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DECEMBER 18, 2013 Your Excellencies, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has been providing assistance to victims of the Syrian conflict since April 2011, and we welcome the diplomatic negotiations addressing the urgent humanitarian needs in this extremely violent conflict. But we would like to draw your attention to the vital subject of cross-border aid for populations living in opposition-controlled areas in Syria. An urgent need exists to significantly increase cross-border assistance and to prioritize this issue in negotiations on...Read More
Doctors Without Borders / Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) wants to express its frustration that, in an already dramatic context of protracted violence and displacement, the warning we formulated a year ago to the humanitarian community and donors did not lead to any structural or decisive action to prevent a countrywide shortage of essential drugs. The conflict in South Sudan has now continued for over two years, heavily impacting its population and putting as always the most vulnerable at risk. On...Read More
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In India’s Fight Against Tuberculosis, Diagnostics Remains Poorly Understood
A lack of innovation in diagnostics is making Indians more prone to drug-resistant TB, which is difficult to treat and could be fatal. Click here to read moreRead More
India: The War of Vaccines
Pneumonia in newborns can be fatal. A simple vaccine could save them, and it already exists: but for many parents in India, they just don't have the money to pay for it. Click here to know moreRead More

Press Room

October 30, 2017
Kinshasa – More aid is urgently needed in the rural areas of Kasai, central Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), as people come out of hiding a year after conflict flared in the region, said internatio...Read More
September 28, 2017
Amsterdam/Yemen – Yemen’s health service is experiencing widespread and critical problems, in part because most Ministry of Public Health and Population staff received their last regular salary a year...Read More