Browse the latest stories and reports on MSF from various media outlets.

October 06, 2017

Dr. Tankred Stoebe has just spent one month in Yemen. On NPR's The Takeaway, he discusses the issues still affecting the country. Even with 1,800 aid workers in the country, Doctors Without Borders/Medicines Sans Frontiers (MSF) continues to face many logistical difficulties. View external media.

August 15, 2017

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) nurse and researcher, Chenai Mathabire, received the International Aids Society 2017 TB/HIV Research Prize for research on a rapid tuberculosis (TB) test. View External Media.

August 01, 2017

Following the International AIDS conference, UNAIDS released a report that indicates more than half of the 36.7 million people with HIV have access to treatment for the first time. Despite this encouraging statistic, both HIV and AIDS death rates are increasing in Central Asia and Eastern Europe. NPR spoke with Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) HIV and TB policy adviser, Sharonann Lynch, about the most recent HIV/AIDS trends. 

July 11, 2017

This year's G20 declaration lays out the importance of promoting research and development to combat tuberculosis' (TB) "threat to public health and economic growth." Prior to the summit, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) urged G20 leaders to take action on drug-resistant infections, including TB. View External Media.

May 17, 2017

A growing cholera outbreak in Yemen is threatening to spread further in the war-torn country, and Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has reported a drastic increase in the number of patients teams have treated in recent weeks. Ghassan Abu Chaar, MSF head of missions describes the situation on the ground. View external media

March 19, 2014

The medical aid group—Doctors without Borders—warns that drug-resistant tuberculosis has become a global threat. It says despite the growing number of cases, there are no effective treatments. View external media.

July 08, 2013

NPR's Jason Beaubien visits an MSF project in Tajikistan and examines the challenges of treating kids with drug-resistant TB.

July 02, 2013

MSF's Tina Martin explains the challenges of treating tuberculosis in Tajikistan, where the disease often spreads among family members and is exacerbated by poverty and social stigma.

May 23, 2013

  MSF's Duncan McLean explains that Haitians are at worse risk of dying from cholera now than they were two years ago, due to neglect of the country's health care system by international donors.

May 23, 2013

MSF's Duncan McLean explains that Haitians are at worse risk of dying from cholera now than they were two years ago, due to neglect of the country's health care system by international donors.
 
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