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October 30, 2014

PARIS/NEW YORK—In order to address a deeply troubling but little-known consequence of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has begun distributing antimalarial medicines in Monrovia, Liberia, a crucial medical intervention in a city where the basic health care system has collapsed in recent months.

September 17, 2014

 

PARIS/BRUSSELS, SEPTEMBER 17, 2014—The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) today confirmed that one of its international staff members in Liberia has been diagnosed with Ebola hemorrhagic fever.

September 02, 2014

MSF denounces international inaction In Ebola-stricken African countries; states must deploy specialized medical assets now.

June 23, 2014

 

NEW YORK/BRUSSELS—Bringing the spreading Ebola epidemic under control in West Africa will require a massive deployment of resources by regional governments and aid agencies, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said today, warning that it has reached the limit of what it can do to fight the deadly outbreak.

March 23, 2011

Ivory Coast is experiencing a new spiral of violence that is endangering populations’ access to medical care.

March 03, 2011

MSF expresses concern over the deteriorating situation in the Ivory Coast and the border region with Liberia, and seeks to assist refugees and internally displaced people fleeing escalating violence.

June 24, 2010

After 20 years, MSF handed over the two hospitals it has been running in Liberia to the country's Ministry of Health and Social Welfare.

September 08, 2003

MSF addresses UN Security Council on urgent humanitarian needs

August 19, 2003

Monrovia, August 20, 2003 - Fighting in Bong County, northeast of Monrovia, is threatening the safety of 60,000 displaced Liberians living in the Maimu, Totota, and Salala camps just 45 kilometers from the frontline.

"Displaced Liberians in Bong county have already been forced to flee as many as four times in the past two years alone, and now, when their health situation is especially dire, their safety is under threat again," says Pierre Mendiharat, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) head of mission in Liberia.

July 31, 2003

Monrovia, August 1, 2003 - Hundreds of thousands of civilians are still besieged in the Liberian capital of Monrovia. Over the past two weeks, teams from the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) have treated 400 war wounded. In Samuel Doe stadium, where 40,000 people have sought shelter, MSF teams are carrying out over 250 consultations a day. In an attempt to continue addressing these needs, two charter planes of humanitarian aid arrived in Monrovia today.

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