations manager for Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), describes the challenges of responding to the measles epidemic currently affecting the former province of Katanga in the southeast of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).  What is the…
Four potential new treatments for Ebola are being used in a randomised controlled trial (RCT) at the Ebola Treatment Centres operated by Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in Katwa and Butembo, in North Kivu province, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The trial, being run in…
More than 35,000 Nigerians have crossed into Cameroon in recent weeks following an upsurge in violence around the northeast Nigerian town of Rann. Having arrived in the village of Goura in Cameroon’s far northwest, they are in urgent need of food, shelter and water, warns international medical…
Mumbai/Cape Town - Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is supporting a patent challenge filed in India this week by two tuberculosis survivors, to prevent pharmaceutical corporation Johnson & Johnson (J&J) from extending its monopoly on the tuberculosis drug bedaquiline.…
Tuberculosis: Activists for first time challenge TB drug patent in India, in bid to prevent J&J from extending monopoly
One year after inter-communal violence forced them to flee their homes, some ten thousand people are living in desperate conditions in Nizi, in Djugu territory, northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).  A crowd has gathered in front of Innocent’s straw hut in Limani, an informal settlement…
The international medical humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is dismayed by several findings of the team appointed by the Saudi and Emirati-led Coalition (SELC) to investigate the bombing of an MSF Cholera Treatment Centre (CTC) in Abs, Yemen, on 11…
Yemen: MSF dismayed by findings of investigation into bombing of medical facility
August 2017 marked the start of more than 700,000 Rohingya refugees fleeing violence in Myanmar for safety in Bangladesh, joining those who had fled the country previously. Today, nearly one million Rohingya refugees live in camps and makeshift settlements across Bangladesh’s Cox’s Bazar peninsula…
The latest Ebola epidemic in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is the country's tenth outbreak of the deadly virus in 40 years, and the worst ever documented here. This is the second-largest Ebola outbreak recorded anywhere. DRC’s Ministry of Health officially declared a new outbreak of Ebola…
Patna, Bihar: On 25th January, international medical humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), together with state authorities in Bihar, inaugurated a specialised ward at the Guru Gobind Singh Hospital (GGSH) in Patna, Bihar, northeast of India. The main…
MSF teams in the Palestinian enclave are coping with the arduous task of replacing the centimetres of bones pulverised by Israeli bullets in the bodies of protesters. The limited resources available on site, however, make it impossible to provide a viable solution for many of them – this is why…
Palestine: The challenge of filling gaps in the legs of Gaza’s wounded

Most Viewed

To Get Latest Updates, Signup For Our Newsletter
The subscriber's email address.