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Mediterranean migration

Nearly 400 people rescued from the Mediterranean need a place of safety

Nearly 400 people have been rescued from the Mediterranean sea - with dangerous weather conditions forecast, we are calling on Italy to provide a place of safety for the people on board the Geo Barents now. Project Update - 26 Oct 2021
 
Maternal and newborn healthcare in Al Qanawis
Yemen

Newborn babies struggle to survive in war-torn Yemen

In war-torn Yemen, while our teams are working to keep newborn babies healthy, those who cannot reach us are dying unnecessarily due to a lack of access to healthcare. Voices from the Field - 22 Oct 2021
 
Patients - Doris Goodwin Hospital
Tuberculosis

Clinical trial results offer hope to DR-TB patients with short, effective treatment

New results from MSF's PRACTECAL clinical trial show a much shorter treatment regimen for drug-resistant tuberculosis is superior to current care. Press Release - 20 Oct 2021
 
DR TB treatment in India
Tuberculosis

EndTB clinical trial for multidrug-resistant TB completes enrolment

The endTB partnership has just completed the enrolment of 750 patient volunteers in a worldwide clinical trial which aims to find safer, shorter, effective treatment for MDR tuberculosis. Press Release - 18 Oct 2021
 
War and conflict

Adding salt to the wound: Counter-terrorism and healthcare

An MSF report on the experience of MSF frontline workers providing impartial healthcare in counter-terrorism environments. Report - 18 Oct 2021
 
NFI distribution in Mosul's Old City
War and conflict

Counter terrorism “adds salt to the wound” in providing medical care in conflict

A new report paints a bleak picture of the reality of trying to provide impartial medical care to people in conflict, often undermined by counter-terrorism measures. Project Update - 18 Oct 2021
 
Haiti - Earthquake response in Les Cayes 07
Haiti

Two months after the earthquake, health needs remain high

Two months on from the 14 August quake in Haiti, which destroyed infrastructure and injured thousands, the number of people with earthquake-related and other medical needs remains high. Project Update - 15 Oct 2021
 
MSF clinic Hermel
Lebanon

Breaking barriers to mental health care in Lebanon

The economic crisis in Lebanon is affecting the health sector, leading to the deterioration of mental health services which are hugely underfunded and understaffed. MSF is supporting the Lebanese Ministry of Public Health to include mental health services under primary healthcare services. Project Update - 14 Oct 2021
 
Northeast Syria COVID-19 | Raqqa Hospital Medical Care
Syria

Worst wave yet of COVID-19 in northern Syria overwhelms health system

The already-struggling health system in northern Syria has been hit hard by the most severe wave of COVID-19 yet. Healthcare facilities and humanitarian organisations are struggling to cope with the extent of this new wave. Press Release - 13 Oct 2021
 
Friend of Sallet Abdoulay, 17
Central African Republic

As cycle of violence in CAR continues, people struggle to find support

A new cycle of violence that broke out in Central African Republic at the end of 2020 has again worsened the already difficult situation for people in the country. Photo Story - 11 Oct 2021
Cholera intervention in South Kivu
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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