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Brussels – Mass casualty influxes, with hundreds of dead and wounded, have been reported to Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) by medical facilities the medical aid organisation supports in the opposition-controlled East Ghouta besieged enclave near Damascus in Syria. This comes amid an extraordinary increase in bombing and shelling over the area, with 13 hospitals and clinics that are regularly or ad-hoc supported by MSF hit and damaged or destroyed over just 3 days, reducing health capacity at a...Read More
Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) promotes a working environment free of harassment and abuse. Our leadership has unequivocally committed to fight abuse and to reinforce mechanisms and procedures to prevent and address it. This includes enhancing grievance channels at all levels of the organisation, and supporting victims and whistle-blowers. The integrity of our organisation is upheld by the good conduct of each individual staff member, in any location, with full respect for the communities we serve. We expect all...Read More
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I’ve treated more lethal war wounds in Syria than I had imagined,’ says Nashik doctor
Thousands of lives are at stake in war zones such as Syria. Tending the wounded and the ill becomes a bigger challenge in places like these, especially since local healthcare services are nearly negli...Read More
Why India’s TB control is faltering: Poor diagnostics, drug supply disruptions and no counselling
India’s tuberculosis control programme is not fully equipped to prevent, diagnose, and treat patients. The Revised National Tuberculosis Control Program uses outdated diagnostic techniques, suffers fr...Read More

Press Room

April 22, 2018
Amman, Jordan, 22 April 2018 - Ahead of the Brussels conference on Syria, international medical humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) urges the international...Read More
February 14, 2018
Drug-resistant TB remains a major threat to global health: Of the ten million people who fell ill with tuberculosis (TB) in 2016 alone, over half a million are estimated to have resistance to the most...Read More