Publication: MSF-USA

First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated 18 hours ago - 1 reports

Ebola: MSF Presentation to UN Security Council

Speaking from Monrovia via live video link, Liberian Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) physician's assistant Jackson Niamah addresses the UN Security Council during an emergency session on the Ebola crisis in West Africa. ... [Published MSF-USA - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Annual Report 2013

Friends, at any given time, great numbers of people are on the move. It would be wonderful if they were all visiting family or conducting business or taking a holiday—if their journeys were their choice, that is. But we know that’s not the case.This past ... [Published MSF-USA - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Ebola: MSF Staff Member Infected in Liberia

PARIS/BRUSSELS, SEPTEMBER 17, 2014— The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) today confirmed that one of its international staff members in Liberia has been diagnosed with Ebola hemorrhagic ... [Published MSF-USA - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 18 2014 - Updated Sep 18 2014 - 1 reports

Central African Republic: A Day in the Bush

MSF is providing care to people displaced by violence in Central African Republic.Language English ... [Published MSF-USA - Sep 18 2014]
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Iraq: Safe Births for Syrian Refugees

Just a few weeks after opening its doors for the first time, the maternity unit in Domeez refugee camp, in northern Iraqi Kurdistan, is crowded with Syrian women, many of them mothers of newborns or mothers-to-be.Language English ... [Published MSF-USA - Sep 17 2014]
Entities: Iraq, Refugees, Refugee Camp
First reported Sep 17 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

Recruitment Information Session - ATLANTA

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 - Sep 17 2014]
First reported Sep 16 2014 - Updated Sep 17 2014 - 1 reports

MSF International President Addresses UN Briefing on West Africa Ebola Outbreak

Remarks by Dr. Joanne LiuInternational President, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), to United Nations Member States briefing on the Ebola outbreak and response in West Africa.Geneva, September 16, 2014Ms. Under Secretary General, ... [Published MSF-USA - Sep 16 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

The Boy Who Tricked Ebola

In the area for Ebola -confirmed patients in the Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Case Management Center in Foya, Liberia, roughly two-thirds of patients don’t survive the Ebola virus. The patients receiving treatment gather on wooden ... [Published MSF-USA - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

A Global Coalition of Inaction on Ebola

In a speech to the United Nations member states at the beginning of September, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International President Joanne Liu cited the failure of the current strategy for combatting Ebola. No organization is ... [Published MSF-USA - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

One of Four MSF Team Members Abducted in DR Congo Escapes

Four members of MSF—Chantal, Philippe, Richard and Romy—were abducted in North Kivu on July 11th 2013. One year on, Chantal managed to escape and is now safely back home with her family. ... [Published MSF-USA - Sep 15 2014]
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

Life Among the Ruins in Gaza

The open-ended ceasefire agreed on August 26 put an end to 50 days of deadly conflict. Although people appear to be getting on with their lives, nothing has been resolved. They couldn’t escape the bombing and now they can’t go home, even though the guns ... [Published MSF-USA - Sep 15 2014]
Entities: Bombing
First reported Sep 15 2014 - Updated Sep 15 2014 - 1 reports

After the Fighting in Gaza, Needs Continue

For 50 days, health staff and patients at Gaza’s Al Shifa hospital, where Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has been providing support, lived and worked in a cycle of fighting, ceasefire, and renewed fighting. However, on August 26, ... [Published MSF-USA - Sep 15 2014]

Quotes

"MSF applies very strict protocols of protection for its staff—before, during and after their time in a country affected by the current Ebola outbreak,” said Brice de le Vingne, MSF director of operations. “This dramatically reduces the risk of transmission of the disease. However, the risk is part of such an intervention, and sadly our teams are not spared.”"
...to respect CAR’s structures and health teams, whose sole purpose is to respond to the medical and humanitarian needs of the population they serve. "We hope that people understand it takes tranquility and a physical space to work,” said MSF head of mission Javier Eguren. “And, most importantly, we need to respect the physical and psychological integrity of our patients and employees.”"
I look at the newborn baby and think, "Life can be so unfair, you’re only a few hours old, but you’re fleeing violence already."
...They don’t question why, after five months of talk, and more than 1,500 known deaths, the epidemic is still raging. They don’t ask, "Where is the money donors are pledging? Where are the boots on the ground?"

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Annual Report 2013 [Published MSF-USA - Sep 18 2014]
Ebola: MSF Presentation to UN Security Council [Published MSF-USA - Sep 18 2014]
Ebola: MSF Staff Member Infected in Liberia [Published MSF-USA - Sep 18 2014]
Central African Republic: A Day in the Bush [Published MSF-USA - Sep 18 2014]
Recruitment Information Session - ATLANTA [Published MSF-USA - Sep 17 2014]
Iraq: Safe Births for Syrian Refugees [Published MSF-USA - Sep 17 2014]
MSF International President Addresses UN Briefi... [Published MSF-USA - Sep 16 2014]
An Urgent Need to Vaccinate in Emergencies [Published MSF-USA - Sep 15 2014]
A Flooded Refugee Camp in Ethiopia Becomes a Lake [Published MSF-USA - Sep 15 2014]
Life Among the Ruins in Gaza [Published MSF-USA - Sep 15 2014]
After the Fighting in Gaza, Needs Continue [Published MSF-USA - Sep 15 2014]
One of Four MSF Team Members Abducted in DR Con... [Published MSF-USA - Sep 15 2014]
A Global Coalition of Inaction on Ebola [Published MSF-USA - Sep 15 2014]
The Boy Who Tricked Ebola [Published MSF-USA - Sep 15 2014]
The Reach of War Beyond Syria [Published MSF-USA - Sep 15 2014]
Ebola Response in West Africa [Published MSF-USA - Sep 12 2014]
Ebola: Impossible Choices in Liberia [Published MSF-USA - Sep 11 2014]
PBS Frontline: Ebola Outbreak [Published MSF-USA - Sep 10 2014]
Central African Republic: Insecurity Forces MSF... [Published MSF-USA - Sep 09 2014]
Association Coordinator [Published MSF-USA - Sep 09 2014]
I'm an Ebola Expert - Ask Me Anything: Reddit AMA [Published MSF-USA - Sep 09 2014]
Recruitment Twitter Chat - Work With MSF in the... [Published MSF-USA - Sep 09 2014]
Little Time to Grieve: Mental Health Care in Pa... [Published MSF-USA - Sep 08 2014]
Ethiopia: Refugees Must Be Relocated from Flood... [Published MSF-USA - Sep 05 2014]
Give Children the Best Shot: Improving Global A... [Published MSF-USA - Sep 05 2014]
South Sudan: Just a Few Hours Old and Already F... [Published MSF-USA - Sep 04 2014]
South Sudan: MSF Treats 3,300 Cases of Cholera,... [Published MSF-USA - Sep 04 2014]
FRONTLINE Investigates the Ebola Outbreak [Published MSF-USA - Sep 03 2014]
Briefing on Ebola Outbreak in West Africa, Sept... [Published MSF-USA - Sep 03 2014]
Ebola: "Fighting a Forest Fire With Spray Bottles" [Published MSF-USA - Sep 03 2014]
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