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

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July 27, 2017

Mental health care resources are deteriorating in Lesbos, Greece, where Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières has seen extreme vulnerability of the asylum seekers that arrive on the island.

August 05, 2016

Due to the absence of “global” solution to provide the pneumonia vaccine at an affordable price during emergencies, MSF had to pay more than 20 times the lowest global price to vaccinate more than 5000 children against the disease in Greece. Pfizer and GSK, the manufacturers of the vaccine, have refused to reduce the price of the vaccine. View external media.  

 

August 02, 2016

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has decried the high cost humanitarian organizations pay for vaccines – up to 20 times the normal prices – for vulnerable children in refugee settings. MSF is calling on drug companies to lower vaccine prices. View external media

July 14, 2016

Pfizer and GlaxoSmithKline refuse to lower the price of their pneumonia vaccines, making it harder to treat refugee children in Greece and in other countries with vulnerable populations. MSF has vaccinated more than 5,000 refugee children across Greece. View external media.

August 13, 2015

Julia Kourafa describes the situation on Kos, where migrants were locked in a stadium as they awaited travel papers, with little food or water. View external media.

July 09, 2015

Constance Theisen describes the crisis along the border between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, where thousands of migrants and refugees are stranded. View external media.

October 29, 2012

Doctors Without Borders is responding to the reappearance of malaria in Greece after a 40-year hiatus.

December 01, 2011

Zimbabwe joins the rest of the world in marking World AIDS Day with various activities, though Doctors Without Borders' Zimbabwe chief worries about the issue of scarce funding.

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March 19, 2011

The Japanese Red Cross has not asked for financial assistance, though other branches of the Red Cross and other relief agencies are collecting money targeted for the country. But Japan is not Haiti in that it is a rich country with a disaster relief infrastructure in place. Some are arguing that individuals should not donate their money specifically for Japan. Jennifer Tierney, US Director of Development, explains why MSF is not accepting restricted donations for Japan.

May 20, 2009

Interview with Jane Boggini, MSF nurse and field coordinator, just returned from Zimbabwe where she worked during a major cholera outbreak.

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