from Full Focus:

Frontlines of Ebola

August 21, 2014

Attempts to stop the spread of the worst outbreak of the disease in history.

from Expert Zone:

Need to rebalance RBI’s interest structure

October 23, 2013

(Any opinions expressed here are those of the author and not of Thomson Reuters)

In its mid-quarterly monetary policy review last month, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) made some hasty changes in the interest structure. The repo rate was raised possibly because of the rise in inflation and the marginal standing facility (MSF) rate was cut after the rupee recovered against the dollar. The interest structure is still lopsided with short rates exceeding long rates. This anomaly needs to be corrected.

from The Human Impact:

Mission head says MSF doctors need better access to Syria conflict

October 4, 2012

The growing number of refugees fleeing Syria's civil war into Iraq, Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey as the humanitarian situation worsens, is putting increasing pressure on aid agencies trying to provide assistance.

from The Human Impact:

Lack of funds threatens Syrian refugee medical care in Lebanon -MSF

September 11, 2012

Medical assistance is at risk for thousands of Syrians fleeing into Lebanon who are living in overcrowded conditions, suffering psychological distress and unable to afford medical care, according to a new survey from charity Medecins Sans Frontieres(MSF).

from The Human Impact:

New MSF emergency health clinic in Haiti an “advance”

April 10, 2012

Medical aid charity Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) has opened a new emergency health referral centre in Haiti, which will celebrate its official launch on Wednesday in conjunction with Haiti's health ministry.

from Africa News blog:

Bringing aid and being a target

By Reuters Staff
August 13, 2009

Posted by George Fominyen, AlertNet's humanitarian affairs correspondent for West and Central Africa, based in Dakar. He is also West Africa coordinator for Thomson Reuters Foundation's Emergency Information Service.