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 MSF supported hospital in Abs
Yemen

“Some pregnant women and sick children arrive so late, we can’t save them”

Interview with Gisela Vallès, medical team leader at the MSF hospital in Abs, Yemen, explains the challenges and obstacles her team face in providing assistance to the displaced groups and host communities as increased fighting in the region causes new waves of displacement. Interview - 18 Oct 2018
 

Speaking Out

In MSF, this means a willingness to speak on behalf of the people we seek to help: to bring abuses and intolerable situations to public attention. Through case studies, we openly examine and analyse our actions and decision-making processes during humanitarian emergencies that have led us to speak out.
 
Moria's olive grove
Greece

No roof, no recovery

A victim of torture's first-hand account of how homelessness and inappropriate living conditions act as a barrier to torture survivors’ rehabilitation in Greece. Voices from the Field - 17 Oct 2018
 
Mental Health Session 2
Jordan

Mental health and the work of planting hope

Amal Bani Khalaf, a Jordanian psychologist who has worked with MSF since 2014, gives an account of her work in MSF’s non-communicable diseases (NCD) project in Irbid, Jordan. Voices from the Field - 17 Oct 2018
 
Bilal - Psychologist
Jordan

The less visible humanitarian crisis: Refugee mental health needs in urban Jordan

MSF mental health activities manager Heidi Mitton explains the mental healthcare needs and services in Irbid, Jordan, where MSF runs a non-communicable diseases (NCD) project for Syrian refugees and vulnerable Jordanians. Voices from the Field - 17 Oct 2018
 
Ebola response in Mangina
DRC 2018 Ebola outbreaks

Crisis update - October 2018

On 1 August 2018, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) declared an outbreak of Ebola in the northeastern North Kivu province, the country's tenth outbreak of the disease Crisis Update - 16 Oct 2018
 
Malnutrition Crisis - CAR
Central African Republic

With improved access, malaria and malnutrition cases sharply rise in Bossangoa

In Bossangoa, CAR, MSF has seen an increase of malnutrition and malaria cases during the first half of 2018, compared to the same period last year. People have better access to health facilities, meaning more are seeking treatment. Project Update - 12 Oct 2018
 
Ebola response in Mangina
DRC 2018 Ebola outbreaks

“Ebola is about human beings and trust”

Dr Hilde De Clerck is one of MSF’s most experienced Ebola doctors and has just returned from North Kivu, in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), where the latest outbreak has proven hard to control.
Interview - 12 Oct 2018
 
Osh project, fighting TB
Mental health

Palliative care: "Our mission is also to alleviate suffering"

Interview with Amin Lamrous, MSF’s palliative care specialist, on how MSF provides palliative care to our patients in the countries we work.
Interview - 12 Oct 2018
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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