Doctors Without Borders

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international medical humanitarian organization created by doctors and journalists in France in 1971. MSF's work is based on the humanitarian principles of medical ethics and impartiality. The organization is committed to bringing quality medical care to people caught in crisis regardless of race, religion, or political affiliation.
MSF operates independently of any political, military, or religious agendas.

Releases by this organization

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Friday, September 30, 2016
Syria: MSF Urges Syrian Government and Its Allies to Stop Indiscriminate Bombing in Aleppo
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) demands that the Syrian and allied governments stop the bombing that is causing a bloodbath among civilians in the city. On 28 September , just hours before the UNSC met to discuss the implementation of resolution 2286 on the protection of medical facilities, two more...
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Thursday, August 18, 2016
MSF Evacuates Staff from Six Hospitals in Northern Yemen
Following the August 15 aerial bombing of Abs Hospital in Yemen’s Hajjah governorate, which killed 19 people and injured 24, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has decided to evacuate its staff from the hospitals it supports in...
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Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Yemen: Death Toll Rises to 14 in Airstrike on MSF-Supported Hospital
Three more patients wounded in yesterday’s airstrike on a hospital supported by Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in northwestern Yemen died last night, raising the death toll to 14 people, the organization said today. As reported yesterday, one MSF staff member died of...
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Tuesday, August 16, 2016
Yemen: Airstrike on MSF-Supported ABS Hospital Kills at Least 11 People and Wounds at Least 19
A hospital supported by the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in northwestern Yemen was hit by an airstrike today, killing at least 11 people and injuring at least 19. The attack on Abs Hospital, in Yemen’s Hajjah governorate,...
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Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Nigeria: Catastrophic Malnutrition in Borno State
A major humanitarian operation is needed to save lives in northeastern Nigeria’s Borno state, where more than 500,000 people are living in catastrophic conditions in villages and towns affected by the conflict between the military and Boko Haram, the international medical humanitarian organization...
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Friday, June 17, 2016
EU States' Dangerous Approach to Migration puts Asylum in Jeopardy Worldwide
The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) today announced that it will no longer accept funds from the European Union and its member states, in opposition to their damaging migration deterrence policies and intensifying attempts to...
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Friday, May 27, 2016
G7 Leaders Fail to Truly Tackle One of the Biggest Threats to Global Health
While G7 leaders acknowledged during their summit this week that the current system of research and development is failing to deliver innovation and affordable access to medicines and vaccines for people around the world, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/...
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Friday, May 06, 2016
MSF to Pull out of World Humanitarian Summit
Last year, 75 hospitals managed or supported by international medical organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) were bombed. This was in violation of the most fundamental rules of war, which give protected status to medical facilities and its patients, regardless of if the...
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Friday, May 06, 2016
MSF Reaction to the United Nations Secretary General Report on HIV/AIDS
Sharonann Lynch, HIV policy advisor at Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières’ (MSF) Access Campaign, made the following statement on the release of the United Nations Secretary General report on HIV/AIDS ahead of the June UN High Level Meeting on HIV— “Implementation of the Declaration...
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Friday, April 29, 2016
Initial Reaction to Public Release of U.S. Military Investigative Report on the Attack on MSF Trauma Hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan
The United States military today released its investigative report on the attack on the Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) trauma hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan on October 3, 2015. The attack killed 42 people, including 14 MSF staff members, and wounded dozens more. MSF was...
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