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February 21, 2017

In recent weeks, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams have encountered extremely high levels of malnutrition and have launched an emergency response to treat malnourished children in South SudanThe country's protracted conflict is having a profound effect on the local population, MSF says.

February 21, 2017

In the central part of South Sudan, people are constantly being forced to flee the shifting front lines of the country's ongoing civil war. After one of its hospitlas was repeatedly attacked, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) realized it needed new ways to provide people in Leer and Mayendit counties with medical care.

February 21, 2017

In Leer and Mayendit counties, in the central part of South Sudan, people are constantly being forced to flee the shifting frontlines of the fighting. After its hospital in Leer was repeatedly attacked, MSF realised it needed new ways to provide them with medical care. British doctor Philippa Pett describes how her team of local staff is providing healthcare to people on the move through a flexible network of mobile clinics.

February 15, 2017

Close to one hundred medical facilities belonging to or supported by Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) have been bombed since 2015.

February 13, 2017

Since 2015, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has been running search-and-rescue operations in the Mediterranean Sea, in response to a humanitarian crisis that saw more than 4,000 people perish last year alone while trying to reach safety in Europe and flee conflict, disaster and turmoil in their home countries. Canadian nurse Courtney Bercan was recently part of the medical team on-board the MSF ship Dignity I, providing medical care to people rescued from boats in distress. In the first-person piece below, she shares her thoughts on the passengers she met who provided the most reasons for both heartbreak and hope: the children.

February 10, 2017

Dr. Karthika Devarajan is an obstetrician at North York General Hospital in Toronto. She recently returned from Pakistan, where she helped run MSF's maternal health program in the country's north. "I cannot describe how powerful it was to know that each day really, truly meant something," she says. "I realized all over again what a gift my surgical training has been and I have a new appreciation for the immense freedom that has defined my own life."

February 03, 2017

The recent surge in fighting in and around the towns of Wau Shilluk and Malakal, in the Greater Upper Nile region of South Sudan, has left many of those forced to flee cut off from healthcare. The international medical charity Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) is today calling on all sides to ensure that the right of civilians to access emergency healthcare, clean water and food is guaranteed, and that medical facilities, staff and transport are not targeted.

February 02, 2017

As EU leaders meet in Malta on February 3, 2017 to discuss migration, with a view to close down the route from Libya to Italy by stepping up cooperation with the Libyan authorities, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) raised grave concerns about the fate of people trapped in Libya or returned to the country.

January 29, 2017

President Donald J. Trump’s executive order suspending refugee resettlement to the United States is an inhumane act against people fleeing war zones, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said today, calling for a resumption of refugee resettlement.

January 24, 2017

The recent launch of the military offensive by Iraqi and American forces to retake Mosul in Iraq has forced people who have lived through extremely traumatic times to flee the town and nearby villages.

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