Doctors Without Borders/MSF USA Weekly Digest

A visual journey through MSF's programs in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), a letter to President Obama expresses concerns about dangerous provisions in the TPP, Syria enters its fifth year of conflict, and an MSF doctor blogs from South Sudan.


  1. MSF provides more emergency medical care in DRC than in any other country in the world. These photos present daily life for MSF patients and staff.
  2. Provisions under negotiation in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) threaten to restrict access to affordable medicines and much-needed innovation for millions of people worldwide.
  3. As Syria enters its fifth year of conflict, the war continues to be defined by brutal violence that does not distinguish between civilians and combatants.
  4. “He was skin and bone when he arrived,” Clement commented, scanning the chart. “Now his is normal weight. He will go home soon when he's finished the first two months of intensive tuberculosis treatment.”