The Americas

 
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The Americas

Bolivia

Bolivia is one of the countries with the lowest health indicators in Latin America. Despite increased investment in public health facilities in recent years, availability and quality of care remain poor.

2,370

Antenatal consultations

1,140

Consultations for contraceptive services

930

Births assisted

90

People treated for sexual violence
 
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 and the local population.

6,490

outpatient consultations for COVID-19

1,080

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.

33,900

outpatient consultations

11,400

consultations for contraceptive services

6,300

individual mental health consultations

290

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.

590

outpatient consultations
 
Guatemala - Sexual violence
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

Health needs are immense in Haiti, with a weak health system that was further weakened after the damage caused by Hurricane Matthew at the end of 2016.

3,780

emergency room consultations

3,700

people treated for intentional physical violence

1,630

people treated for sexual violence
 
Sexual and reproductive healthcare in Choloma, 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.

26,800

outpatient consultations

4,660

individual mental health consultations

160

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.

29,200

outpatient consultations

9,480

individual mental health consultations

2,450

consultations for contraceptive services

47

victims of torture treated