Latest Medecins Sans Frontieres Stories

2011-12-09 12:08:00

Normally used to spot where people live, satellite images of nighttime lights can help keep tabs on the diseases festering among them, too, according to new research.

2011-10-04 09:00:00

Over the past year, students at St. George's University in Grenada were able to raise over $68,000 for humanitarian projects through an event called Wii Olympics.

2011-09-04 07:00:00

Translators desperately needed to interpret medical instructions where language barrier is hampering aid efforts Waltham, MA (PRWEB) September 04, 2011

2011-08-03 18:00:00

MANAMA, Bahrain, Aug. 3, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Ministry of Health is disappointed by the serious allegations made yesterday in a press release issued by Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) with respect to the arrest of Mr. Saeed Mahdi.

2011-06-01 07:45:00

NORWALK, Conn., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Medica, a leading provider of highly-respected and valued content and services to health care professionals, today launched the '1-Click Movement for Millions' program (www.1C4M.com) supporting Doctors Without Borders (Medecins Sans Frontieres), an international medical relief organization that provides medical aid and assistance to those in need around the world. The '1-Click Movement for Millions' campaign is designed to spark widespread...

2011-05-23 15:36:00

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, May 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jumeirah Emirates Towers has hosted this year's Vertical Marathon to raise funds for Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF). The event saw 236 runners ascending Jumeirah Emirates Towers for the annual fundraising event, with participants raising a total of AED 177,000 for MSF.

Word of the Day
  • A morbid dread of being buried alive. Also spelled 'taphiphobia'.
The word 'taphephobia' comes from Greek roots meaning 'burial' and 'fear'.