Many women and newborns die during childbirth or soon after. The causes in the women include severe haemorrhage and eclampsia; for the babies, infection and low birth weight.
Dr. Alan Gonzalez is from Mexico and joined MSF in 2009. Here he describes his experiences providing care to children suffering from pneumonia.
Idowy and her children were rescued on in the Mediterranean Sea by the MSF Bourbon Argos search and rescue vessel.
Policies underlying international development aid by traditional donors are predominantly driven by the classification of countries according to their gross national income per capita.
Following new attacks earlier this week near Taï, at the Liberian border, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has strengthened its treatment capacity in Taï and Duékoué hospitals in preparation for a possible influx of wounded patients
Medical teams from the international humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders (MSF) are treating survivors of ongoing violence in southwestern Ivory Coast.
Fighting has led to new displacements of people in the capital, Abidjan, and in the western region of the country.