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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
During the early morning of 4 December, several armed men broke into the /Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) compound in Mweso, in Masisi territory, North Kivu Province, Democratic Republic of Congo. They subjected the staff to violence and threats of kidnapping, before robbing the compound of money and equipment. “MSF strongly condemns this new attack and the violence that accompanied it”, said Anna Halford, MSF Head of Mission in North Kivu. “This incursion, and exaction against the personnel of...Read More
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Medical Research

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
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You have a mission to help people caught up in an emergency – would you put scientific research on your to-do list? The answer isn’t an obvious ‘yes’. While the work of humanitarian and other NGOs may...Read More

Press Room

April 25, 2018
Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) received 63 casualties in a hospital it supports in Hajjah, following a series of night-time airstrikes by the Saudi and Emirati-led coalition on...Read More
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