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Geneva, 22 June, 2017 —The international medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) today welcomed the addition of snakebite to the World Health Organization’s (WHO) Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTD) list. Despite the fact that snakebite is estimated to kill over 100,000 people every year—more than any other disease on the list— there are hardly any resources to prevent and treat it, with very limited access to life-saving anti-venom therapy. “This is an opportunity to finally get serious about...Read More
Open letter from MSF International President Dr Joanne Liu to Health Ministers of G20 countries Every day in our medical operations, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) faces numerous barriers to providing medical care and dignity to people in need. We, therefore, welcome the decision of the G20 to place ‘Global Health’ on its agenda. We call on G20 states to put the welfare of sick and wounded people wherever they live at the core of their concerns, rather than focus on...Read More
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MSF for the healthcare of people in remote areas
Peter Paul De Groote has dedicated his life to serve the people, who are ravaged by armed conflicts, epidemics, healthcare exclusion and natural or man-made disasters. Groote is General; Director of M...Read More
MSF launches ‘Without Borders’ in Chandigarh
The international medical humanitarian organisation, Doctors without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is hosting ‘Without Borders’, a six-day event (April 28 – May 3) about access to healthcare,...Read More

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December 06, 2017
Sana’a/Hajjah - A week of heavy violence, coupled with a crippling blockade preventing vital supplies into the country, shows new levels of disregard by warring parties for the civilian population, me...Read More
December 01, 2017
Mumbai: The international medical humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) has been working hand-in-hand with the Mumbai Districts AIDS Control Society (MDACS)...Read More