Sexual and reproductive healthcare in Choloma, 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 the population.

We treat victims of violence, including sexual violence. We work with the Honduran Ministry of Health on our servicio prioritario, or priority service, project which offers emergency medical and psychological care to victims of violence.

Our medical treatment for rape includes post-exposure prophylaxis to prevent HIV infection and provide protection against other sexually transmitted infections, hepatitis B, and tetanus.

For victims of sexual violence, we provide mental healthcare which includes counselling, group therapies and psychological first aid.

In 2018
Access to mental healthcare: "I feel guilty" (ENG)
video

"I feel guilty"

"I'm 13 years old and I'm pregnant"

"The MSF psychologist explained to me that what I suffered was a sexual attack"

The story of 13-year-old Estela*, from Choloma, Honduras, is representative of many of the young patients we care for in our projects in Tegucigalpa and Choloma, in Honduras, and Reynosa, Mexico.

 
Central American Migration

Central American insomnia

Project Update 4 Aug 2014
 
Honduras - Dengue outbreak in San Pedro Sula
Honduras

MSF fights deadly outbreak of dengue fever

Project Update 23 Oct 2013
 
Urban Survivors - Tegucigalpa
Social violence and exclusion

The medical consequences of violence

Project Update 11 Dec 2012
 
Honduras

Facing an epidemic of urban violence

Project Update 25 Oct 2012
 
Honduras

MSF tackles outbreak of dengue fever in Honduras with a new strategy

Project Update 9 Oct 2010
 
Honduras

Honduran crisis disrupts street children program as MSF readies for medical response to violence

Project Update 7 Jul 2009