Doctors Without Borders

Doctors Report Dozens of Attacks on Ebola Treatment Centers in Congo

Medical teams frequently complain about the dangerous conditions in the violent rural areas of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). An alarming report published by Doctors Without Borders on Thursday said the effort to contain the Ebola outbreak in the Congo is “failing” due to community distrust and factional violence, including over 30 attacks on Ebola treatment centers over the past seven months.

Ebola response in DR Congo 'failing' to contain outbreak: MSF

Doctors Without Borders Fires 19 Employees for Sexual Harassment and Abuse

International humanitarian group Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF), better known in the United States by the English version of its name “Doctors Without Borders,” issued a statement on Wednesday announcing that it received 146 complaints about sexual harassment and abuse against its staff in 2017. The group took action on 24 cases and fired 19 of its employees.

SIKAMINIAS, GREECE - OCTOBER 16: Recently arrived migrants line up for buses provided by the medical charity Doctors Without Borders after arriving from Turkey onto the island of Lesbos on October 16, 2015 in Sikaminias, Greece.