PRESS RELEASE: MSF denounces international inaction in Ebola-stricken African countries; states must deploy specialised medical assets now
Ndhiwa in western Kenya has one of the highest rates of HIV infection in the world. But that is set to change as Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) teams up with county and sub-county health authorities to stop the epidemic in its tracks.
More than 315 cholera cases have been recorded in South Sudan since the Ministry of Health officially declared an outbreak in the capital, Juba, on 15th May 2014.
Opinion and Debate: Bev Stringer and Katy Athersuch argue that amid the Pfizer-AstraSeneca takeover talks, a key point has been missed: the need for the pharmaceutical industry to meet public health needs.
Extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis survivor, and former MSF patient, Phumeza Tisile delivered this impassioned speech to delegates at the WHA in Geneva on behalf of MSF yesterday.
After responding to a mass casualty event and watching a convoy take Muslims out of the town of Bozoum, MSF doctor Natalie Roberts travelled around north west CAR running clinics. While she expected to spend most of her time treating violence-related injuries, in north west CAR she found that malaria, malnutrition and lack of access to healthcare were huge problems.
PRESS RELEASE: Phumeza Tisile, co-author of the DR-TB Manifesto and XDR-TB survivor, delivers an urgent plea to World Health Assembly delegates on behalf of 50,000 supporters worldwide.
Opinion and Debate: Michaël Neuman and Delphine Chedorge ask whether MSF was auxillary to a criminal process in Central African Republic, when a whole community was emptied from the country.
MSF is working with the authorities in Papua New Guinea to set up family support centres throughout the country and provide essential services to victims of violence.
Emiliano Lucero is Argentinian and has just returned from Mexico after working there for a year as a medical coordinator for MSF.