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If you ask the proverbial ‘man on the street’ where the greatest health needs in the world are, most will think of the poorest countries. Economists and politicians who allocate development funding for health do the same. But they are wrong. It may surprise you that over half of MSF's medical programmes are in countries currently labelled as ‘middle income’. The health needs we see there are real and desperate. But in a changing world, the international system used to...Read More
Speech delivered by Dr Joanne Liu, MSF International President Palais des Nations, MSF side event 6pm, 20 May 2015 The Ebola epidemic in West Africa is one of MSF’s biggest emergency operations in our 44-year history. We launched an unprecedented response to an exceptional outbreak. MSF teams have treated more than 5,000 Ebola patients, one-third of all the confirmed Ebola cases reported by the WHO. Today the Ebola epidemic is not yet over. New cases continue to fluctuate week by...Read More
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Negotiators from 16 countries of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) are meeting at Tangerang, Indonesia. Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) and other health gro...Read More
Linezolid directly affects the ability of the mitochondria to produce energy
Dr Salil Mehta , Volunteer and Consultant Ophthalmologist with MSF, recently published a paper on optic neuropathy in DR-TB patients in Mumbai. He discusses key takeaways of his research with Sachin J...Read More

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February 22, 2017
Kobe, Japan/New Delhi – As 16 countries negotiating the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement meet next week in Kobe, Japan, for the seventeenth round of negotiations, internati...Read More
February 21, 2017
New MSF book reveals that a fear-crippled response caused unnecessary deaths and suffering during the West African Ebola epidemic Brussels, 21 February 2017 – In a new book released this week, Doctors...Read More