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'Human Error' To Blame For Doctors Without Borders Hospital Bombing In Afghanistan

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 11.25.2015 | World

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Doctors Without Borders Staff Shot While Fleeing Kunduz Hospital, Report Finds

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 11.06.2015 | World

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Doctors Without Borders Hospital In Yemen Hit By Airstrikes

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 10.27.2015 | World

WASHINGTON -- A Doctors Without Borders hospital in Saada, Yemen, was hit by multiple airstrikes overnight, the group announced Tuesday morning. The ...

7 Volunteers Whose Lives Were Changed By Refugees

HuffPost Greece | Eline Gordts | Posted 10.27.2015 | World

ATHENS  -- Nearly 540,000 refugees and migrants have arrived on the Greek islands since the beginning of the year, according to the Int...

House Democrats Call For Independent Investigation Into Kunduz Hospital Bombing

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 10.23.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- There is growing momentum among House Democrats pushing for an independent investigation into the U.S. bombing of a Doctors Without Bor...

Even War Has Rules

Raymond C. Offenheiser | Posted 10.22.2015 | Impact
Raymond C. Offenheiser

In many of today's armed conflicts airstrikes are increasingly being used, and when civilians are killed, there is an absence of accountability.

Witnesses' Recollection Of Kunduz Hospital Attack Contradicts Official Statements

The Guardian | Annum Masroor | Posted 10.21.2015 | World

Doctors at the Kunduz hospital were meant to be catching up on their sleep in an underground bunker, but after five days of raging battles the wards ...

The U.S. Investigation Into The Kunduz Hospital Bombing Is Off To A Rough Start

The Huffington Post | Akbar_Ahmed | Posted 10.16.2015 | World

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Kunduz Hospital Was Raided By Afghan Special Forces Just Three Months Before U.S. Bombing

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grim | Posted 10.07.2015 | World

Afghan special forces raided the Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz less than three months before a U.S. bombing killed 22 staff members and p...

Doctors Without Borders Enraged Over 'Deliberate' Kunduz Hospital Bombing

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 10.07.2015 | World

A top U.S. commander said Tuesday that the bombing of a Doctors Without Borders hospital in northern Afghanistan was accidental -- but the h...

Saturday's Bombing Not The First Time Kunduz Suffered A Huge Strike

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 10.05.2015 | World

On Sept. 4, 2009, about 100 residents of Kunduz, Afghanistan, were killed, in a similar horror to Saturday's hour-long bombing on a Doctors ...

John McCain Blames Hospital Bombing Partly On U.S. Withdrawal From Afghanistan

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 10.04.2015 | Politics

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Doctors Without Borders Demands Investigation Of Afghan Hospital Airstrike

Reuters | Adam Goldberg | Posted 10.05.2015 | World

KABUL, Oct 4 (Reuters) - Medical aid group Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) on Sunday demanded an independent international inquiry into a sus...

At Least 19 Killed After Airstrike Hits Afghan Hospital

Reuters | Mehreen Kasana | Posted 10.07.2015 | World

KABUL, Oct 3 (Reuters) - An air strike, probably carried out by U.S.-led coalition forces, killed 19 staff and patients on Saturday, includi...

Video Shows Harrowing Rescue Amid Deadly Migrant Boat Tragedy

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 08.06.2015 | World

The humanitarian agency Doctors Without Borders has released footage of harrowing scenes on the Mediterranean Sea showing the group trying to save hu...

Ebola Is Not Over and It's Proving Hard to Beat

Christos Stylianides | Posted 07.10.2015 | Politics
Christos Stylianides

Today in New York the world is coming together to pledge resources for the recovery of Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia. And this is support they need urgently. But it will also be an occasion to sound the alarm bell that the emergency response to the epidemic must not wane now.

The End of Ebola? Lessons at the Epidemic's One Year Anniversary

Robert Klitzman, M.D. | Posted 05.30.2015 | World
Robert Klitzman, M.D.

Going forward, we need to be better prepared for further outbreaks of this and other infectious agents. Maybe someday in the future, Ebola will be sealed and contained in a building. But in the modern age, even such containment is only temporary.

Bombing Civilian Hospitals: A Khartoum 'Tradition'

Eric Reeves | Posted 03.25.2015 | World
Eric Reeves

If we want moral clarity in understanding the Khartoum -- as opposed to the political "complexities" adduced whenever the regime is the subject -- then let us look to Frandala. This deliberate bombing attack on an MSF hospital, by an advanced military jet aircraft, is the very face of the Khartoum regime.

What You Are Not Hearing About Ebola

Vivian Norris | Posted 01.05.2015 | Healthy Living
Vivian Norris

At least 30 experts were unable to attend the American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Conference in New Orleans these past few days, as the ...

Zach Carter

Obama Has Been Fighting Doctors Without Borders For Years | Zach Carter | Posted 10.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- It's a little unusual to see the Obama administration singing the praises of Doctors Without Borders, the Nobel Peace Prize-winning nonp...

Why We Must Raise Money for Ebola Now

Jennifer Kamara | Posted 12.21.2014 | Impact
Jennifer Kamara

For me, what is so ruthless about Ebola in particular, is the way it forces victims to anticipate death, be ostracized and feared and remain void of human touch and personal connection. My test results came back negative for Ebola. I had never been happier to have Malaria.

Ebola Outbreak -- The Heroic Response From Medical NGOs (PHOTOS)

Louis Belanger | Posted 12.06.2014 | Impact
Louis Belanger

Yet, despite immense challenges, hundreds of local health care workers and non-governmental organizations are working in field hospitals, Ebola treatment units and training facilities, as well as organizing education and awareness programs.

The Fight Against Ebola Is a Fight Against Inequality

Jim Yong Kim | Posted 12.06.2014 | World
Jim Yong Kim

The knowledge and infrastructure to treat the sick and contain the virus exists in high- and middle-income counties. So now thousands of people in these countries are dying because, in the lottery of birth, they were born in the wrong place.

French Aid Worker Contracts Ebola In Liberia

Posted 09.18.2014 | World

PARIS, Sept 17 (Reuters) - A French volunteer working for Medecins Sans Frontieres in Liberia has contracted the Ebola virus, the medical charity said...

MSF Official: Constant Wave Of Casualties Strains Gaza's Fragile Health System

The Huffington Post | Charlotte Alfred | Posted 08.03.2014 | World

More than three weeks of conflict between Israeli forces and militants in Gaza have left over 1,700 Palestinians and more than 60 Israelis dead, while...