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December 20, 2016

NEW YORK, DECEMBER 20, 2016—After 14 years of Chagas diagnoses, treatment and prevention efforts in Bolivia, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) ended its Chagas operations today by presenting Bolivia’s Ministry of Health with an operating manual for managing Chagas disease in rural areas.

May 06, 2016

In response to a statement by the Kenyan government that it intends to close its camps sheltering hundreds of thousands of Somali refugees, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) issued the following statement from Liesbeth Aelbrecht, MSF head of mission in Kenya:

May 28, 2015

NAIROBI/NEW YORK—Increasing violence in northeastern Kenya has forced the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) to evacuate several of its employees from the Dadaab refugee camp and to suspend some medical activities there, depriving Somali refugees living there of much-needed care, MSF announced today.

April 14, 2015

SUCRE, BOLIVIA/NEW YORKDoctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is launching a new project to ensure that people can be diagnosed and treated for Chagas disease in the town of Monteagudo, in the Chuquisaca department of southern Bolivia. In partnership with local health care institutions, the international medical humanitarian organization will develop a comprehensive care model for primary and secondary care that will be integrated into the existing health care system.

December 04, 2013

Four in five refugees in the camps at Dadaab do not want to return to Somalia given the current climate of insecurity, finds an MSF assessment.

August 14, 2013

MSF today announced the closure of all its programs in Somalia, the result of extreme attacks on its staff.

May 01, 2013

Authorities in Yemen have freed more than a thousand Somali and Ethiopian migrants, many suffering from torture and sexual abuse while forcibly held by human smugglers.

February 27, 2013

Efforts underway at the UN to integrate humanitarian assistance into the international military campaign against opponents of Somalia’s government will further threaten the safe delivery of independent and impartial aid to Somalis.

December 28, 2012

A move to relocate Somali refugees from Kenyan cities to already overcrowded refugee camps nearer the border with Somalia would make an already miserable situation even worse.

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