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NFI distribution in Mosul's Old City

MSF in Iraq Annual Report 2018

Report on MSF's activities in Iraq during 2018. Report - 14 Jun 2019
Ebola response in Mangina
DRC Ebola outbreaks

Crisis update - June 2019

On 1 August 2018, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) declared an outbreak of Ebola in the northeastern North Kivu province, now the country's largest-ever outbreak of the disease. The outbreak has now spread to neighbouring Uganda. Crisis Update - 13 Jun 2019
Building trust with the communities in an Ebola affected region
Democratic Republic of Congo

Restoring trust among communities fearful of Ebola

In the midst of the Ebola outbreak in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, MSF teams are finding ways to restore the trust of a community fearful of the disease and mistrustful of those responding to it. Project Update - 13 Jun 2019
Bending the Curves - Eshowe HIV

HIV project in South Africa reaches 90-90-90 target one year ahead of deadline

A year before the UNAIDS 90-90-90 HIV testing and treatment deadline, an MSF survey has found that, in working with the community, the targets have been achieved in one MSF project with a high HIV prevalence. Press Release - 12 Jun 2019
Diplomatic Stand Off Mediterranean Sea
Mediterranean migration

European policies continue to claim lives on the Mediterranean Sea

A year on from Italy's decision to close its ports to search and rescue in the Mediterranean, people still attempt the crossing, with thousands dying, stranded at sea or illegally returned to Libya, exposing heartless European migration policies. Press Release - 12 Jun 2019
Measles campaign in DRC
Democratic Republic of Congo

Massive mobilisation urgently needed to curb fast-spreading measles outbreak

The Democratic Republic of Congo is currently tackling a measles outbreak which is likely to be the country's deadliest since 2012. MSF teams are responding, but more resources are urgently needed from national and international partners to curb the spread of the contagious disease. Press Release - 11 Jun 2019
El Salvador

Behind the wheel – driving ambulances in El Salvador’s red zones

In the "red zones" of El Salvador - areas that are controlled by gangs and marked by violence - access to medical care is not easy for residents. So MSF goes to them with an ambulance driven by trained nurses. Voices from the Field - 7 Jun 2019
Mother and Child Health in Balochistan

Witnessing poor mother and child healthcare in Balochistan

In Pakistan's southwest Balochistan province, poor healthcare practices - such as feeding newborns green tea - often result in illness and death for babies and children. Read more about the MSF teams providing care and trying to improve knowledge in the community. Project Update - 6 Jun 2019
After the floods in Iran, providing health care to the vulnerable populations in Lorestan

Providing health care to vulnerable people in Lorestan after floods in Iran

Two months since violent flash floods stormed areas along the Kashkan River, in Lorestan province, west Iran, life is starting to return to normal. In Pol-e Dokhtar town, most of the sludge and rubble have been cleaned out while reconstruction of a few houses and shops are beginning in this devastated area. Project Update - 6 Jun 2019
Surviving conflict in northeast Nigeria

Fighting to survive: Conflict in northeast Nigeria

Conflict has ravaged the northeastern Nigerian states of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe for a decade, displacing more than 2 million people and leaving nearly 8 million reliant on humanitarian assistance. This photo story describes the toll the conflict has taken, particularly on women. Photo Story - 5 Jun 2019
World Malaria Day 2018 in DRC
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)

Independent medical humanitarian assistance

We provide medical assistance to people affected by conflict, epidemics, disasters, or exclusion from healthcare. Our teams are made up of tens of thousands of health professionals, logistic and administrative staff - most of them hired locally. Our actions are guided by medical ethics and the principles of independence and impartiality. We are a non-profit, self-governed, member-based organisation.

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