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MSF continues to offer reconstructive surgical care to victims of violence in Iraq's Anbar Province and from all over the country, despite the huge challenges posed by the complex security situation.

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With seasonal malaria chemoprevention, MSF teams are employing a powerful new tool in the fight against one of the world's most deadly diseases.

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Vaccines are among the most important medical tools Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and other organizations employ to protect the health of children. And yet, for all their power to safeguard young lives, vaccines are also extremely challenging to use in developing countries.

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MSF is deploying more than 60 international staff and 270 Guinean and Liberian staff to respond to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, which has so far claimed 135 lives.

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The flow of South Sudanese refugees to into Uganda shows no signs of abating. Every day, approximately 300 people cross the border to escape insecurity and lack of food in neighboring South Sudan. Since conflict erupted there in December between the army, loyal to President Salva Kiir, and forces supporting former Vice President Riek Machar, more than 66,000 South Sudanese have taken refuge in Adjumani district in northern Uganda.

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Since April 2012, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has managed a chronic disease treatment program in Lebanon to meet the desperate needs of Syrian patients who no longer have access to treatment.

“Nearly 90 percent of our patients arrive with prior diagnoses of chronic disease—typically hypertension and diabetes,” says Dr. Wael Harb, MSF supervisory doctor in the Bekaa Valley. “The condition worsens quickly if they haven’t received treatment for weeks.”

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Nearly 7,000 people fled into the bush after fighting erupted in Boguila on the night of April 11, 2014.

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MSF resumed activities yesterday in an Ebola treatment center in Macenta, southeastern Guinea, after suspending work on April 4 following protests by a section of the local population.

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A number of patients have been discharged from Ebola treatment centers in Guinea after successfully beating the Ebola virus. However, MSF still faces challenges in tackling the epidemic.

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MSF humanitarian affairs officer Albert Caramés discusses his experience in the troubled Central African Republic.

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