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25 Jul 2018 description


In a complex and fast-changing world, we remain focused and resolute in pursuit of our goal – to provide the most appropriate, effective medicine in the harshest of environments. As well as responding to vital needs, our aid is born of a desire to show solidarity with people who are suffering, whether as a result of conflict, neglect or disease.

07 Nov 2017 description

The flight of the Rohingya has caught the world’s attention. Since 25 August, more than half a million men, women and children fled from one country to another in search of safety and respite.
The conditions of those now living in Bangladesh, having crossed from Myanmar, are dire. Many have arrived with just the clothes they happened to be wearing; they arrive scarred, wounded, traumatised.

23 Dec 2014 description

Join us on a journey through the nutrition programme that Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) runs in the towns of Dera Murad Jamali, Dera Allah Yar and Usta Muhammad trying to alleviate malnutrition.

08 Dec 2014 description

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) treats nearly 10,000 malnourished children each year in the town of Dera Murad Jamali and surroundings, in the southwestern Pakistani province of Balochistan. Levels of malnutrition in this part of Balochistan are among the highest in the country. Here, patients, caretakers, and doctors tell us reasons why.

Ahmed Lahi Day

Farmer, 65, from Tipul Shah. Above, he waits with relatives outside District Headquarters (DHQ) Hospital in Dera Murad Jamali for his grandson to be discharged.

13 Oct 2011 description

While young victims of war and famine are able to access latest lifesaving, nutritious foods, millions more malnourished children still receive poor quality food aid

26 Jan 2010 description

Local authorities must find adequate resources to accommodate this vulnerable population.

MSF and podcasts: Islamabad, 26 - The international medical organization Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is deeply shocked by the forced evacuation of about 7,000 displaced people from Munda (Lower Dir, North West Frontier Province). Yesterday, January 25, our teams based in Munda learned that armed military personnel were forcibly evacuating families from the Munda camp for displaced people and the market building, …

07 May 2009 description

Civilians trapped in crossfire with little chance to get food, water or medical care

MSF and podcasts: Islamabad/Brussels - Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) has had to halt its emergency medical care in the Swat region of Pakistan and reduce activities in other areas affected by the current warfare. The international humanitarian organisation was the only one supporting the hospital in Mingora and providing ambulance services in Swat.

26 Jan 2009 description

In April 2008, when riots in many places brought into sharp relief the impact soaring food prices had on disadvantaged communities around the world, UN Secretary- General Ban Ki-moon established a Task Force on the Global Food Security Crisis composed of the heads of the United Nations specialised agencies, funds and programmes, International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank (WB).1 In July 2008, this Task Force released an Action Plan, the Comprehensive Framework for Action.