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South Sudan: People stranded, cut off from care in severe flooding

JUBA - Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has launched emergency assessments in the east and northeast of South Sudan where severe flooding has left thousands of people stranded in inaccessible areas, threatening to make worse an already catastrophic humanitarian crisis....

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The learning never stops in MSF – Kalyan Velivela

Name : Designation : The state of South Sudan was born in 2011 after years of violence. As a medical coordinator, Dr Kalyan Velivela was at the forefront of planning the medical aid services of Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières...

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South Sudan: “The clock is ticking for 80,000 people”

Caroline Scholtes, a Belgian nurse, just returned from a three-month assignment in South Sudan's Jonglei State, an area that has suffered many outbreaks of violence in recent months. Since these clashes, some 80,000 people have gone missing in the state....

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South Sudan: MSF Staff Killed, Wounded in Attack on Vehicle

On Monday, 5th of August, a group of armed men attacked a car belonging to Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) on a main road outside Juba.   Two MSF staff members were seriously injured, one of them died from his injuries...

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MSF condemns the killing and wounding of its team members near Juba, South Sudan

On Monday, 5th of August, a group of armed men attacked a car belonging to Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) on a main road outside Juba. Two MSF staff members were seriously injured, one of them died from his injuries two...

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South Sudan: 100,000 Displaced People in Jonglei Need Access to Medical Care

JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN/NEW YORK, AUGUST 1, 2013 – An estimated 100,000 displaced people who fled violence in South Sudan's southern Jonglei State are still in dire need of access to emergency medical care, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without...

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South Sudan: 20,000 Neglected After Fleeing Disputed Border Region

NEW YORK, JULY 8, 2013—More than 20,000 people are largely cut off from aid in South Sudan's Northern Bahr el Ghazal state after fleeing violence in the disputed border region with Sudan's South Darfur state, the international medical organization Doctors...

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South Sudan: 120,000 People Cut Off From Aid

JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN, JUNE 13, 2013—An estimated 120,000 people have fled fighting in and around the main towns in Pibor County in South Sudan’s Jonglei state and are now hiding in unsafe and malaria-infested swamps without access to safe drinking...

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South Sudan: MSF Vaccinates Over 130,000 People Against Meningitis A

In May, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), in collaboration with the South Sudanese Ministry of Health, stemmed a meningitis A outbreak and vaccinated over 130,000 people against the disease in South Sudan’s Upper Nile state, reinforcing its commitment to...

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South Sudan: MSF Hospital Severely Damaged in Intentional Attack

BRUSSELS/NEW YORK, May 16, 2013—The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) today strongly condemned the deliberate damage and looting of its hospital in Pibor town, in South Sudan's Jonglei State, which has left tens of thousands...

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By the banks of the Nile – Omar Salim Akhtar

I first heard about Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) as a child. I was seven and, at that very moment, impressed by the selflessness of the French doctors risking their lives to save the refugees streaming across the Afghan border into...

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How an Indian doctor came to work with MSF – Kalyan Velivela, MD

MY FIRST MISSION WITH MSF Introduction My name is Kalyan Velivala. Let me tell you a bit about how I came to know about MSF. I had been working in India in the field of Internal medicine and in ICU’s...

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