Une aide médicale et humanitaire d’urgence pour les plus vulnérables
Tackling addiction problems through operational research in Kenya
During her two weeks field visit in Kenya last April, Maria Verdecchia, MSF epidemiologist and operational research advisor at the MSF Luxembourg Research Unit (LuxOR), developed a research agenda for missions focusing on non-communicable diseases and drug abuse. In addition, she supported the team on epidemiology and finalised ongoing research projects.
"No victim of war should be left behind neither in Ukraine nor beyond"
Acknowledging the generosity of Luxembourgers in the face of the Ukrainian conflict, Dr Christou recalled "the importance of continuing to support not only this cause, but also the organisation's work in other conflicts, notably in Afghanistan, Yemen, Syria and even Iraq".
In Kharkiv’s underground stations with MSF’s mobile clinics
Since the beginning of the war in Ukraine, Kharkiv, the second largest city in the country, has been severely affected by the Russian offensive. While many fled the city the conflict, those who stayed have taken refuge in underground stations to escape the incessant bombing. MSF teams offer primary healthcare consultations in several stations.
EU double standard to assistance and protection
Since the beginning of the war in Ukraine, we have seen a positive response from European states and leaders, who have adopted a number of measures to ensure that people fleeing Ukraine are provided with border assistance, safe passage, access to health, school and work.
MSF will adapt critical healthcare in Mocímboa da Praia as people return home
Luis Montiel is emergency coordinator with Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) working in Cabo Delgado, a northern province in Mozambique affected by ongoing conflict since 2017. In early April, Montiel led an MSF team which briefly visited Mocímboa da Praia to run some medical activities for the first time since the violence abruptly hit this coastal town two years ago.
Cargolux supports MSF's intervention in Ukraine with a generous donation.
MSF Luxembourg is beyond thankful for the Cargolux Airlines donation to support our response to the Ukrainian conflict. Thanks to this support, our teams were able to deploy quickly to Ukraine and neighbouring countries.
Art and humanitarianism meet in the first charity auction for the benefit of MSF
On 24 April, 2022, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Luxembourg organised its first art auction to benefit its emergency medical action. The event took place in the premises of Bank Degroof Petercam Luxembourg with 41 artworks by 19 Luxembourg artists in the presence of MSF's international President, Dr Christos Christou.