MSF responds to statements by the Emir of Gusauand and ANPP about Zamfara lead poisoning crisis; Reiterates call for immediate action by the government of Nigeria
9-5 | Médecins sans Frontières (MSF) is encouraged by the engagement of the Emir of Gusau on the critical lead poisoning situation in Zamfara, but notes with concern the confusion caused by a potential ban on gold ore processing.
7-11 | Fighting resumed in early July in the region of Rutshuru, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), after a brief lull. Rebels of the March 23, 2009 movement (M23) advanced towards the towns of Jomba Chengerero, Rwanguba and Bunagana until they took control of Rutshuru and Kiwanja on Sunday, July 8.
6-29 | Jordan: Syrian patients in Amman hospital Mali crisis: Desert refugees Nigeria : Lead poisoning Haiti: Severe burns unit Kenya : Victims of sexual violence Guinea : Cholera vaccination
6-21 | Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) expresses deep concern about the security of its surgical center in Aden after a group of armed men forcibly entered the hospital on Monday night (18th/19th June) and attempted to take away a patient, who was being treated in the emergency room.
6-15 | MSF Increases Treatment Capacity in Taï and Duékoué Following new attacks earlier last week near Taï, at the Liberian border, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has strengthened its treatment capacity in Taï and Duékoué hospitals in preparation for a possible influx of wounded patients. Health-care workers and a portion of the population have already fled the fighting in the area south of Taï, leaving critical gaps in access to medical care.