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Geneva, 15 June 2021 – As the World Health Organization (WHO) convenes a ‘call to action’ tomorrow on the need to scale up access to preventive treatment for tuberculosis (TB), the international medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors...


Humanitarian needs are soaring in southern Somalia as Jubaland state is hit by repeated emergencies including severe droughts, flash floods and outbreaks of disease.


“I live in a tent that I reinforced myself,” says Dagnew, a 40-year-old man from the northern Ethiopian region of Tigray, now staying in Al-Tanideba refugee camp in Sudan. “My neighbours came running to me because their tents were destroyed. We slept 20 people in my tent...


MSF has opened a new project in the east of South Sudan’s in the Greater Pibor Administrative Area (GPAA)– a vast area near the border with Ethiopia, where people live scattered over long distances and where there are few health facilities. Many people are semi-nomadic,...


09.06.2021 / Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), Ituri Province


Just-released EU counter-proposal is weak and an attempt to derail the will of more than 100 countries


2 June 2021 - As negotiations continue on the declaration for the upcoming UN High-Level Meeting (HLM) on HIV/AIDS, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) urges all member states to recognise and retain the full rights and use of internationally agreed public health safeguards...


Can we do what needs to be done to stop people dying from HIV/AIDS? Maybe – but only if we pay more attention to the people who are most at risk of dying. World leaders will discuss the next steps in the fight against the disease at the UN High Level Meeting on HIV/AIDS on...


Ethiopia: Tigray Crisis

People have been left without healthcare and tens of thousands have been displaced across Ethiopia and Sudan, following fighting that broke out in the Tigray region of northern Ethiopia, in November 2020.

MSF teams are working on both sides of the border, providing assistance to people in refugees camps in Sudan, and to the displaced and host communities within Tigray in Ethiopia.

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