Tue, 07 Apr, 2020
As Covid-19 cases continue to escalate across Europe, international medical charity Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has issued a statement urging EU member states to demonstrate solidarity beyond national borders.
Mon, 16 Mar, 2020
The lives of asylum seekers are being put in danger in Tamaulipas state by the US government’s Migration Protection Protocol (MPP) and Mexico’s government lack of humanitarian assistance, the international medical organisation has warned.
Mon, 09 Sep, 2019
Pregnant women who experience complications in childbirth and sick children are unable to reach medical care in Yemen in a safe and timely manner according to a report by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF).
Wed, 24 Apr, 2019
While Donald Trump declared state of emergency on the US border with Mexico in order to gain funds for building a border wall to prevent migration into the States, a lesser known fact is the health problems Central Americans face when they are deported back.
Sat, 20 Apr, 2019
Medical aid agency MSF (Médecins Sans Frontières, or Doctors Without Borders) said thousands of Iraqi civilians fleeing the besieged city of Fallujah have been without access to medicine for months and are fleeing to areas without adequate water and sanitation, raising the likelihood of epidemics such as cholera.
Wed, 15 Jun, 2016
The Naval Service is edging close to rescuing 9,000 migrants after the latest mission by the crew of LÉ Róisín resulted in a further 395 people being picked up in the Mediterranean Sea, including 15 children.
Tue, 24 May, 2016
Doctors Without Borders said it took the wrenching decision not to formally inform Syria’s government or its Russian allies about the location of some medical facilities such as the one hit by a deadly airstrike this week.
Fri, 19 Feb, 2016
Medical aid group Medecins Sans Frontieres denied that Taliban fighters were firing from its hospital at Afghan and NATO forces before a suspected US air strike killed at least 19 people in a battle to oust the Islamist insurgents from an Afghan city.
Mon, 05 Oct, 2015
Living in Yemen is like being trapped in a complex, faulty, Rubik’s Cube. Every day you face puzzles that may have no right answers. A move in any direction can lead to blindly exploding shells, airstrikes or stray bullets.
Fri, 24 Jul, 2015
Karen Buckley’s family face an agonising wait before they can bring her body home for burial; Médecins Sans Frontières is launching a search-and-rescue operation for Italian migrants; and Leinster scuppered by Toulon.
Mon, 20 Apr, 2015