Publication: MSF-USA

First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

Liberia: MSF's New Ebola Management Centers Already Overwhelmed

MSF is rapidly scaling up its operations in Liberia, as the international response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa continues to be chaotic and entirely inadequate.Language English ... [Published MSF-USA - 4 hours ago]
First reported 4 hours ago - Updated 4 hours ago - 1 reports

MSF Deeply Saddened by Deaths of Guinean, Liberian, and Sierra Leonean Colleagues

]   It is with great sorrow that Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) confirms that three of our colleagues, a Guinean outreach worker, a Liberian nurse, and a Sierra Leonean nurse, have passed away.On August 19, our Guinean colleague ... [Published MSF-USA - 4 hours ago]
First reported Aug 24 2014 - Updated Aug 25 2014 - 1 reports

MSF Deeply Saddened by Deaths of Guinean and Liberian Colleagues

It is with great sorrow that Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) confirms that two of our colleagues, a Guinean outreach worker and a Liberian nurse, have passed away.On August 19, our Guinean colleague was admitted to one of MSF’s ... [Published MSF-USA - Aug 24 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Iraq: "People Need Everything"

The recent conflict in the north of Iraq has led to the displacement of more than 250,000 people, many of whom have fled to Kurdistan.Language English ... [Published MSF-USA - Aug 21 2014]
Entities: Iraq, Displacement
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Displaced by Violence in Iraq: "My Only Wish Is to Go Home"

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) was the first health actor to arrive at the desolate displacement camp of Bharka last week—a camp in Erbil governorate where over 2,500 people, mainly Sunni and Shia Iraqis from Mosul, have now settled. ... [Published MSF-USA - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Ebola Epidemic Out of Control

Sierra Leone has been hit the hardest with over 450 confirmed cases of Ebola at the beginning of August. In Kailahun, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is running a 64 bed treatment center. Despite the lack of a cure for the virus, ... [Published MSF-USA - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 21 2014 - Updated Aug 21 2014 - 1 reports

Recruitment Information Session - Portland, OR

All prospective medical and non-medical aid workers: join us for a presentation and question & answer session to learn more about how you can become part of Doctors Without Borders' field work. A Human Resources Officer will be on hand to discuss requirements ... [Published MSF-USA - Aug 21 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Stopping Cholera in its Tracks in Ethiopia

Escaping conflict or famine, scores of South Sudanese arrive daily in refugee camps in Ethiopia. Some of these people may be carrying the cholera bacterium which has ravaged South Sudan in the last few months. With the rains regularly flooding the camps ... [Published MSF-USA - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Civilians in Gaza Caught in the Crossfire

When the bombing of the Gaza Strip began on July 7, the population was already suffering a severe economic crisis caused by Israel’s blockade on Gaza. The stated aim of Operation Protective Edge is to halt rocket attacks by Hamas and to destroy tunnels ... [Published MSF-USA - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Central African Republic: No Choice But to Flee

Within just a few months, the majority of Muslims living in western Central African Republic had fled their homes. Their only hope of survival was to seek protection in small enclaves, flee to the east, or cross the border into a neighboring country. ... [Published MSF-USA - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

Better Treatment for CMV Retinitis, HIV-Related Illness, in Myanmar

CMV retinitis strikes people with HIV and causes blindness if left untreated. The available treatment in Myanmar was painful - a weekly injection directly into the eye over a period of four to nine months for many years. It also failed to provide any ... [Published MSF-USA - Aug 20 2014]
First reported Aug 20 2014 - Updated Aug 20 2014 - 1 reports

The Psychological Consequences of Physical Violence in the West Bank

Since the June 18, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), which runs a mental health program in Hebron, has scaled up its activities and is trying to receive as many patients as possible, including children in a state of shock, and people ... [Published MSF-USA - Aug 20 2014]

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...that "many of the inhabitants have left the city for surrounding areas or even in the direction of Bouca," a nearby town located further south. "Right now the situation seems calmer, and perhaps in a few weeks people will be back in their homes" she added
...Joanne Liu, MSF's international president. "Working in Syria late last year, I saw children suffering from blast wounds and preventable diseases, families without proper shelter and women who could not deliver their babies in a safe environment. There is generally a lack of humanity with respect to Syria because when we talk about it, we usually talk about figures. This project bears witness to the personal toll of a brutal, relentless conflict."
...gap between the WHO recommendations and the possibility of implementing them in emergency settings,”says Leon Salumu, medical advisor for Uganda. "This relevant policy to protect vulnerable populations is unfortunately not accompanied by the resources and technical support necessary for its implementation in emergency situations.”"

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MSF Deeply Saddened by Deaths of Guinean, Liber... [Published MSF-USA - 4 hours ago]
Liberia: MSF's New Ebola Management Centers Alr... [Published MSF-USA - 4 hours ago]
MSF Deeply Saddened by Deaths of Guinean and Li... [Published MSF-USA - Aug 24 2014]
Displaced by Violence in Iraq: "My Only Wish Is... [Published MSF-USA - Aug 21 2014]
Iraq: "People Need Everything" [Published MSF-USA - Aug 21 2014]
Recruitment Information Session - Portland, OR [Published MSF-USA - Aug 21 2014]
Grants Officer (Six-Month Assignment Starting N... [Published MSF-USA - Aug 20 2014]
The Psychological Consequences of Physical Viol... [Published MSF-USA - Aug 20 2014]
Better Treatment for CMV Retinitis, HIV-Related... [Published MSF-USA - Aug 20 2014]
Ebola Epidemic Out of Control [Published MSF-USA - Aug 20 2014]
Central African Republic: No Choice But to Flee [Published MSF-USA - Aug 20 2014]
Civilians in Gaza Caught in the Crossfire [Published MSF-USA - Aug 20 2014]
Stopping Cholera in its Tracks in Ethiopia [Published MSF-USA - Aug 20 2014]
CAR: MSF Receives 31 New Wounded at Bangui's Ge... [Published MSF-USA - Aug 20 2014]
Op-Ed: Lift the Blockade on Gaza [Published MSF-USA - Aug 20 2014]
Iraq: Successive Waves of Population Displacement [Published MSF-USA - Aug 19 2014]
CAR: Thousands Seek Refuge in Batangafo [Published MSF-USA - Aug 19 2014]
MSF Begins Admitting Patients to Ebola Center i... [Published MSF-USA - Aug 18 2014]
Statement: New Strategies, More Resources Neede... [Published MSF-USA - Aug 16 2014]
Response to West Africa Ebola Epidemic Remains ... [Published MSF-USA - Aug 16 2014]
"The Reach of War" Syria Documentary by MSF Rel... [Published MSF-USA - Aug 13 2014]
Iraq/Syria: MSF Responding To Flood of Displace... [Published MSF-USA - Aug 13 2014]
CAR: "I Do Not Know What To Do With My Life" [Published MSF-USA - Aug 13 2014]
Gaza: Entire Streets Are No More than Piles of ... [Published MSF-USA - Aug 13 2014]
Vaccination Operations Focal Point [Published MSF-USA - Aug 12 2014]
The Reach of War: A Day in the Life of the Syri... [Published MSF-USA - Aug 12 2014]
Finance Manager [Published MSF-USA - Aug 12 2014]
Access Campaign Comms Intern [Published MSF-USA - Aug 12 2014]
Gaza: “We were awaiting confirmation of the cea... [Published MSF-USA - Aug 11 2014]
Gaza: Another Ceasefire Comes to an End [Published MSF-USA - Aug 09 2014]
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