The Central African population is suffering from various forms of human violence caused by the socio-political crisis that the country has been going through for the past 6 years, including sexual violence.
MSF announces the resumption of life-saving search and rescue operations in the Central Mediterranean, and condemns the criminal inaction of European governments.
The team in Walikale, DRC have seen first-hand the devastating impact of sexual violence and unsafe abortion can have on their patients. Together they're ensuring that the services MSF offers can help. Midwife Claire reflects.
Marion Robinson worked as a psychologist at the MSF hospital in Qayyarah, a town some 70 kilometres from Mosul, in Iraq’s Ninewa governorate. It had been under the control of the Islamic State (IS) group for two and a half years before the Iraqi army retook control of the area at the end of August 2016.
Governments, ministries of health, international agencies, donors and partner organizations must step up efforts and focus to reduce the mortality of people living with HIV.
Between 5,000 and 6,000 refugees and migrants are arbitrarily held in Libya’s detention centres nominally under the authority of Tripoli-based Ministry of Interior. Away from the battle area, hundreds remain locked up for an indefinite period in harmful detention conditions, exposed to abuses and death, and driven into desperation.
Thalassemia is a congenital disease with a high prevalence in Syria and Lebanon and its most severe form is characterized by transfusion-dependent anaemia.
MSF opens a Migrant project in Tshwane, South Africa that will provide a supportive, specialised HUB for vulnerable people, focusing on undocumented migrants, asylum seekers and refugees.
MSF has been working with the key populations since 2014 and is developing several approaches to improve their access to healthcare.