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2020 Medical Resolutions

A new year is an excellent opportunity to see how we can further improve our work. Every MSF project is unique and is set within its own context, and will therefore have its own priorities of areas to improve. But there are also things we want to do better across all of our...

Measles vaccination campaign in Yida refugees camp[Photo: Karin Ekholm/MSF]

Yida/Juba, 31 December 2019 — After actively responding to the medical needs of people in and around Yida for eight years, the medical humanitarian organization Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) is handing over its project in Yida—where...

Ebola/DRC [Samuel Sieber/MSF]

MSF took the difficult decision to stop medical activities in Biakato, in the Ituri province of the Democratic Republic of Congo.

Measles Unit in Biringi Hospital, Ituri Province[Photo: Alexis Huguet]

Since January 2019, more than 288,000 people have contracted measles in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) and more than 5,700 have died from the disease. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), this is the largest measles epidemic in the world today and...

Kimbi project in South Kivu[Photo: Nathalie San Gil/MSF]

In the South East of the South Kivu province, Democratic Republic of Congo, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) operates at the Misisi health centre. The mining area of Misisi is home to many miners, sex workers and people living with HIV/AIDS

Masisi, a neglected crisis in North Kivu[Photo: Pablo Garrigos/MSF]
  • Far from the cameras, a humanitarian crisis is affecting the southern part of DRC’s North Kivu province, with almost no aid organisations on the ground.
  • In the territories of Masisi, Rutshuru and Walikale, more than 687,500...
Villagers surrounded by water and stranded in a shrinking area of dry land[Photo: Nicola Flamigni/MSF]

Kim Phillips, logistics coordinator of MSF in South Sudan

$262 million subsidy should not go to pharma giants Pfizer and GSK for pneumococcal vaccine [Photo: MSF]

New Delhi, 3 December 2019—Ahead of this week’s board meeting of Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance in New Delhi, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) called on board members to immediately stop paying out funds from a remaining US$262 million subsidy to the...


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