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The reinstatement of the U.S. government’s Mexico City Policy by President Donald J. Trump, which prohibits nongovernmental organisations that receive U.S. funding from either performing or providing counselling or information on abortion, will undermine access to safe abortion services and endanger the lives of women. Unsafe abortion is one of the five main causes of maternal mortality worldwide, together with haemorrhage, eclampsia, sepsis and obstructed labour. Unsafe abortion accounts for a shocking 13 per cent of maternal deaths around the...Read More
Barcelona, 13 December 2016 - As Aleppo battle is at its most critical point, MSF is outraged at the violence exerted against civilians and the passivity displayed by all those that can do something to stop it. MSF calls on all warring parties to abide by their obligation to protect civilians in both the besieged areas and in areas newly taken over by the Syrian government. All negotiations to secure access by the UN and other actors, including MSF, in...Read More
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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
World Tuberculosis Day 2017: Govt rollout of TB drug slow, say experts
Bedaquiline may be the answer to several drug-resistant patients in India, but the government is extra cautious about the rollout. The drug has been approved for only 600 patients for a six-month regi...Read More

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November 20, 2017
Moscow/Geneva, 15 November 2017 — Ahead of the first-ever Global Ministerial Conference on ‘ Ending TB’ in Moscow, the international medical humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders/Médecins...Read More
November 13, 2017
The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders / Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) will observe World Antibiotic Awareness Week (WAAW) from November 13th - 17th in co llabora...Read More