Since the beginning of the Ebola outbreak, medical and non-medical staff from the health ministries of the affected countries, as well as the NGOs supporting them, have been on the frontline of the battle against the disease.
In the refugee camp near Bentiu, South Sudan, where tens of thousands of people have taken refuge to flee violence, living conditions have improved but MSF remains cautious over the population's health and safety as no political solution to the crisis is in sight.
PRESS RELEASE: A study published this week in PLOS ONE by MSF highlights the potential for social media to support patients undergoing treatment for multidrug-resistant and extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis.
Recent clashes in Yemen have intensified making the situation at health facilities difficult as large numbers of wounded are received. MSF is responding to the needs of hospitals in Sanaa.
PRESS RELEASE: Investigational Ebola treatments are to be tested in West Africa for the first time as part of an international initiative to fast-track trials of the most promising drugs, for the disease that has already led to over 2,600 deaths.
MSF team leader in Monrovia, Jackson K.P. Naimah, addresses a UN Security Council Emergency Session on Ebola.
Opinion and Debate: Jonathan Whittall airs his concerns about the impartiality of humanitarian organisations working in Ukraine. "If humanitarian actors collaborate with only one party to the conflict this means that thousands risk not receiving the aid that they need."
MSF confirms that one of its international staff members in Liberia has been diagnosed with Ebola haemorrhagic fever.
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