Middle East & North Africa

 
Malaria and malnutrition in South Sudan, Bentiu PoC, Sept 2015 Brendan Bannon.
Middle East & North Africa

Algeria

MSF first worked in Algeria in 1988 and closed its projects in 2016.
 
Bahrain
Middle East & North Africa

Bahrain

MSF first worked in Bahrain in 2011 and closed its projects in 2012.
 
Middle East & North Africa

Egypt

Egypt is a key transit and destination country for African and Middle Eastern refugees and migrants, many of whom have been subjected to violence or persecution in their countries.
In 2019

16,400

Outpatient consultations

8,600

Individual mental health consultations
 
Harandi, Tehran, Iran
Middle East & North Africa

Iran

MSF provides free healthcare to excluded and marginalised groups in south Tehran, including drug users, sex workers, street children and the ghorbat ethnic minority. ​​​
In 2019

41,700

outpatient consultations

5,410

individual mental health consultations

180

people started on treatment for hepatitis C
 
Mosul : Qayyarah hospital
Middle East & North Africa

Iraq

Learn about MSF projects in Iraq, where many health facilities are destroyed and those still operating lack medical supplies and qualified health workers after years of armed conflict and instability.
In 2019

125,900

outpatient consultations

89,700

emergency room admissions

33,300

individual mental health consultations
 
Dawn Of Recovery
Middle East & North Africa

Jordan

Jordan has registered over 650,000 Syrian refugees since 2011, according to the UNHCR. Lack of proper legal documentation, financial constraints and border closures mean that their access to healthcare is extremely limited.
In 2019

30,700

outpatient consultations

8,070

individual mental health consultations

1,080

surgical interventions
 
Home-based care in Burj el-Barajneh refugee camp, Beirut.
Middle East & North Africa

Lebanon

More than 1.5 million Syrians have fled into Lebanon since the conflict began in 2011, making Lebanon and Jordan the countries hosting the largest proportion of refugees in the world.
In 2019

217,600

outpatient consultations

10,700

individual mental health consultations

4,850

births assisted
 
Trapped in Danger
Middle East & North Africa

Libya

Libya remains fragmented by conflict and fighting continues in several parts of the country. The breakdown of law and order, the economic collapse and the existence of three governments has had a severe impact on the healthcare system.
In 2019

22,500

outpatient consultations

1,520

antenatal consultations

210

people started on treatment for TB
 
Voices from Gourougou, Morocco
Middle East & North Africa

Morocco

MSF first worked in Morocco in 1997 and closed its migrant health projects in 2013.