Humanitarian and medical needs of Venezuelan migrants and asylum seekers in Roraima state, Brazil
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MSF started activities in the Brazilian state of Roraima at the end of 2018.

MSF teams are working to improve medical care for Venezuelan migrants and asylum seekers and the local population.

We provide medical consultations, mental health assistance and technical advice about water and sanitation, and run health promotion activities.

Our teams are currently responding to the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic in São Paulo and Boa Vista.


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Project Update 17 Jan 2003
Neglected diseases

New drug for visceral leishmaniasis is first step in tackling neglected diseases - but much more must be done

Press Release 21 Jun 2002

MSF response to 'Boys of Brazil'

Project Update 5 Mar 2002

The Boys From Brazil

Project Update 25 Feb 2002

Brazil warns U.S. over AIDS patents

Project Update 7 Feb 2001

US action at WTO threatens Brazil's successful Aids programme

Press Release 1 Feb 2001