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.
In an increasingly polarised world, the battlelines are all too obvious — and hardening. The rise of Trump, Orban, Putin, Ergodan and the Brexiteers’ coup bewilders those who cling to the belief that post-WWII liberal values still have transformative, positive possibilities.
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.
International groups representing doctors and patients have launched a fresh challenge to the patent on Gilead Sciences’ hepatitis C drug Sofosbuvir at the European Patent Office in order to increase access to the treatment.
One of the special DB10 Bond cars built for the Spectre film by Aston Martin will be sold at auction for charity. The sale, in aid of Medecins Sans Frontieres, will take place on February 18 and is expected to raise around £1 million (€1.3 million).
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.
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.
A new sea rescue operation is to be launched in May to try to reduce the number of refugees, migrants and asylum seekers killed making the treacherous crossing from Africa to Europe, medical charity Medecins sans Frontieres and the Migrant Offshore Aid Station said on Thursday.
Recent days have seen a significant increase in the global response to the Ebola crisis: China and Cuba are sending doctors, the World Bank approved a $105-million grant, and the United States pledged 3,000 troops and training for hundreds of health care workers.