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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

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
Umeed ki Kiran: One-stop clinic for victims of sexual & domestic violence
We constantly talk about the problem of sexual violence, domestic abuse, and report their stories like statistics. We stop momentarily, if at all, to click our tongues in disapproval. “Look at the sta...Read More

Press Room

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
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