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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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India: The War of Vaccines
Pneumonia in newborns can be fatal. A simple vaccine could save them, and it already exists: but for many parents in India, they just don't have the money to pay for it. Click here to know moreRead More
In India’s Fight Against Tuberculosis, Diagnostics Remains Poorly Understood
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March 27, 2017
Patent opposition aims to increase affordable access to hepatitis C drug sofosbuvir for millions Rome/Geneva, 27 March 2017 – The international medical humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Border...Read More
March 24, 2017
Barcelona, 23 March, 2017 - The incursion of military and political actors in the humanitarian field is putting the provision of humanitarian aid at risk in Mali. This is the main conclusion of a repo...Read More