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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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Dr Srinivas Rao Ghattamaneni is a senior MSF MDR-TB/HIV doctor who recently returned from Ukraine after serving there as a tuberculosis (TB) specialist. In Ukraine, MSF (Medecins Sans Frontieres or Do...Read More
Different refugees, different responses
There was a time when thousands of Europeans were displaced by war. And they found, in supreme irony, safe sanctuary in Syria, Palestine and Iran Read more hereRead More

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August 12, 2016
New Delhi, 15 August 2016 –Ahead of the next round of negotiations of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (RCEP), which takes place in Vietnam starting today, Médecins Sans Front...Read More
June 14, 2016
Background information (quotes follow): As negotiators from 16 countries gather in Auckland, New Zealand, this week for the thirteenth round of negotiations of the Regional Comprehensive Economic Part...Read More