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10.30.2014

A survey of TB diagnostic and treatment practices in eight countries, October 2014.

What began in 2011 in Syria as protests inspired by the Arab Spring has become an entrenched and bloody conflict that shows no sign of resolution. Today, with an estimated 200,000 people killed and 7.6 million people displaced within the country and 3.2 million refugees registered outside, Syria is seen as the world’s most grave humanitarian disaster. In the face of this crisis, the previously functioning health system has collapsed and scores of thousands of medical staff have fled.

MSF briefing paper, December 2014

March 31, 2015

SANA'A/PARIS—More medical supplies and trained health personnel are urgently needed in Yemen as the violence there escalates, but with air and sea transport obstructed, it is currently impossible to bring in this essential support, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said today.

March 30, 2015

More than two dozen people injured in an airstrike today at a displaced persons camp in northern Yemen have been treated by the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), the organization announced.

March 26, 2015

Take a glimpse at Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) activities in the past month.

March 26, 2015

Omar Al Balkhi, 29, was injured in a bomb blast in Daraa, Syria, and treated first in a field hospital.

March 26, 2015

Omar Al Balkhi, 29, was injured in a bomb blast in Daraa, Syria, and treated first in a field hospital.

March 26, 2015

Scores of people have been wounded in fighting in Yemen over recent days, with many treated at the Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) hospital in the southern city of Aden.

Clashes in Aden have increased after Houthi fighters entered the city this morning. Looting is ongoing amidst the clashes and general chaos. The MSF hospital in the city has so far received 80 injured people today. More are coming.

March 25, 2015

Anadan hospital near Aleppo is one of the many hospitals MSF supports with donations of drugs and medical material. Dr. Hassan Hamsho, the director of the Anadan hospital near Aleppo, explains how they manage to provide medical care in this rebel-held area.

March 25, 2015

The Syrian Civil Defense is a group of Syrian volunteers, also named as “the White Helmets,” who provide an ambulance service. MSF organized training on triage of the wounded for White Helmet volunteers in the Idlib area. Dr. Taher Wazzaz, the medical coordinator of the Civil Defense teams in Idlib, explains how they provide first aid to the wounded.

March 20, 2015

DUBAI/PARIS—The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) received 63 wounded patients at its hospital in Aden, Yemen, on March 19 following heavy armed clashes in the city.

Fighting between forces loyal to President Abed Rabbo Mansour Hadi and the Special Security Forces, a unit loyal to Yemen's former president Ali Abdullah Saleh, erupted in Aden in the early hours of March 19 and continued throughout the day around Aden International Airport, forcing its temporary closure.

March 18, 2015

PARIS/NEW YORK, MARCH 18, 2015—A chlorine attack in northwestern Syria on March 16 killed six people and poisoned a further 70, according to reports by Syrian doctors in the region in contact with the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF).  

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