On 25 August 2017, a campaign of targeted violence by the Myanmar military was waged against the Rohingya in Rakhine State. MSF massively scaled up its operations response.
In Likoni, MSF has striven to reinforce health authorities’ capacity to provide a comprehensive package of emergency obstetric and neonatal care. This story of three women illustrates the success and challenges of expanding sexual and reproductive healthcare in Kenya’s coastal region of Likoni.
Thousands of people who fled crisis-ridden Venezuela now live in precarious conditions and struggle to find proper medical care in the Brazilian state of Roraima.
In northeast Nigeria, conflict between the military and armed opposition groups has taken a heavy toll on the population, with serious humanitarian consequences.
MSF has returned to the Central Mediterranean because large numbers of people are continuing to drown in the Mediterranean and governments are failing to respond to the crisis.
As the worst Ebola outbreak in DRC’s history approaches its second year, the number of new Ebola cases recorded each week is hovering near its highest levels since the beginning of the epidemic.
Desperate living conditions and lack of protection in Pulka are exacerbating people’s acute mental health needs. There is an urgent need for reinforcement of the humanitarian response in Pulka.
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.