MSF's publications are an expression of our belief in the principle of témoignage, or bearing witness, and the belief that we are accountable to those we work for and with. Sharing news about our activities and reflecting on them, offering critiques when necessary, are therefore crucial aspects of our work.

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March 04, 2014

An MSF special report illustrates the unrelenting humanitarian emergency that continues to plague eastern DRC.

March 01, 2014

The past month has seen the reputation of “Big Pharma” dented more than usual. The CEO of German pharmaceutical company Bayer, Marijn Dekkers, was reported as saying that the company didn’t develop a cancer drug for the Indian market, but rather “for Western patients who can afford it.” The comment summed up the attitude of the pharmaceutical companies towards the poor and succinctly described what is wrong with today’s research and development (R&D) system.

March 01, 2014

The extreme levels of violence against civilians and targeted killing of minority groups in CAR illustrates the utter failure of international efforts to protect the population.

March 01, 2014

This is a crucial year for Afghanistan. A presidential election is scheduled for April, and it seems certain that there will be a significant withdrawal of US troops sometime after that. A great many questions are floating around about the political situation, the security situation, human rights, and more.

March 01, 2014

Jessie Gaffric recently completed an assignment as project coordinator of MSF’s program at Bangui’s Community Hospital in Central African Republic (CAR), where the organization performs emergency surgery for victims of the violence that has convulsed the city and much of the country’s northwest since a March 2013 coup d’état.

March 01, 2014

MSF surgeon Paul McMaster has worked with MSF in Haiti, Syria, Sri Lanka, and several other emergencies. He recently returned from South Sudan, where conflict erupted last December, after which MSF quickly expanded its already far-reaching efforts in the country

March 01, 2014

Two days after Typhoon Haiyan hit the Philippines, Ib Younis, an Arizona-based member of MSF’s emergency team, got a call from headquarters; 24 hours later, he was in the country as part of the first wave of MSF’s response. Here he recounts arriving in the affected areas and figuring out where and how to get to work.

March 01, 2014

Yangon/New York, March 1, 2014 -- On February 27, Médecins Sans Frontières Holland (MSF) received a written order from the Union Government of Myanmar to cease all operations in the country, which led to a full closure of all MSF Holland clinics on February 28. This act left patients confused and desperately concerned across the whole country.

February 28, 2014

Refugees from CAR are struggling to endure horrid conditions and extreme privation.

February 28, 2014

MSF is providing medical care in two camps in Juba, South Sudan, where 40,000 people are seeking refuge from widespread fighting.

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