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News From Our Projects

With 84,000 cases of drug-resistant tuberculosis cases, India has the highest burden of DR-TB in the world. In Mumbai, MSF has been providing not just medical treatment but holistic care to people living with DR-TB. Watch this video to find out more.
24 March 2019 – Four days of intense fighting in the Yemeni city of Taiz has left people unable to access healthcare, with at least one public hospital forced to close. The international humanitarian medical organisation Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) warns that urban…
Yemen: Forty-nine wounded and two dead after four days of heavy fighting in Taiz city
In the wake of damage and devastating flooding caused when Cyclone Idai hit Malawi, Mozambique, and Zimbabwe late last week, our teams are responding in the affected areas. We are working to provide medical assistance and supplies, plus water and sanitation support, to people in badly-hit provinces…
Athens/Geneva – Today, on the third anniversary of the signing of the EU-Turkey deal, international medical organisation Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) calls on European leaders to take action to end the harmful policy of containment on the Greek island ‘hotspots’, as well…
Greece: EU-Turkey deal continues cycle of containment and despair
Seven months into the largest ever Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the Ebola response is failing to bring the epidemic under control in a climate of deepening community mistrust, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said at a press conference in Geneva today. Since the…
DRC: Ebola response failing to gain the upper hand on the epidemic
Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has put on stand-by its medical activities in the epicenter of the Ebola epidemic, in the province of North-Kivu, Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), following an attack on an Ebola Treatment Centre (ETC) in Butembo city during the evening…
DRC: MSF suspends medical activities after Ebola treatment centre attack
Katwa - Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has decided to suspend the activities of an Ebola Treatment Centre in North Kivu, the international medical organisation announced today. This happened after a violent attack on 24 February where the facility was partially burnt down.…
Governments are meeting today in Geneva to pledge funds to address the humanitarian crisis in Yemen. Ironically, many of these donor governments are also involved in the war, which is both driving massive humanitarian needs and obstructing the delivery of humanitarian assistance, Médecins Sans…
Dr Natalie Roberts, emergency operations manager for Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), describes the challenges of responding to the measles epidemic currently affecting the former province of Katanga in the southeast of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).  What is the…
A young woman with a swollen face sits on a bed in MSF’s close monitoring room, awaiting the result of her blood test for snakebite envenoming. Workey Mekonen was bitten on her forehead by a small snake while sleeping on the ground in a farm shed.  The remote region of Amhara in northern Ethiopia…

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