A new report has called on the U.S., Mexico and Canada to increase their formal resettlement and family reunification quotas for refugees fleeing “extreme violence” in Central America.
Doctors Without Borders (MSF)
Health workers and facilities were under attack in conflicts in at least 23 countries in 2016, and the perpetrators are getting away with it, according to a new report from the Safeguarding Health in Conflict Coalition.
A pair of airstrikes hit near a hospital in the Syrian city of Idlib, damaging the facility, Save the Children officials said. There were no fatalities at the hospital from the attack – the twelfth attack on a health facility in April.
The one-year-old deal between the European Union and Turkey to prevent migrants and refugees from reaching Greece is having a “devastating human consequence,” according to Doctors Without Borders (MSF).
A biopharmaceutical company has permission from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to fast-track the approval process for benznidazole, a drug used to treat Chagas disease, raising concern that the drug would become even more inaccessible for vulnerable populations across Latin America.
The controversial Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis has started work to expand health-care access in low-income countries through its nonprofit Novartis Foundation. The expansion into a role that builds health systems is stirring all kinds of questions.
Health workers are using a new technology in Bolivia to better track the location and eradication efforts of the Chagas disease.
Nearly a decade ago, Bill and Melinda Gates stunned, and in some quarters irritated, the global health community by calling for the eradication of malaria, one of the world’s biggest killers. But last week, preliminary findings from a huge project under way in a section of central Africa known as the Sahel show a bold new strategy that might just nudge malaria eradication a bit closer toward reality.
The 48-hour cease-fire in Yemen ended today with both sides arguing that the other continued to fight over the period declared unilaterally by the Saudi-led coalition that backs the Yemeni government.
ATHENS — Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has decried the high cost humanitarian organizations pay for vaccines – up to 20…