Thalassemia is a congenital disease with a high prevalence in Syria and Lebanon and its most severe form is characterized by transfusion-dependent anaemia.
Six years into the war in Syria, civilians are caught up in a complex humanitarian crisis in which millions have no access to basic healthcare.
One year after the EU-Turkey Deal, MSF released a report to expose the human costs of European policy failures in Greece and the Balkans.v
Syrian refugees in Lebanon are particularly vulnerable to ‘silent killers’, as many have no access to healthcare.
A South African midwife helps bring free maternal healthcare to vulnerable women in Lebanon’s refugee camps.
Doctors Without Borders (MSF) teams at the Mother and Child Care Center in Majdal Anjar, Lebanon work hard to ensure healthy pregnancy and safe delivery for Syrian refugees.
The immediate implementation of the EU/Turkey agreement led to the detention of hundreds of refugees in Greece.
In Lebanon, home to 410,000 refugees, a heatwave has resulted in more patients seeking treatment from weather related illnesses at MSF clinics.
Fuel shortages are causing widespread disruption to everyday services, especially lifesaving medical activities in northern Syria.