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First-class surgery for all in Tabarre hospital

Since 2012, 60,000 Haitians from all walks of life have benefited from free, first-class surgical trauma care through MSF’s Nap Kenbé hospital in the Tabarre neighbourhood of Port-au-Prince. Project Update - 13 Aug 2018
Aquarius 10 August 2018
Mediterranean migration

Aquarius calls on European governments to assign place of safety after rescues on Mediterranean

Responding to the ongoing humanitarian crisis in the Central Mediterranean, a total of 141 people were rescued on Friday by the search and rescue vessel Aquarius, chartered by SOS MEDITERRANEE and operated in partnership with Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). Press Release - 12 Aug 2018
Waiting for monsoon season in Cox´s Bazar

Independent humanitarian agencies and access to healthcare still blocked in northern Rakhine

MSF once again requests the government grant immediate and unfettered access to northern Rakhine to all independent and impartial humanitarian actors, to ensure the health needs of the population can be evaluated and addressed. Press Release - 10 Aug 2018
Emergency nutrition program in N’Djamena

Treating severely malnourished children in N’Djamena

Urgent action is needed to increase inpatient capacity and provide early treatment in outpatient facilities. In partnership with Chadian health authorities, MSF has opened an inpatient facility and admitted over 100 children within a fortnight. Project Update - 10 Aug 2018
BMRC - Baghdad medical rehabilitation center

Helping victims of war get back on their feet

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) opened the Baghdad Medical Rehabilitation Centre (BMRC) a year ago to support victims of war in Iraq. The centre provides much needed post-surgical rehabilitation care, including physical and psychological support. Project Update - 9 Aug 2018
Ebola outbreak in Mangina
DRC 2018 Ebola outbreak

MSF responds to new Ebola outbreak, the tenth in DRC

During the first week of the Ebola intervention in DRC, our teams have set up isolation and treatment units in the epicentre of the crisis and are providing support for the local health system to remain fully functional. MSF continues to work on other projects in the region Project Update - 8 Aug 2018
Gaza protest

Gaza: A long ordeal awaits hundreds of wounded from the March of Return

For the past four months, the March of Return demonstrations in Gaza have been met with lethal force by the Israeli army. MSF has been at the forefront of the emergency response, providing both surgical and post-operative care. Project Update - 8 Aug 2018
Ebola Treatment Centre (ETC) in Bikoro
DRC 2018 Ebola outbreak

New Ebola outbreak declared in North Kivu

On 1 August 2018, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) declared an outbreak of Ebola in the northeastern North Kivu province. Project Update - 7 Aug 2018
Humanitarian Crisis in Diffa

The dehumanising experience of exile

MSF pshychologists Dodo Ilunga Diemu and Yacouba Harouna talk about about how the mental health needs have changed in Diffa, Niger, over the past few years, and what MSF is doing to tackle the situation. Interview - 3 Aug 2018
Humanitarian Crisis in Diffa
Lake Chad Crisis

Fighting psychological fears in conflict-affected communities

Mental healthcare is an increasingly important part of MSF’s work with refugees, internally displaced people and host communities in the Lake Chad region. Project Update - 3 Aug 2018
Cholera intervention in South Kivu
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)

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