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September 22, 2014

Just a few weeks after opening, MSF’s maternity unit in Domiz refugee camp, in northern Iraqi Kurdistan, is already crowded with Syrian women.

August 28, 2014

To try to meet the needs, MSF is training staff before they fly out to various projects, as there is little time for training once they arrive.

June 16, 2014

The cholera outbreak in Juba, the capital of South Sudan, continues to spread. As of late May, 733 cholera cases had been officially reported.

June 11, 2014

MSF is giving humanitarian assistance to Central American migrants crossing into Mexico en route to the U.S.

May 27, 2014

Phumeza had extensively drug-resistant TB and was cured after three years of difficult treatment and side effects, including permanent deafness.

May 15, 2014

 

Although tuberculosis (TB) is preventable and curable, it is the second-biggest infectious disease killer behind HIV and claims nearly 1.3 million lives each year.

The spread of drug-resistant strains of the disease is increasingly recognized as a public health emergency. Drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB) is an umbrella term that refers to tuberculosis strains which resist the drugs routinely used to treat conventional TB.

February 19, 2014

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has been treating prisoners and ex-prisoners for drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB) in the Donetsk region of Ukraine since June 2012.

September 18, 2013

MSF is working with the Swazi Ministry of Health on a new project called PMTCT B+ for HIV-positive pregnant and breastfeeding women.

June 20, 2013

MSF is providing assistance to neglected populations, particularly women, in Tehran's Darvazeh Ghar neighborhood.

May 02, 2013

Nearly a decade ago, when violence in Iraq was driving NGOs out of the country, MSF opened a surgery program for wounded Iraqi civilians in neighboring Jordan, a program that continues to this day.

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