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April 25, 2017

As the UN hosts an aid conference in Geneva today to address the humanitarian crisis in Yemen, MSF issued a statement urging donors to increase funding immediately and prioritize lifesaving interventions. The health care system in Yemen is on the brink of collapse and desperately needs to be shored up.

April 24, 2017

By Estrella Lasry

Estrella Lasry, Tropical Diseases Advisor at MSF, describes the challenges of combatting malaria in populations isolated by geography or violence

This was originally published in the PLOS “Speaking of Medicine” blog.

April 24, 2017

A massive outbreak of acute watery diarrhea is sweeping through Doolo zone, in Ethiopia’s Somali region, and it’s exacerbated by one of the worst droughts in 30 years.

In response, teams from Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) are working alongside Ethiopian health authorities to bring the outbreak under control while warning that more external funding and resources are urgently needed to stop the disease from spreading further.

April 24, 2017

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has vaccinated more than 675,000 children and cared for more than 14,000 patients in five provinces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) since November 2016.

In Maniema, South Kivu, Tanganyika, Ituri, and Equateur provinces, MSF has been supporting the Ministry of Health in a timely, effective response to this dangerous disease. Here are two patient stories from Maniema province.

April 24, 2017

The fighting continues in Libya, a country fragmented by a multitude of power centers. Since mid-2014, the humanitarian situation there has deteriorated due to the resumption of the civil war and the political instability it brings. Millions of people across Libya are impacted, including refugees, asylum-seekers, and migrants. Dr.

April 21, 2017

Twelve women die of cervical cancer every day in the Philippines. Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and local organization Likhaan run a center providing family planning and reproductive health services, including prevention of cervical cancer. 

April 21, 2017

The definition of a famine is very precise and the experience of Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in this area can provide some context. The term famine can be used when the following criteria are met: the mortality rate exceeds two deaths per 10,000 people per day; acute malnutrition exceeds 30 percent; and one person in every five is not getting enough to eat. 

April 21, 2017

As a result of of the conflict in Yemen, over half of the country's medical facilities are no longer open, and an estimated 15 million people have no access to even the most basic medical care. Airstrikes in north Yemen in August 2016 forced MSF to stop work in several hospitals. But earlier this year, an MSF team went back to Haydan, in northern Yemen. 

April 21, 2017

Over a weekend in March 2017, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) held its first Hackathon in New York City. More than 30 designers, strategists, and developers came together to build a tool to let individuals to use their power as investors or shareholders demand change from Pfizer and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK). Find out more at #AFairShot

April 20, 2017

Newsweek discusses a new online platform launched by Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) that allows individuals in the United States to know whether they have investments in Pfizer and GSK through their mutual funds or retirements plans (401k) and, if so, contact those companies to insist they drop the price of lifesaving vaccines. View external media

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April 25, 2017

As the UN hosts an aid conference in Geneva today to address the humanitarian crisis in Yemen, MSF issued a statement urging donors to increase funding immediately and prioritize lifesaving interventions. The health care system in Yemen is on the brink of collapse and desperately needs to be shored up.

April 24, 2017

By Estrella Lasry

Estrella Lasry, Tropical Diseases Advisor at MSF, describes the challenges of combatting malaria in populations isolated by geography or violence

This was originally published in the PLOS “Speaking of Medicine” blog.

April 24, 2017

A massive outbreak of acute watery diarrhea is sweeping through Doolo zone, in Ethiopia’s Somali region, and it’s exacerbated by one of the worst droughts in 30 years.

In response, teams from Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) are working alongside Ethiopian health authorities to bring the outbreak under control while warning that more external funding and resources are urgently needed to stop the disease from spreading further.

April 24, 2017

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has vaccinated more than 675,000 children and cared for more than 14,000 patients in five provinces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) since November 2016.

In Maniema, South Kivu, Tanganyika, Ituri, and Equateur provinces, MSF has been supporting the Ministry of Health in a timely, effective response to this dangerous disease. Here are two patient stories from Maniema province.

April 24, 2017

The fighting continues in Libya, a country fragmented by a multitude of power centers. Since mid-2014, the humanitarian situation there has deteriorated due to the resumption of the civil war and the political instability it brings. Millions of people across Libya are impacted, including refugees, asylum-seekers, and migrants. Dr.

April 21, 2017

Twelve women die of cervical cancer every day in the Philippines. Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and local organization Likhaan run a center providing family planning and reproductive health services, including prevention of cervical cancer. 

April 21, 2017

The definition of a famine is very precise and the experience of Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in this area can provide some context. The term famine can be used when the following criteria are met: the mortality rate exceeds two deaths per 10,000 people per day; acute malnutrition exceeds 30 percent; and one person in every five is not getting enough to eat. 

April 21, 2017

As a result of of the conflict in Yemen, over half of the country's medical facilities are no longer open, and an estimated 15 million people have no access to even the most basic medical care. Airstrikes in north Yemen in August 2016 forced MSF to stop work in several hospitals. But earlier this year, an MSF team went back to Haydan, in northern Yemen. 

April 21, 2017

Over a weekend in March 2017, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) held its first Hackathon in New York City. More than 30 designers, strategists, and developers came together to build a tool to let individuals to use their power as investors or shareholders demand change from Pfizer and GlaxoSmithKline (GSK). Find out more at #AFairShot

April 20, 2017

Newsweek discusses a new online platform launched by Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) that allows individuals in the United States to know whether they have investments in Pfizer and GSK through their mutual funds or retirements plans (401k) and, if so, contact those companies to insist they drop the price of lifesaving vaccines. View external media

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