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Groups call on Bahrain to stop hospital crackdown

Three non-governmental groups said Bahrain must halt human rights violations and a crackdown on hospitals where doctors and patients suspected of having joined pro-democracy protests were being arrested. Full story

Ivory Coast crisis keeping ill from medical help

Kneeling family members bent in prayer over two little bodies wrapped in sheets on the grass in the hospital grounds. Then two women among them released heart-rending wails. Full story

Global switch needed on severe malaria drug: MSF

Up to 200,000 deaths from severe malaria could be averted each year if malarial countries were to switch to a more expensive but more effective drug, the medical charity Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said Tuesday. Full story

West Libya city overwhelmed by casualties: MSF

Doctors in the besieged Libyan city of Misrata have released patients early to deal with new wounded from fighting because of capacity problems, a Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) doctor said on Friday. Full story

Ivory Coast's Abidjan risks health disaster: MSF

The battle for Ivory Coast's main city Abidjan is pushing its four million residents ever closer to a health disaster, relief agency Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders) said on Sunday. Full story

Fear stalks Bahrain hospitals: medical charity

Hospitals in Bahrain, where the government has cracked down on protests and imposed martial law, have become places to be feared where wounds can identify people for arrest, a medical charity said Thursday. Full story

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Video

  Bringing medical care to quake victims

Jan. 14: Greg Elder, head of Haitian operations for Doctors Without Borders, talks with msnbc's Tamron Hall about the desperate conditions inside Haiti.

  Assessing the needs in Haiti

Jan. 13: Sophie Delaunay, executive director of Doctors Without Borders describes the nature of the needs of the victims of the 7.0 earthquake in Haiti.

  Doctors Without Borders works without meds

Jan. 13: A Doctors Without Borders official said Wednesday that Haiti's few hospitals have all collapsed or been abandoned, making it impossible to treat the many thousands of wounded earthquake victims. NBC's Robert Bazell reports.

  Developing story

May 22: Doctors Without Borders’ Juliette Fournot and illustrator Emmanuel Guibert join Rachel Maddow to talk about their new book, “The Photographers.”

  Protests underway in Sudan

March 12: Demonstrators are taking to the streets in support of Sudan's president, as officials confirm the kidnapping of three aid workers from Doctors without Borders. Msnbc.com's Keva Andersen reports.

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Employees of Medecins sans Frontieres (Doctors without Borders, MSF) carry a sick child on April 6, 2011 at a UNHCR camp for displaced people in Duekoue, some 400 km west of Abidjan. The United Nations and international Red Cross called for urgent access to conflict victims in Ivory Coast's embattle

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Employees working for Medecins sans Frontieres (Doctors without Borders, MSF) carry a sick child on April 6, 2011 at a UNHCR camp for displaced people in Duekoue, some 400 km west of Abidjan. The United Nations and international Red Cross called for urgent access to conflict victims in Ivory Coast's

Medical staff from Doctors without Borders treat a Libyan national injured in the conflict on board a boat in Misrata
Medical staff from Doctors without Borders treat a Libyan national injured in the conflict on board a boat in Misrata

In this handout picture from Medecins Sans Frontieres/Doctors Without Borders, medical staff from the organisation treat a Libyan national injured in the conflict on board a boat in Misrata on April 3, 2011. Moamer Kadhafi and his sons appeared to be looking for a way out of the conflict in Libya,

In this handout picture from Medecins Sa
In this handout picture from Medecins Sa

In this handout picture from Medecins Sans Frontieres/Doctors Without Borders, medical staff from the organisation treat a Libyan national injured in the conflict on board a boat in Misrata on April 3, 2011. Moamer Kadhafi and his sons appeared to be looking for a way out of the conflict in Libya,