MSF condemns Yemen hospital bombing

Doctors Without Borders’ (MSF) carte blanche to operate in Yemen may well be under threat, after yet another of the humanitarian aid organisation’s facilities in the war-torn gulf state was bombed on Sunday. The attack, which has been strongly condemned by the organisation, is the third such incident to hit[…]

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MSF hospital hit by rocket in Yemen

A hospital supported by the Doctors Without Borders (MSF) in Yemen has been hit by a rocket killing at least four people, the charity says. The incident on Sunday in the northern governorate of Saada near the Saudi Arabian border also left another 10 people injured, the group said. In[…]

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MSF hospital in Syria hit by barrel bombing

A hospital supported by Médecins Sans Frontières in Homs has been partially destroyed in a “double-tap” barrel bombing, a signature tactic of the Syrian air force. The strikes on the hospital in Zafarana, a besieged town in northern Homs, killed seven people including a young girl, MSF said in a[…]

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Gang meeting in Manenberg tonight

Members of the Manenberg Safety Forum (MSF) and concerned residents will be meeting gang leaders on Wednesday evening to salvage a shaky truce established between warring gangs. The Forum’s Rugshanda Pascoe says the community hopes to have gang leaders sign their declaration for peace, in an attempt to hold them[…]

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MSF to host ‘mini-imbizo’

The Manenberg Safety Forum (MSF) are looking to shakeup the ‘top-down’ approach, which they claim has had little benefit in addressing the issues that continue to plague the community. The forum will host a mini-imbizo on Monday 11th May, in which they will pose their plans going forward to several[…]

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MSF to launch clinical trials for Ebola virus

Accelerated clinical trials will be launched in West Africa to speed the search for a treatment for the deadly Ebola virus, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) have announced. The international humanitarian group said on Thursday it will host clinical trials starting next month in three Ebola treatment centers using experimental drugs[…]

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