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Op-Ed: Evidence contradicts official account of Afghan hospital attack

Kunduz - The official account of the October 3 bombing of a hospital in Kunduz by a U.S. gunship claims it was a mistake. Through a series of unlikely mishaps the hospital was attacked rather than a compound some distance away held by the Taliban.

Op-Ed: Second hospital in a month hit by Saudi-led bombing in Yemen

Taiz - A hospital being run by Doctors Without Borders — also known as Medecins Sans Frontieres(MSF) — in Taiz, Yemen was bombed, injuring at least nine people including two staff members.

Doctors Without Borders: U.S. strike targeted fleeing doctors

The international medical aid group Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) released an internal report on the deadly October 3 American bombing of its hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan.

Hungarian refugee camp — One step away from an epidemic

Health care workers have raised concerns over the spread of disease in a Hungarian refugee camp in the border town of Roszke, where thousands of asylum-seekers live in a state of limbo without water or sanitation.

World's supply of snakebite anti-venom will run out in 2016

London - In a statement issued Monday, the medical charity group, Doctors Without Borders warned that the world's remaining stockpiles of Fav-Afrique anti-venom, produced by Sanofi Pasteur will expire in June 2016.

UBC raising funds for Doctors without Borders fight against Ebola Special

Vancouver - On Black Friday, instead of shopping, students and teachers from the University of British Columbia's English Language Institute held a fair to raise funds for Doctors Without Borders fight against Ebola.

NYC Ebola case raises more questions on U.S. preparedness

The American people have once again had their "fear levels" put on high alert after Dr. Craig Spencer, a resident of NYC and a member of Doctors Without Borders, was admitted to Bellevue Hospital. He has been diagnosed with Ebola.

Norway’s Ebola victim to get world’s last dose of possible cure

A Norwegian health worker from Sierra Leone, who was diagnosed with Ebola Monday and flown to Oslo Tuesday, will be given the world’s last remaining dose of ZMAPP, a drug being tested as a possible cure for the deadly virus.

Ikea Foundations announces $6.2 million donation to fight Ebola

Answering the call for help in fighting the Ebola epidemic, the Ikea Foundation today announced that it is donating $6.2 million to Doctors without Borders (Medecin Sans Frontieres) to help in its fight against the disease.

VIDEO: Panicked residents chase man suspected of having Ebola

Monrovia - Growing fear and panic over the increasing number of Ebola deaths in Liberia led to a man wearing a medical bracelet being chased through the streets by those fearful he had "escaped quarantine".

Somali killings of two Doctors Without Borders staff members

Mogadishu - One week after the death of two World Food Program staff members and an aid worker, two staff members of Doctors Without Borders were killed in the capital of Somali. The government labels the killings as isolated incidents.

Doctors Without Borders report increased violence in Congo

Between January 19 and 21 Doctors Without Borders treated 53 women, men, and children who were raped in the South Kivu Province in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

Doctors Without Borders set up mock refugee camp in Toronto Special

Toronto - Every day 42 million people exist in one of the world's refugee camps. Doctors Without Borders set up refugee camps in Toronto's Christie Park this morning. The camp will be in place until May 30 and then move to Waterloo.

Op-Ed: Doctors Without Borders plane diverted for second time in Haiti

For the second day in a row a plane with Doctors Without Borders carrying much needed medical supplies to aid those in Haiti has been diverted to the Dominican Republic. These diversions mean multiple lives lost as trucks have to travel across the nation.

Guinea: Justice slow to come after soldiers go renegade

Guineans are coming forward with their stories of Sept. 28, the day the army brutalized protesters. Note: This story contains graphic content.

Doctors Without Borders Hostages Have Been Rescued

Three foreign workers for Doctors Without Borders are safe after two days of being hostages. The Italian Foreign Ministry has yet to talk to any of the hostages.

Five Doctors Without Borders Workers Kidnapped In Darfur

Five people from Doctor's Without Borders were kidnapped from the Darfur region of Sudan on Wednesday. The kidnapping comes a week after President al-Bashir expelled aid groups in response to the ICC's issuing of an arrest warrant.

One female every 26 seconds raped in South Africa

Only countries at war suffer as much sexual violence as South Africa, warns Doctors Without Borders (MSF) on Thursday, in a global report highlighting the problems of rape. "The figures we have are alarming," said Meinie Nicolai of MSF.

Sudan tells Doctors Without Borders to leave Darfur

The Government of Sudan has told Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) it must remove all international staff from a number of projects in West and South Darfur by Wednesday, March 4, 2009.

Doctors Without Borders Find World in Pain

Doctors Without Borders is an organization that brings relief to those with medical problems around the world. Many of them work long hours without pay under difficult conditions.

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Doctors Without Borders were in the city of Mogadishu  Somali  to provide emergency assistance to pe...
Doctors Without Borders were in the city of Mogadishu, Somali, to provide emergency assistance to people who had been displaced by war and hunger.