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Sheikh Zayed Hospital Sanaa – COVID19 – YEMEN
Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic

As COVID-19 spreads, fear drives people away from hospitals in Yemen

As COVID-19 spreads through Yemen, widespread fear of the coronavirus is preventing people from seeking medical care. MSF is supporting a new COVID-19 treatment centre in Sheikh Zayed hospital in the capital Sana’a. Press Release - 9 Jul 2020
 
Palliative care
Malawi

Tackling a silent woman-killer in Malawi

Cervical cancer kills over 2,300 women in Malawi every year. This grim reality is the result of issues with vaccination and screening, as well as limitations in treatment. Since 2018, MSF has been working to fill the gap in Blantyre district, in the country’s south. Voices from the Field - 9 Jul 2020
 
Increase in deaths Soyapango and San Salvador3
El Salvador

People are dying at home amid collapsing health system in El Salvador

With the health system in El Salvador overwhelmed and close to collapse due to the coronavirus pandemic, MSF teams are seeing increased numbers of people dying at home, often of non-COVID-19 illnesses, or while waiting for ambulances to transport them to care. Project Update - 9 Jul 2020
 
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Covid-19 Response
Cambodia

Innovation needed to respond to COVID-19 in Cambodia

So far, 141 cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in Cambodia. With the outbreak of the new coronavirus, MSF teams had to quickly halt regular hepatitis C activities to prevent patients from being infected with the virus during visits to the clinic. Project Update - 7 Jul 2020
 
TB treatments yield promising results in the Chechen Republic
Access to medicines

Governments must scale up better TB treatment as J&J drops crucial drug price

Pharma company J&J has announced that they've dropped the price of crucial DR-TB drug bedaquiline by nearly a third; but MSF says the price must come down further and access expanded. Press Release - 6 Jul 2020
 
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Iraq

2019 MSF Iraq annual report

The 2019 MSF Iraq annual report provides an overview on all MSF activities in Iraq during the year. Report - 6 Jul 2020
 
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Lebanon

COVID-19 and economic downfall reveal migrant workers’ mental health crisis in Lebanon

In the midst of the COVID-19 lockdown and the economic crisis in Lebanon, the mental health and well-being of migrant workers has severely deteriorated. Report - 3 Jul 2020
 
Responding to COVID-19 in Ukraine
Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic

Що таке COVID?

articulate.com - 3 Jul 2020
 
Ayilo MSF hospital, Adjumani
Women's health

Women and girls face greater dangers during COVID-19 pandemic

During COVID-19, MSF teams all over the world are seeing the challenges women face in accessing essential sexual and reproductive health services. We know the consequences can be deadly and we fear a massive increase in maternal and neonatal mortality. Project Update - 2 Jul 2020
Cholera intervention in South Kivu
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