Geneva organizations appeal for Haiti aid

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Several Geneva-based organizations are appealing for funds to help Haiti

MSF staff abducted in Somalia freed

Geneva, Switzerland and Brussels, Belgium (GenevaLunch) – A Belgian doctor and Dutch medical worker who were abducted in Somalia 19 April were released 28 April, announced Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), for whom the two work.

African meningitis vaccination campaign underway

Médecins Sans Frontières has begun a campaign to vaccinate 500,000 people in Nigeria against meningitis, part of a major campaign to fight an outbreak of the dangerous infectious disease in Nigeria, Niger and Chad that has killed hundreds of people since 2008.

Darfur: ransom demand for 3 Medecins Sans Frontieres workers

THe BBC reports that kidnappers are demanding a ransom for the three Belgian aid workers from Médecins Sans Frontières who were taken Wednesday. Two local workers kidnapped at the same time were set free. Meanwhile, the 13 aid agencies that have been forced out of the country in recent days by the government, following the […]