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11.06.2015

On 13 May nearly 500 people were rescued by the Bourbon Argos ship operated in partnership by MSF and MOAS (Migrant Offshore Aid Station). Here are the stories of two of those rescued.

11.06.2015

India is under intense pressure from the US, EU, Japan and their respective pharmaceutical lobbies to change its progressive patent laws, and make it easier for patent monopolies to be granted; this would block the production of more affordable generic medicines in the future.

09.06.2015

Nearly 40,000 people are receiving medical care from MSF after fleeing violent Boko Haram attacks around Lake Chad.

Smoke billows over shelled and destroyed buildings in the Saif al Dawle district of Aleppo. 2nd October 2012.
09.06.2015

On 4 June 2015, a horrific missile strike devastated a town centre in Idlib Governorate, northern Syria. The wounded arrived in wave after wave at a small makeshift hospital supported by MSF.

08.06.2015

PRESS RELEASE: As Iraq experiences a dramatic surge in violence, successive waves of people who have been forced from their homes over the past year are now stranded in grey zones with no access to the most basic humanitarian assistance.

05.06.2015

PRESS RELEASE: Three missile strikes in a town in Idlib Governorate yesterday afternoon (Thursday 4 June) caused carnage and resulted in a mass casualty influx of 130 wounded patients to the nearest MSF supported field hospital.

A young Yemeni girl poses in front of the ruins of her family house a day after it was destroyed by an airstrike carried out by the Saudi-led coalition in Sana’a, Yemen, 04 June 2015.
05.06.2015

Two months into the conflict in Yemen, MSF teams are providing humanitarian aid and medical care to people living near the frontlines who are in desperate need of help. Dr Ahmad Bilal, MSF’s medical coordinator in Yemen, describes the situation.

03.06.2015

PRESS RELEASE: Despite the recent devastating Ebola outbreak in West Africa, the global health system remains woefully unprepared for mass disease epidemics. We are urging leaders of G7 countries to commit to developing a robust emergency response system against epidemics and international health crises, as well as to fund the development of drugs for neglected diseases.

29.05.2015

Opinion and Debate: Meinie Nicolai, Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors without Borders (MSF) President, has recently returned from a mission as nurse supervisor on MSF's Bourbon Argos search and rescue boat in the Mediterranean.

29.05.2015

Opinion and Debate: MSF's Jon Edwards makes the case that the World Humanitarian Summit process has appears set on promoting a model of humanitarianism that deliberately overlaps with development agendas, with little or no discussion on the potential negative impacts this could have on humanitarian responsiveness.

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