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April 27, 2017

MSF campaign seeks greater access to vaccine against pneumonia, the leading cause of child mortality

NEW YORK, April 27, 2017—The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is bringing individual investors’ voices to Pfizer’s annual general meeting today in New Jersey to hold the pharmaceutical corporation accountable and demand it lowers the price of the pneumonia vaccine for all children in all developing countries.

April 27, 2017

NEW YORK/JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN, April 27, 2017—Over the last three days, close to 25,000 people have been displaced by intense fighting between the South Sudan People’s Liberation Army and the Agwelek forces around the town of Kodok, said the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières' (MSF).

April 26, 2017

From December 2016 to April 23, 2017, 25 pregnant women died due to acute liver failure caused by hepatitis E in the main maternal and pediatrics health center in Diffa, Niger

April 25, 2017

DoD’s plans to grant an exclusive license to pharmaceutical company Sanofi on a vaccine candidate funded by the US government to combat Zika means there’s no guarantee that the vaccine will be developed, affordable or made available for those who need it most

April 25, 2017

NEW YORK, APRIL 26, 2017—Replacing the standard vaccines currently recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO)—most of which require refrigeration—with heat-stable versions would save money and increase protection of women, children and babies from deadly diseases like pneumonia, diarrhea, tetanus, measles and yellow fever, according to a study by Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontiéres (MSF) and the HERMES Logistics Team (consisting of members from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and Pittsburgh Supercomputing Center at Carnegie Mellon Un

April 19, 2017

Cameroon forces refugees back, compounding the crisis

MAIDUGURI, NIGERIA/NEW YORK, APRIL 19, 2017—Violence and insecurity in Nigeria's Borno state continue to force wave upon wave of people to flee to remote towns, while Cameroon is forcibly returning refugees to the region, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said today.

April 12, 2017

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams witness summary executions and other tactics to terrorize civilians

April 06, 2017

Less than a year after the official end of the Ebola outbreak, the Guinean health system continues to struggle.

April 05, 2017

NEW YORK, APRIL 5, 2017—A Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) medical team supporting the emergency department at Bab Al Hawa Hospital in Syria's Idlib Province has confirmed that patients' symptoms are consistent with exposure to a neurotoxic agent.

April 03, 2017

DEMINING ACTIVITIES ARE URGENTLY NEEDED AS RETREATING FIGHTERS BOOBY-TRAP HOMES AND CIVILIAN AREAS

AMSTERDAM/NORTHERN SYRIA, APRIL 3, 2017—As the front lines shift in northern Syria, explosive devices and mines are having a devastating impact on civilians, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières warned in a report released today, calling for urgently needed demining activities.

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