Africa

An MSF Mental Health counsellor supervisor in Hitsats camp at the start of a counselling session.©Susanne Doettling/MSF In the internally displaced camp near Malakal town in Central Upper Nile State, South Sudan, Dhan Tap looks sadly at a photo on his mobile phone. The picture isn’t much to look at...
Global attention needed to prevent and treat AIDS in antiretroviral era, with 50% of hospital admissions in MSF hospitals already on treatment and showing clinical signs of failure. An unacceptably high number of people continue to develop and die of AIDS 1 -related diseases across sub-Saharan...
EU States' dangerous approach to migration places ayslum in jeopardy worldwide Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) announced today that it will no longer take funds from the European Union and Member States, in opposition to their damaging deterrence policies and intensifying attempts to push people and...
Ministerial Conference on Immunisation in Africa presses countries to do more, but gives free pass to pharmaceutical companies charging inflated vaccine prices. As the first-ever Ministerial-level meeting on immunisation in Africa gets underway today, the international medical humanitarian...
While new United Nations data pointing to gains made in the fight against HIV/AIDS is sparking optimism ahead of the 2012 International AIDS Conference in Washington, countries most affected by the pandemic continue to struggle to place enough people on treatment and to implement the best science...
The annual peak of malnutrition in the Sahel region has begun, exacerbated in parts of the region by higher market prices, epidemics and political instability. One million severely malnourished children* are expected to receive treatment– by far the largest number in the history of humanitarian aid...
On 25th of April, the annual World Malaria Day, many health organisations will highlight important gains in fighting this deadly disease that claims more than one million lives every year. But despite notable progress in terms of innovation and investment, MSF continues to see continuously high...
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