Ebola

MSF urges action on vaccines & treatments for frontline workers

“It is crucial that people ... who are holding the response to the epidemic together, and ensuring access to essential healthcare, are protected”

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U.N.

MSF responds to release of new global tuberculosis report from WHO

Dr. Grania Brigden, TB Advisor for MSF’s Access Campaign notes alarming trends and urges action to reverse course.

More at MSF Access Campaign

Ebola

My son is MSF’s 1,000th Ebola survivor

“Son, you’re the only hope I got. You have to take courage.”

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Sierra Leone

MSF suspends emergency paediatric and maternal services in Gondama

Overwhelmed teams cannot guarantee the high quality needed to treat patients and protect staff.

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Syria

Hundreds wounded in bombing of crowded market near Damascus

MSF is deeply concerned that doctors in Erbin are struggling to respond to the massive influx of wounded.

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Italy

Government must not betray its commitment to refugees at sea

The Ministry of Interior has announced that they will cease search and rescue operations in November.

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Highlights

Interview
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Article
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Crisis Update
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