February 02, 2015

This story was originally published in the Winter 2015 issue of Field Notes.

Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF)’s medical interventions are the most visible aspect of its efforts to alleviate suffering by ensuring people everywhere have access to essential healthcare. That’s why the organization  works in nearly 70 different countries, providing direct medical care to people who have been affected by conflict, natural disasters or other emergencies.

December 05, 2014

Each year, many people across Canada volunteer their time and energy here at home to Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF), supporting MSF field workers who provide medical humanitarian assistance to people around the world.

December 01, 2014

With more than 34 million people around the world currently living with HIV infection, providing knowledge of antiretroviral therapy (ART) is critically important.

November 26, 2014

This story first appeared in the September 2014 issue of Field Notes, MSF Canada's biannual print newsletter.

November 25, 2014

By Alexane Bremshey


“My family always used to ask me if they would ever have the chance to laugh at one of my shows,” says theatre director Marie-Louise Leblanc. The founder of the Montreal-based company et Jules à mes côtés has been creating documentary theatre productions on themes such as Alzheimer’s disease, child soldiers and genocide for the last 15 years — topics that don’t necessarily provide a lot of opportunity for jokes.

November 14, 2014

Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) Canada, in collaboration with MSF Switzerland, has developed an online briefing on Ebola for health workers involved in the battle against the disease, in particular those responding to the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa.  

November 11, 2014

 Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) takes the following steps to ensure the health and wellbeing of its staff and the community at large following the return of staff members from an Ebola work context:

  • If returned staff members do not live within four hours of appropriate medical facilities, MSF will ensure they are accommodated appropriately during the 21-day incubation period near a health facility.


November 11, 2014

Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) is reassured that the new guidelines announced by Health Canada regarding Canadian health workers returning from Ebola zones in West Africa do not conflict with MSF's protocols. 

September 26, 2014

Our twice annual newsletter brings stories from Canadians who work with Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) or support us here at home, providing a glimpse into the people who make our lifesaving work possible.

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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.