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Tens of thousands of refugees who have fled violence and deprivation in South Sudan and sought refuge in camps in Ethiopia’s Gambella region lack water, food, and sanitation and are suffering from emergency medical conditions.

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NEW YORK—In a shocking display of indifference, senior officials with the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) have refused to improve living conditions for 21,000 displaced people living in a flood-prone part of a UN peacekeeping base in the capital Juba, where they are exposed to waterborne diseases and potential epidemics, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said today.

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Geneva/New York—Patent barriers and high prices on oral treatments for hepatitis C could make it too expensive for developing countries to scale-up diagnosis and treatment of the disease, said the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) today. The warning comes as the World Health Organization (WHO) issued the first-ever guidelines for treatment of hepatitis C virus (HCV). 

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GENEVA/LONDON—With patent barriers on new oral drugs to treat hepatitis C in developing countries, the high price of new treatment could squander the opportunity governments now have to scale up diagnosis and treatment for the disease, international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) warned today. The caution comes as MSF welcomed the first-ever World Health Organization (WHO) guidelines for hepatitis C virus (HCV).  

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ATHENS/BRUSSELS/NEW YORK—A decision by Greek authorities to detain migrants indefinitely is an appalling sign of the country's harsh treatment of migrants, worsening their already desperate situation, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières said today.

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MSF is working to stop an outbreak of Ebola in several locations in Guinea.

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Since MSF-Holland was ordered to suspend all activities in Myanmar's Rakhine State, the organization has engaged in high-level discussions with the Union Government of Myanmar on the need to maintain essential medical services for hundreds of thousands of people in the state who are facing a medical humanitarian crisis.

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AMSTERDAM/NEW YORKImmediate action is needed from governments, pharmaceutical companies, and researchers to find new treatments for drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB), and to prevent people from dying from one of the world’s most urgent global health threats, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said today in a report released in advance of World TB Day.

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The escalation of violence in Central African Republic (CAR), primarily in the north of the country, is undermining vital humanitarian assistance for people already suffering from limited access to aid.

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