MSF/Médecins Sans Frontières [to 12 July 2014]

MSF/Médecins Sans Frontières [to 12 July 2014]

Trans-Pacific Trade Partners Must Stand Against Higher Medicine Prices and Take Harmful Provisions off the Negotiating Table
July 07, 2014
Ottawa/New York—As Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiators convene in Ottawa for another secret round of trade talks, it is time for the US to take harmful provisions that would raise medicine prices for 800 million people across the Pacific Rim region out of the draft trade agreement, said international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF).

Press release
Central America: Migrants Victimized at Home and During Journey
July 02, 2014
NEW YORK/MEXICO CITY—Central American migrants in Mexico are reporting extremely high levels of violence during their journey north, and are listing the dire security situation in their countries as the impetus for leaving home, according to patient survey results released today by the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF).

Press release
South Sudan: Pervasive Violence Against Health Care
July 01, 2014
NEW YORK/JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN—Violence in hospitals and the destruction of medical facilities are denying medical services to many of South Sudan’s most vulnerable people, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said in a report released today.

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MSF International @MSF • 13h
3/3 #Gaza: #MSF did an emergency donation (antibiotics, gloves, pain killers, infusions, etc.) to Nasser Hospital

MSF International @MSF • 13h
2/3 #Gaza: “hospitals coping with wounded, but crisis is worsening an already precarious health situation” – N. Palarus, MSF coordinator

MSF International @MSF • 13h
1/3 #Gaza: MSF was able to go to Al-Shifa Hospital, in Gaza city, and to Nasser hospital in Khan Younis, southern Gaza Strip

MSF International @MSF • 13h
#Gaza: “due to the lack of fuel, only 50% of ambulances run. Population and hospitals are under siege” – N. Palarus, #MSF coordinator

MSF International @MSF • Jul 3
Many Central American migrants treated by #MSF in #Mexico suffered violence on their journey http://bit.ly/1vAJMu2