"If you take all the politics out of it, it’s ultimately about reaching someone who’s in distress, giving them a blanket and a hot cup of tea, and saying: 'Chill out - we’ll look after you now.'”

Video Diary: My year on the Mediterranean

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"MSF is one of the biggest non-government providers of TB care in the world and we refuse to wait years or even decades for new treatment, while thousands of our patients continue to suffer long, toxic and failing treatments," Dr Bern-Thomas Nyang’wa, MSF TB specialist and Chief Investigator on the trial.

Pioneering new MSF-run clinical trial for drug-resistant TB treatment starts

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"The victims of this horrifying event deserve a transparent account of what happened and the circumstances in which this attack took place. Many of the survivors will need long-term care and support for the future." Bruno Jochum, MSF General Director.

Nigeria: Death toll rising after Rann attack

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People are freezing in Belgrade. Our teams have provided some space heaters and emergency tents for refugees and migrants to sleep in as a desperate measure, but we continue to advocate for long term solutions for the thousands stranded in the country. [ Bit.ly Link ]
"The first bomb fell at 12.30pm and landed just a few metres away from the Red Cross office. The plane circled back around and it dropped a second bomb five minutes later."

Nigeria attack: "What I saw in Rann was indescribable"

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"As a #Logistician, I keep all the equipment and structures on board in good working condition. This includes the shelter structures, toilets, showers and plumbing, drinking water filters, radios, computers and medical equipment"

#NewZealander Shaun Cornelius has recently returned from his third placement, on the MV Aquarius, a search and rescue ship in the Mediterranean.

Mediterranean: Part 3 – “I am always looking for ways to improve the facilities we have on board, which involves coming up with proposals and designs.” | Médecins Sans Frontières Australia

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How to stop the rising tide of death in the Mediterranean

How to stop the rising tide of death in the Mediterranean

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"Supermarkets at home baffle you. And the very sight of a whole aisle of 59 different types of breakfast cereal has been known to induce tears."

23 tell-tale signs you've worked with MSF (or will do someday)

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At least 120 people were wounded and 52 killed following today’s bombing by the Nigerian Army in an internally displaced persons camp in Rann, Nigeria. Our medical teams are currently providing first aid to 120 wounded patients in our facility in Rann. We are urgently calling on all parties to ensure the facilitation of medical evacuations by air or road for survivors who are in need of...
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At least 120 people were wounded and 52 killed following today’s bombing by the Nigerian Army in an internally displaced person's camp in Rann, Nigeria.

Nigeria: MSF strongly condemns the aerial bombing of a displaced camp in Rann

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"This large-scale attack on vulnerable people who have already fled from extreme violence is shocking and unacceptable,” says Dr Jean-Clément Cabrol, MSF Director of Operations.

Nigeria: MSF strongly condemns the aerial bombing of a displaced camp in Rann

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Would you like to help run our Facebook page?

Job: MSF UK Social Media Officer

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"All my memories are in this village. It used to be such a beautiful place; people would come here to spend summer alongside the river. There was even a plan to build a tourist resort. Then the conflict started..."

Ukraine: "This conflict has torn families apart"

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An estimated half a billion people are currently infected with viral hepatitis across the world.

Hepatitis

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"Food distribution is a major task, it can take three hours to prepare and distribute even just a cup of tea and bread roll."

#NewZealander Shaun Cornelius works for Médecins Sans Frontières as a #Logistician. He has recently returned from his third placement, on the MV Aquarius, a search and rescue ship in the Mediterranean.

Mediterranean: Part 2 – “The actual rescue is only start of the process” | Médecins Sans Frontières Australia

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Voices from Ukraine: "It is here that I have built myself a life and raised our two sons with my husband. It used to be such a beautiful place...then the conflict started.

I hope that this violence will come to an end soon so we will be able to go back to our lives. Maybe it will help . . . tell people what is happening here."

Patient Stories From Eastern Ukraine: “Tell People What is Happening Here”

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From facial reconstructive surgery in Nigeria to dealing with the human cost of bomb blasts in Yemen, our surgical programmes can focus on a specific need, or be wide-ranging – reflecting the complexities of the places where we work.

Surgery

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"There have been seven cases of frostbite in Belgrade in the last 24 hours... I am certain that the number will be significantly higher by the end of the week."

European Refugee Crisis: Frozen out by Europe

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Reem*'s husband was a policeman in Mosul. He had to stop working when IS captured the town in July 2014. Regularly threatened, they lived in constant fear until they managed to escape last October. Find out more about our response in northern Iraq: [ Msf.me Link ]
"The people are cold, tired, disoriented and in shock. Many are soaked in gasoline which is burning their skin, and are intoxicated from the fumes"

#NewZealander Shaun Cornelius works for Médecins Sans Frontières as a #Logistician. He has recently returned from the MV Aquarius, a search and rescue ship in the Mediterranean.

Mediterranean: Part 1 – “It is a chaotic scene, with people screaming in the water and jumping out of the sinking boat.” | Médecins Sans Frontières Australia

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