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May 15, 2015

The international medical humanitarian medical organization Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) is sending 8 teams to assist those affected by the Earthquake in Nepal.

May 09, 2015

After 42 days with no recorded cases of Ebola, Liberia has been declared Ebola-free by the World Health Organization (WHO) – news that has been welcomed by the international medical organization Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF).

However, MSF warns that, with new cases of Ebola still being recorded in neighbouring Guinea and Sierra Leone, the outbreak is not over yet.

May 09, 2015

Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) is gravely concerned about an imminent attack on the town of Leer in South Sudan, and the potential impact on civilians and medical facilities.

The international medical humanitarian organisation has been forced to withdraw its international staff and halt all medical services at Leer hospital due to heavy fighting in Unity State.

 

May 08, 2015

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has begun medical activities in Bikenge, an isolated mining town in Maniema Province, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

May 06, 2015

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams in the Gambella region of Ethiopia are expanding the vaccine package being provided to South Sudanese refugees to include PCV (Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine) and HIB (Haemophilus influenzae type B) in order to reduce child mortality linked to pneumococcal diseases.

April 27, 2015

At least 11 people have been killed and 67 injured over the past week during constant airstrikes and shelling in Haradh district, northwestern Yemen, said Médecins Sans Frontières/ Doctors Without Borders (MSF) today.

The 67 wounded were treated by medical staff in Haradh public hospital, which is supported by the organization. Haradh has been a virtual ghost town since its population fled the violence of recent weeks.

April 14, 2015

Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) is launching a new project to ensure that people can be diagnosed and treated for Chagas disease in the town of Monteagudo, in the Chuquisaca department of southern Bolivia. In partnership with local healthcare institutions, the organization will develop a comprehensive care model for primary and secondary care that will be integrated into the existing healthcare system.

April 02, 2015

Routine vaccination activities in West African countries affected by the Ebola crisis have been significantly reduced since the Ebola outbreak began. In Montserrado County, Liberia, Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) recently conducted a measles vaccination campaign with adapted safety protocols.

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