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MSF International President Dr Joanne Liu's speech on a panel discussion at the Global Compact on Migration conference in Marrakesh, Morocco, 11 December 2018. Thank you for being here today, and for gathering to address the challenges of migration. This is not an issue countries can deal with in isolation. It must be tackled collectively, and-crucially-humanely. Last week MSF was forced to stop search and rescue operations in the Mediterranean Sea. A concerted, sinister campaign of legal challenges and administrative...Read More
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
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Medical Research

India skips 6 Of 16 key WHO recommendations on TB
India does not implement six out of the 16 key World Health Organisation (WHO)- recommended tuberculosis (TB) control policies in diagnosis, patient care and treatment, a new global report has found....Read More
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

Press Room

May 25, 2019
The Indian government must step up and support this strategy with the urgency and attention it demands. New Delhi 23 May 2019 – The international medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Fronti...Read More
June 29, 2018
European governments must come to their senses and end policies which trap extremely vulnerable people in Libya or leave them to die at sea, said Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)...Read More