2007

MSF assisting people in Bangladesh's remote coastal areas affected by Cyclone Sidr Cyclone Sidr, which struck southern Bangladesh on Nov. 15, killed more than 3,000 people and made hundreds of thousands homeless according to the latest official figures. Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is providing...
In response to the increasing demand for trained engineers in international emergency relief operations; the YMC (Young Members Committee) of the HKIE (Hong Kong Institution of Engineers) and MSF have, for the first time, jointly organized a foundation course on emergency engineering for...
Three teams of Médecins Sans Frontières have been assessing the most affected areas by the cyclone. About fifteen people including medical and logistical staff are currently in Bohla, Patuakhali, Jhalakati, Pirojpur, and Bagerhat districts in the South of Bangladesh, to assess the situation and the...
Johannesburg - Drug developers can speed up the development of urgently needed new tuberculosis drugs by adopting a different strategy, the medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) joins international experts in stating today. According to a report published today in the...
Three teams of Médecins Sans Frontières are currently on their way to three of the most affected areas by the cyclone. About fifteen people between medical and logistical staff are going to Barguna, Pirojpur and Bhola provinces in the South of Bangladesh, to assess the situation and the most urgent...
Ministries of Health and those that support them need to address the critical issues that prevent 97% of children suffering from severe acute malnutrition from getting life-saving treatment. Donors need to review the quality of food aid addressed towards malnutrition in children under the age of...
"I prefer to come here once a week rather than staying in a treatment centre, because I have to take care of the fields and my other children - I have three other children at home." "I have no-one to look after my other kids, my oldest girl is only 10 years old, I have no-one to help me. Without...
[caption id="attachment_28" align="alignright" width="300" caption="© Sven TORFINN Two men with guns are guarding their cattle against cattle raiders."]
Food is Not Enough, MSF's new malnutrition campaign is advocating for a global scale-up of therapeutic ready-to-use food (RUF) for the most at risk children and further efforts to use supplemental RUF to prevent children from becoming dangerously malnourished in the first place. MSF is also...
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