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New York, 28 January 2017 : President Donald J. Trump’s executive order suspending refugee resettlement to the United States is an inhumane act against people fleeing war zones, the international medical humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said today, calling for a resumption of refugee resettlement. “Every day our teams on the ground see people desperately seeking safety at closed borders and in war zones from which they cannot flee,” said Jason Cone, executive director of MSF-USA. “Slamming...Read More
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
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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
In India’s fight against tuberculosis, diagnostics remains poorly understood
While India houses the largest number – 27% – of the world’s 10.4 million new TB patients, Mumbai is the epicentre of the disease in the country. The metropolis has many overcrowded slums where about...Read More

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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
November 29, 2017
After often arduous journeys undertaken without the protection of their families, many young unaccompanied migrants arriving in France receive neither shelter nor assistance from the authorities, forc...Read More