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Innovations to save lives in north-east Nigeria

Crisis update: Borno and Yobe states - June 2018

Nine years of conflict between the Nigerian military and armed groups in northeast Nigeria has taken a heavy toll on the population with serious humanitarian consequences. Crisis Update - 5 Jun 2018
Rohingya camp expansion
Rohingya refugee crisis

Crisis update – May 2018

May 2018 update on activities in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, providing care for Rohingya refugees who have fled Myanmar. Crisis Update - 23 May 2018
West Aleppo, Syria: MSF helps vaccinate tens of thousands of displaced Syrian children

Thousands of displaced kids in Aleppo catch up on vaccinations

Since 2016, the countryside west of Aleppo, in northern Syria, has been one of the main destinations for internally displaced people (IDPs) evacuated from besieged areas, including East Aleppo City, Homs, South Hama and, recently, East Ghouta.
Project Update - 7 May 2018
Sexual and Reproductive Health in the Community
Rohingya refugee crisis

Crisis update - March 2018

More than six months into the beginning of the latest Rohingya exodus, people continue to flee from Myanmar into Bangladesh fearing for their lives and seeking safety. A total of 3,236 refugees are reported to have entered Bangladesh in February alone. Crisis Update - 15 Mar 2018

MSF challenges Pfizer’s monopoly on lifesaving pneumonia vaccine in South Korea

“In our work, we see many children with life-threatening respiratory infections; many deaths could be prevented if more kids were vaccinated with PCV.” Press Release - 6 Feb 2018
Bangassou - multi antigen vaccination campaign.
Access to medicines

Patent Office dashes hopes for affordable pneumonia vaccine

“In our work, we see many children with life-threatening respiratory infections; many deaths could be prevented if more kids were vaccinated with PCV." Press Release - 22 Aug 2017
North Syria, Jan 2017

Describing the toll of war on health in absentia

"In war-torn Syria, patients are besieged and in inaccessible areas. True numbers are unknown but those we do see paint a picture so bleak that the size and scale of an emergency health response seem unimaginable." Journal article - 3 Apr 2017
Access to medicines

When free is not fair: the case of vaccine donations

UREPH is pleased to announce the publication of the article ““When free is not fair: the case of vaccine donations” by James Smith in The Lancet Infectious Diseases. Journal article - 31 Jan 2017
Ngala, Nigeria: Emergency aid to victims of violence and displacement

Crisis Info on Borno emergency - November 2016

Crisis Update - 18 Nov 2016
Cholera intervention in South Kivu
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)

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