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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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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 The Revised National Tuberculosis Control Program uses outdated diagnostic techniques, suffers fr...Read More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

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
June 14, 2018
Kala azar Elimination is not possible without addressing the emerging issue of kala azar-HIV coinfection. As a disease that affects the most vulnerable and poorest in society, the deep-rooted stigma a...Read More