Novel program shows strong promise in malaria prevention

A large scale malaria prevention program, consisting of intermittent distributions of anti-malaria medicines, appears to be drastically reducing the number of new cases of the disease among young children during peak transmission season, according to preliminary results from projects run by the international medical humanitarian organization Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) in two African [...]

Bangladesh: Immediately lift ban on Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF), Action against Hunger (ACF) and Muslim Aid UK

Mrs. Sheikh Hasina, Prime Minister of Bangladesh, [email protected] or [email protected] or [email protected] RE: Bangladesh: Immediately lift ban on Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF), Action against Hunger (ACF) and Muslim Aid UK Dear Prime Minister Hasina, I am William Nicholas Gomes, Human Rights Ambassador for Salem-News.com. From media reports I came to know that recently your government [...]

Overwhelming refugee influx causing crisis in South Sudan

MSF warns of dire medical needs in overcrowded and under-prepared refugee camps- London/Juba, 13 June 2012 – Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) warns of dire medical consequences as tens of thousands of new refugees crossing from Sudan into South Sudan find refugee camps full and unable to provide life-sustaining essentials. The situation in Upper [...]

Sahel: the fate of 160,000 Malian refugees hanging in the balance

Aid provided to Malian refugees in Burkina Faso, Mauritania and Niger is insufficient, the medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) said today. Since late January, nearly 160,000 Malians have fled their country for camps in neighbouring nations. Instability persists in Mali, leaving little hope that the refugees will be able to return [...]

MSF closes its largest medical centres in Mogadishu after killings

…… Other projects in Somalia continue, but MSF medical assistance in Somali capital reduced by half. Following the tragic killings of our colleagues Philippe Havet and Dr. Karel Keiluhu in Mogadishu, Somalia, on 29 December 2011, the medical humanitarian organisation Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) sees itself forced to end all activities in the Hodandistrict of [...]

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