Sobhan welfare centre in Aq Qala, Golestan province, where MSF distributed hygiene and cooking kits to 500 families affected by flash floods. Iran, May 2019.


MSF runs programmes to assist refugees, migrants and other vulnerable groups in Iran who face barriers when seeking healthcare, despite government efforts to implement universal health coverage.

Iran officially hosts 950,000 Afghan refugees, although the UN refugee agency, UNHCR, estimates that between 1.5 and 2 million undocumented Afghans also live there…

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