Despite the World Health Organisation (WHO) declaring the largest-recorded Ebola epidemic a “health emergency,” the international effort to stem the outbreak is dangerously inadequate.
Will Harper describes the situation on the ground in Iraq, the MSF response and the challenges ahead.
MSF UKs Emma Vehvilainen argues that whilst the west worries about Ebola, many are ignoring a far bigger threat to their health, that deserves far greater attention.
The MSF team based in the General Hospital have received 31 wounded in a single day and are working hard to deal with the high influx of patients.
Now in its fourth year, the war in Syria has killed more than 150,000 people and driven more than nine million from their homes, nearly a third of whom have fled the country. Reach of War chronicals a day in the Syria conflict.
PRESS RELEASE: MSF has been forced to interrupt a measles vaccination campaign in the Kalonge area in the eastern DRC after a clash erupted between Congolese Army troops and an armed group.
It has been nine months since Typhoon Haiyan struck the Philippines and MSF started its intervention in the country.
MSF responds to the WHO declaring the EBola epidemic an "extraordinary event". MSF's Dr Bart Janssens says "Lives are being lost because the response is too slow"
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