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September 14, 2017

After 14 years in Kurram district, in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), Pakistan, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is withdrawing from the area. Without providing any explanation, authorities have refused to issue a No Objection Certificate (NOC). With no valid NOC, MSF cannot continue medical activities in Kurram Agency.

May 16, 2017

The US government on Monday announced that the so-called “Global Gag Rule” on abortion will now include all global health assistance programs, a decision that could have devastating effects on women and children all over the world and halt decades of progress on global health, said the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) today.

March 02, 2017

NEW YORK, MARCH 2, 2017—As the “She Decides” initiative formally kicks off in Brussels today, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is stressing the importance of access to reproductive health services like safe abortions, a critical medical need for women and girls across the world.

January 25, 2017

NEW YORK, JANUARY 25, 2017—The reinstatement of the US government’s Mexico City Policy by President Donald J. Trump, which prohibits nongovernmental organizations that receive US funding from either performing or providing counseling or information on abortion, will undermine access to safe abortion services and endanger the lives of women, said Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Wednesday.

January 02, 2013

KABUL/KHOST, AFGHANISTAN January 2, 2013—The international independent medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has resumed activities at its maternity hospital in Khost Province, Afghanistan, which were suspended following an explosion in the hospital in April 2012.

November 25, 2012

Ensuring pregnant women have timely access to emergency obstetric care has reduced maternal deaths by as much as 74 percent in parts of Burundi and Sierra Leone.

November 13, 2012

MSF is providing health care to mothers and children on the outskirts of the Egyptian capital.

October 17, 2012

MSF will resume medical activities in its maternity hospital in Khost Province, Afghanistan, which were suspended following an explosion in the hospital in April 2012.

April 17, 2012

MSF suspended activities in its recently-opened maternity hospital in Afghanistan's Khost Province after an explosion inside the compound injured seven people, including one child.

March 06, 2012

Every 90 seconds a woman dies from childbirth or from a pregnancy-related complication; hundreds of thousands of lives can be saved.

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