The Americas

 
COCHABAMBA - C-19 Misinfo and HP 02
The Americas

Bolivia

MSF worked in Bolivia from 2019 to 2021, providing sexual reproductive healthcare and support in the fight against COVID-19. At the end of 2021 we handed over our activities to the Ministry of Health.

2,350

Consultations for contraceptive services

2,300

outpatient consultations

800

Births assisted
 
Health promotion and in-house check ups in Bahia, Brazil
The Americas

Brazil

Learn about MSF's activities in northern Brazil, where we are working to improve medical care for Venezuelan migrants and asylum seekers, as well as local communities.

5,070

outpatient consultations for COVID-19

590

patients admitted for COVID-19
 
The Americas

Chile

MSF worked in Chile following the earthquake that struck the country in February 2010.
 
Makeshift houses in El Divino Niño
The Americas

Colombia

As a result of the peace process, there has been in a decrease in the number of clashes between armed groups, but civilians continue to be caught up in violence as criminal organisations fight for control of territory.

16,700

outpatient consultations

8,090

consultations for contraceptive services

930

individual mental health consultations

830

cases of malaria treated

110

women received safe abortion care
 
The Americas

Cuba

MSF began work in Cuba in 1993 and left in 2000.
 
Ecuador Earthquake
The Americas

Ecuador

MSF first worked in Ecuador in 1996; after providing mental health support following two earthquakes in 2016, MSF teams supported the COVID-19 response in 2020.
 
Mesoamerican endemic Nephropathy (MeN) a humanitarian crisis in Guatemala
The Americas

Guatemala

MSF first worked in Guatemala in 1984 and closed our projects in 2012, before returning in 2020 to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.
 
Haiti earthquake - Jérémy
The Americas

Haiti

Political instability, an earthquake in August 2021, a fuel crisis and chronic violence have pushed the healthcare system in Haiti to its limits as needs are on the rise.

25,000

emergency room consultations

3,220

people treated for intentional physical violence

1,560

people treated for sexual violence
 
Medical activities in Honduras
The Americas

Honduras

Honduras has experienced years of political, economic and social instability, and has one of the highest rates of violence in the world. This has great medical, psychological and social consequences for people.

36,900

outpatient consultations

7,450

individual mental health consultations

280

people treated for sexual violence
 
Migrants in the City of Coatzacoalcos
The Americas

Mexico

Every year, an estimated 400,000 people flee violence and poverty in El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala and enter Mexico with the hope of reaching the United States. In Mexico, they are systematically exposed to further episodes of violence.

43,900

outpatient consultations

7,970

individual mental health consultations

3,030

consultations for contraceptive services

73

victims of torture treated