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October 09, 2014

Conakry — the first major city to be affected by the West Africa Ebola outbreak — is currently seeing a massive spike in cases. In July, case numbers appeared to decrease in Guinea, suggesting the end of the outbreak might be near. But Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) is now caring for more than 120 patients — of whom 85 are confirmed to have the virus — in its two case management facilities in the country, Conakry and Guéckédou.

September 25, 2014

On September 25, 2014, Dr. Joanne Liu, International President of Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) addressed the High-Level Meeting on Response to the Ebola Disease Outbreak in the United Nations General Assembly. Read the full text of the speech below.

September 23, 2014

Meet some of the Canadians working with Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) on the frontlines battling the Ebola epidemic in West Africa.

September 18, 2014

The world must act now to fight Ebola or many more people will die, Jackson K.P. Naimah, a staff member working with Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) on the ground in Monrovia, Liberia delivered the following address to the United Nations Security Council Emergency Session on Ebola.

September 16, 2014

The world must act now to fight Ebola or many more people will die, the Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) International President, Dr Joanne Liu, told the UN today - two weeks after member states failed to respond to her powerful speech in New York. Read the full text of the speech below.

September 02, 2014

Statement of Dr. Joanne Liu, International President of Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) delivered to the United Nations on September 2, 2014

September 02, 2014

World leaders are failing to address the worst ever Ebola epidemic, and states with biological-disaster response capacity, including civilian and military medical capability, must immediately dispatch assets and personnel to West Africa, the international medical humanitarian organization Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) announced today in a special briefing at the United Nations organized by the office of the UN Secretary General and the World Health Organization (WHO).

August 29, 2014

This op-ed, by Bruno Jochum and Dr. Thomas Nierle was first published on August 27 in the Swiss newspaper Le Temps.

August 22, 2014

This editorial by MSF International President Dr. Joanne Liu was originally published in TIME Magazine on August 21, 2014. 

Entire families are being wiped out. Health workers are dying by the dozens. The Ebola outbreak raging in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone has already killed more people than any other in history, and it continues to spread unabated.

August 20, 2014

This piece appears in the Summer 2014 issue of Dispatches, the MSF Canada magazine. To download the complete magazine or to read previous issues, please visit our Publications page.

 

By Michael Lawson

Tim Jagatic’s first encounter with suspected Ebola patients in Guinea last spring did not go quite as he expected.

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