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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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My family worried about me every time they heard somebody exclaim: “Nishanth has gone to Yemen? Of all the places in the world to work, why did he choose to go there?” My parents never told me this wh...Read More
Leena Menghaney, South Asia Regional Coordinator, MSF's Access Campaign, explains how the Nobel Peace Prize winning organisation's work on developing treatment models for DR-TB, kala azar, malaria, an...Read More

Press Room

May 14, 2017
Bangassou/Bangui – Following intense fighting that broke out this morning in Bangassou (Mbomou Province), Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is calling on all parties to agree to a...Read More
April 28, 2017
Chandigarh, 28 April 2017: The international medical humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) will host ‘Without Borders’, a six-day event (28 April – 3 May) ab...Read More