Political Standoff in the Mediterranean Puts Vulnerable People at Risk
Over 600 people will  spend four more days at sea after Italy refused to allow them to disembark in a port of safety. Language English (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - June 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jess Brown Source Type: news

Political Standoff in the Mediterranean Puts Vulnerable People at Risk
Press releasePolitical Standoff in the Mediterranean Puts Vulnerable People at RiskJune 12, 2018AMSTERDAM/NEW YORK, JUNE 12, 2018 —Hundreds of people rescued from boats in distress in the central Mediterranean will spend four more days at sea following a political standoff in which Italy refused to allow them to disembark in a port of safety. They include small children, unaccompanied minors, pregnant women, and urgent medical cases. (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - June 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jess Brown Source Type: news

Foreign Policy Podcast: Rohingyas were Shot, Hacked with Machetes, and Then They Made for the Border
In the NewsForeign Policy Podcast: Rohingyas were Shot, Hacked with Machetes, and Then They Made for the BorderJune 12, 2018Pavlo Kolovos, the head of mission for  Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in Bangladesh, shares a first-hand account of his experience working with Rohingya refugees before, during, and after the mass influx into Cox's Bazar last fall. View External Media.   (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - June 12, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Press Intern Source Type: news

US asylum restrictions a death sentence for Central Americans fleeing violence
Attorney General says domestic abuse or gang violence will no longer be considered legal grounds for asylum.Language English (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Kavita Menon Source Type: news

New Asylum Restrictions a Death Sentence for Central Americans Fleeing Violence
Press releaseNew Asylum Restrictions a Death Sentence for Central Americans Fleeing ViolenceJune 11, 2018The United States Attorney General announced today that domestic abuse or gang violence will no longer be considered legal grounds for asylum in the US, a decision that will endanger thousands of people attempting to seek safety from one of the most violent regions in the world. (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jess Brown Source Type: news

Yemen: Airstrike hits MSF cholera treatment center in Abs
This attack by the Saudi- and Emirati-led coalition shows complete disrespect for medical facilities and patients. Health centers are #NotATarget.   Language English (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Kavita Menon Source Type: news

Yemen: Airstrike hits MSF cholera treatment center in Abs
Press releaseYemen: Airstrike hits MSF cholera treatment center in AbsJune 11, 2018A newly constructed cholera treatment center run by the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/M édecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in Abs,Yemen, was hit by an airstrike Monday at approximately 5:40 am. (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Brienne Prusak Source Type: news

Yemen: Airstrike Hits Doctors Without Borders Cholera Treatment Center in Abs
Press releaseYemen: Airstrike Hits Doctors Without Borders Cholera Treatment Center in AbsJune 11, 2018A newly constructed cholera treatment center run by the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/M édecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in Abs,Yemen, was hit by an airstrike Monday at approximately 5:40 am. (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - June 11, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Brienne Prusak Source Type: news

Travel Assistant
DepartmentThe Program Department at MSF-USA consists of several units including advocacy, diplomacy, and research arms of both MSF-USA and the international offices of MSF. Units served by the Program Department include the Humanitarian Representation Team (HRT), Access Campaign, Medical Unit, Epicentre, Medical and Operational Research Unit and eHealth Unit. The administrative support staff of the Program Department is responsible for arranging meetings, providing travel support, and coordinating finances, among other duties. Language English (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - June 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Rosanna Perri Source Type: news

Monsoon Rains Hit Rohingya Refugee Camps
VideoMonsoon Rains Hit Rohingya Refugee CampsJune 08, 2018Monsoon season has begun inBangladesh, and it's making life for the 620,000 Rohingya refugees in Kutupalong-Balukhali camp more dangerous. People are being relocated from flood- and landslide-prone areas to safer sites with inadequate services, including access to clean water. MSF is helping to provide this essential need. (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - June 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Melissa Pracht Source Type: news

Monsoon Rains Hit Rohingya Refugee Camps
VideoMonsoon Rains Hit Rohingya Refugee CampsJune 08, 2018Monsoon season has begun in Bangladesh, and it's making life for the 620,000 Rohingya refugees in Kutupalong-Balukhali camp more dangerous. People are being relocated from flood- and landslide-prone areas to safer sites with inadequate services, including access to clean water. MSF is helping to provide this essential need. (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - June 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Melissa Pracht Source Type: news

Syria: Caring for hundreds of thousands of displaced people in Idlib
Teams are expanding efforts to reach patients in overcrowded camps and remote areas.Language English (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - June 8, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Kavita Menon Source Type: news

Syria: Caring for hundreds of thousands of displaced people in Idlib
Field newsSyria: Caring for hundreds of thousands of displaced people in IdlibJune 07, 2018Over the last seven years, among the rolling hills and olive groves of Idlib province in northernSyria, tents seem to have sprouted from the ground to house hundreds of thousands of Syrians who have fled fighting elsewhere. (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - June 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Elias Primoff Source Type: news

Fighting Ebola in DRC: "It ’s a Race Against Time"
Field newsFighting Ebola in DRC:"It ’s a Race Against Time"June 07, 2018Paul Jawor, a Doctors Without Borders/M édecins Sans Frontières (MSF) water and sanitation expert, has just returned from Equateur province in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), where MSF is responding to an Ebola outbreak, alongside the Congolese Ministry of Health (MoH) and other organizations. Paul was working in and around the remote village of Iboko, where 23 cases of Ebola have been confirmed. Here, he explains the challenges MSF teams are facing on the frontline of the ongoing outbreak. (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - June 7, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jess Brown Source Type: news

Statement on our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
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Source: MSF News - June 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Kelly Smith-Holbourn Source Type: news

Why the new Global Gag Rule is more dangerous than ever
Midwife Catrin Schulte-Hillen explains how the lives of women around the world are threatened by this sweeping US policy.Language English (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - June 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Kavita Menon Source Type: news

WEBCAST: What's so scary about the Global Gag Rule?
Join us on June 6 for a discussion about the dangers of this sweeping US policy that affects the lives of women and children around the world.Language English (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - June 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Kavita Menon Source Type: news

Why the New Global Gag Rule Is More Dangerous Than Ever
June 06, 2018Join our live webcast on Wednesday, June 6, at 8pm  What's so scary about the Global Gag Rule? (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - June 6, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Kavita Menon Source Type: news

Facebook LIVE Recruitment Q & A for MIDWIVES
Facebook LIVE Recruitment Q&A for MIDWIVESJune 27, 2018On  Wednesday, June 27  all prospective  Nurse-Midwives / Certified Midwives are invited to join Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)  for a Facebook Live to learn more about how you can be a part of MSF's team of dedicated field workers. A Human Resources Officer will discuss requirements and the recruitment process, an experienced MSF Midwife will t alk about life in the field, and participants will be able to ask questions. (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - June 4, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Douglas Mercer Source Type: news

Gaza Report: Treating the influx of wounded
VideoGaza Report: Treating the influx of woundedJune 01, 2018The Israeli army has used disproportionate force against Palestinian protesters inGaza. Since mass demonstrations began on March 30, 128 people have been killed and 3,664 people have been wounded by live ammunition fired by Israeli forces, according to United Nations authorities. (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - June 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Melissa Pracht Source Type: news

In Gaza, Treating Thousands of People with Gunshot Wounds
VideoIn Gaza, Treating Thousands of People with Gunshot WoundsJune 01, 2018Thousands of people in Gaza have been injured by bullets since demonstrations at the border with Israel began on March 30, 2018. Doctors Without Borders/M édecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has received almost a third of those injured at its four clinics in Gaza. (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - June 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Melissa Pracht Source Type: news

Bangladesh: Rohingya refugees prepare for monsoon rains
MSF teams are treating people injured by landslides and responding to the evolving emergency. Language English (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - June 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Jessie Pascoe Source Type: news

Recruitment Information Session - Queens, NY
July 25, 2018All 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 and the recruitment process and a Doctors Without Borders aid worker from the local area will share their stories of life in the field.SPACE IS LIMITED. PLEASE REGISTER.Location: Sunnyside Community ServicesSunnyside  (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - June 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Douglas Mercer Source Type: news

South Africa Takes Landmark Step to Ensure More People Have Access to Lifesaving Medicines
Press releaseSouth Africa Takes Landmark Step to Ensure More People Have Access to Lifesaving MedicinesJune 01, 2018The government of South Africa released its new intellectual property policy this week, proposing important amendments to the country ’s flawed patent law which will help ensure improved access to affordable generic medicines, said the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/ Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Friday. (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - June 1, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Brienne Prusak Source Type: news

South Sudan: Violence against civilians forces thousands to flee
MSF mobile clinics are providing basic medical care and have treated 41 survivors of sexual violence in the past month alone.Language English (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - May 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Elias Primoff Source Type: news

South Sudan: Violence against civilians forces thousands to flee in Leer and Mayendit counties
Press releaseSouth Sudan: Violence against civilians forces thousands to flee in Leer and Mayendit countiesMay 31, 2018JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN/NEW YORK —Thousands of people are fleeing for their lives amid a sharp escalation in fighting and attacks on civilians in the Leer and Mayendit counties ofSouth Sudan over the past month, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/M édecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said today, calling on all armed actors to stop the violence against the local population. (Source: MSF News)
Source: MSF News - May 31, 2018 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Authors: Tim Shenk Source Type: news