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MSF in Zimbabwe: Activity report 2013
Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has been working in Zimbabwe since the year 2000, and runs projects in partnership with the Ministry of Health and Child Care (MOHCC). This report provides descriptive overviews of MSF's operational activities in Zimbabwe between January and December 2013.
MSF has been providing medical and humanitarian assistance to migrants and asylum seekers in Greece since 1996, using its own funds. Since 2008, this has included responding to the urgent medical and humanitarian needs of migrants confined in administrative detention. During this period, MSF has repeatedly communicated its concerns about the harmful impact of detention on the health and wellbeing of migrants and asylum seekers, and the unacceptable conditions in which they are detained, to the authorities responsible in Greece and to the European Union (EU). This report outlines MSF’s grave concerns about the situation of migrants and asylum seekers in administrative detention in Greece today, based on MSF’s recent work in three pre-removal centres and four police and border police stations in the north of Greece2, as well as on the findings of assessments conducted during 2013 and 2014 in another 27 regular and border police stations, coastguard facilities and pre-removal centres across Greece3.
Central African Republic: State of silent crisis
This is a plea for the Central African Republic. The Central African Republic (CAR) today finds itself in a state of chronic medical emergency. Five separate retrospective mortality surveys, carried out by MSF and other researchers, in prefectures accounting for the majority of the population, show excess mortality above what is considered to be the “emergency threshold.”