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The Hague — People with drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB) continue to be deprived of today’s best-possible treatment in part because of high drug prices, according to a new report — DR-TB Drugs Under the Microscope — released today by Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) at the…
MSF warns high prices of tuberculosis drugs restrict people´s access to best drug-resistant TB treatment
An MSF team from Indonesia – composed of medical, logistics, and water and sanitation specialists – has assessed the situation and the medical and humanitarian needs in areas of Central Sulawesi affected by the earthquake and tsunami that hit the island on 28 September and is helping local health…
Annassagie Fekujuna waits patiently in the nutrition department at Bossangoa’s University Hospital, in Ouham province, in north-west Central African Republic (CAR). The serene smile on her face contrasts with the scene around her; the busy ward is full of severely malnourished children, including…
CAR: With improved access, malaria and malnutrition cases sharply rise in Bossangoa
Nauru/Sydney - Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) strongly condemns the government of Nauru’s sudden decision to cease the provision of desperately needed mental health care provided by MSF to asylum seekers, refugees and the local community on Nauru. The international…
Catastrophic events such as war and natural disasters not only affect people’s physical health, but also their mental well-being. That is why mental health services have been an important component of MSF’s emergency work for over two decades. Today, our mental health teams work in nearly 50…
Healing Minds: MSF and mental health
In one hospital in Khost, in eastern Afghanistan, not far from the Pakistani border, MSF midwives and doctors have helped bring more than 100,000 babies into this world. With more than 60 new little bundles of joy being popped out every day, Khost is not only MSF’s busiest maternity but also one…
Hila: Born in Afghanistan
Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has deployed a local team to Central Sulawesi, Indonesia to conduct an assessment of medical and humanitarian needs in coordination with the national response mechanism. The team is composed of medical, logistics, and water and sanitation…
Indonesia: MSF assessing needs following tsumani
Amsterdam/ Sanaa - The staff house of the international medical humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in Ad Dhale governorate, southern Yemen, was targeted with explosives on Monday evening, 1 October 2018. Fortunately, nobody was harmed. This was the…
Yemen: MSF suspends activities after attack in Ad Dhale
Snakebites; mental health emergency in Lesbos; sexual violence in the Central African Republic; and other stories you might have missed this month   Banywich Bone had to have his leg amputated above the knee after being bitten by a snake in South Sudan.  19 September was observed as the first-…
Field of Vision: September 2018
Prodjut Roy, 29, is a mental health supervisor with MSF. He has been working as part of Nayapara Primary Health Centre (PHC) team in Teknaf, Bangladesh, since June 2018. During that time, he has seen the stigma associated with mental health services in the Rohingya community, but he has also seen…
Bangladesh: Bringing peace to Rohingya refugees

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