Global efforts to slow down the coronavirus are inadvertently accelerating the spread of other diseases
As poor countries around the world struggle to beat back the coronavirus, they are unintentionally contributing to fresh explosions of illness and death from other diseases — ones that are readily prevented by vaccines
Health groups urges govt to rescind Gilead's patents for COVID-19 drug remdesivir; say move to ensure fair distribution
The aid group Doctors Without Borders has also opposed Gilead’s patents on remdesivir, saying such licensing pacts are “not acceptable” amid a global health emergency.
Coronavirus Outbreak: From Syria to Bangladesh, cramped living conditions, inadequate health and testing facilities stoke fears in refugee camps
Western countries, which may contain their own coronavirus outbreaks, will have to reckon with the fact that if the virus finds refuge among the world's most vulnerable, it could return anytime.
International human rights bodies urge Australia to impose sanctions, end military ties with Myanmar over Rohingya genocide
The four organisations urged Australia to support the international call to refer the Rohingya case to the International Criminal Court.
Over 100 migrants drowned off Libya's coast in early September, says Doctors Without Borders report; survivors suffer fuel burns
More than 100 migrants, including at least 20 children, died when two boats sank off the coast of Libya earlier this month, according to Doctors without Borders (MSF), citing survivors.
In Bangladesh, Rohingya refugees mark first anniversary of 'ethnic cleansing' in Myanmar's Rakhine with songs, prayers
Rohingya refugees on Saturday marked the anniversary of a deadly military crackdown in their Myanmar homeland that drove 700,000 of the persecuted minority into Bangladesh, stateless and confronting a grim future.
Doctors Without Borders workers accused of 'prostitutes in exchange for medicines in Africa' remarks
Médecins Sans Frontières or Doctors Without Borders workers are accused of asking for sexual favours from prostitutes in Africa, in exchange for medicines
Sea convoy with migrants rescued from Mediterranean Sea reaches Spain as migration debate hots up in Europe
An aid group's ship and two Italian military vessels docked Sunday at the Spanish port of Valencia, ending a weeklong ordeal for hundreds of people who were rescued from the Mediterranean Sea only to become pawns in a European political fight over migration
Saudi-led coalition forces seize control of Hodeida international airport to retake city from Iran-backed Houthi rebels
Saudi-led coalition forces have captured the international airport of Hodeida, a city that was the gateway for food crops in the starving nation, to retake it from Houthi rebels
Myanmar is continuing its "ethnic cleansing" of the Rohingya with a "campaign of terror and forced starvation" in Rakhine state, a UN human rights envoy said.
Doctors Without Borders fired 19 employees in 2017 for harassment as foreign aid industry scandal deepens
A scandal over sexual abuse in the foreign aid industry spread, as Doctors Without Borders revealed it had fired 19 staff members in 2017 for harassment or abuse.
Myanmar denies reports of mass Rohingya graves in Rakhine state, says 'terrorists' buried in the area
Myanmar on Saturday denied that there were five mass graves of Rohingya Muslims in a village in crisis-hit Rakhine state
Rohingya refugee crisis: Myanmar's army says it is investigating mass grave found in northern Rakhine
Myanmar's army says it is investigating a mass grave found in a village in northern Rakhine state, a region where the UN has accused troops of committing atrocities against Rohingya Muslims
6,700 Rohingya, including 730 children, killed in Myanmar's Rakhine state in one month, reveals MSF report
Global humanitarian NGO Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said that at least 6,700 Rohingya were killed after violence broke out in Myanmar's Rakhine State
Rohingya women face 'sweeping and methodical' assault by Myanmar forces; Why India can't afford to turn a blind eye
The hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims who have been fleeing from the country of Myanmar because of atrocities and discrimination have been in the media spotlight since late August. The UN has called it “the world’s fastest growing refugee crisis,” and, “the most persecuted minority on earth.”
Only nine of 194 countries which pledged last year to eradicate hepatitis by 2030 are working towards that goal,
At least 28 civilians were killed in air strikes on northwestern Syria where a safe zone has been overshadowed by a bombing campaign against jihadists
The United Nations will need $200 million over the next six months to face the "catastrophic" influx of more than 4,20,000 Rohingya refugees to Bangladesh, a top United Nations official said on Friday.
An international medical aid group has called on Libyan authorities to end arbitrary detention of refugees, migrants and asylum seekers.
The German aid group Sea Eye on Sunday said it was suspending its migrant rescue operations in the Mediterranean, citing security concerns after Libya barred foreign vessels from a stretch of water off its coast.