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Between humanitarian crises and medical emergencies: all the latest news

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Would you like to become a volunteer for MSF in Luxembourg?
Un pulvérisateur traite une maison contre les moustiques lors de la campagne 2019 de pulvérisation résiduelle intérieure dans le district sanitaire de Kinyinya en Sierra-Leone.©MSF

Burundi

Pumps, bicycles and satellites: how MSF is fighting malaria in Burundi

Teams from Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) have carried out a number of large-scale malaria prevention campaigns in eastern Burundi in recent years, most recently in the hills of Kinyinya.

Central African Republic

Healing the visible and invisible wounds of sexual violence

Sexual violence has become a public health issue in Central African Republic (CAR) over the past decade, with women and minors being the most affected groups.

Brazil

Failed Covid-19 response drives Brazil to humanitarian catastrophe

More than 12 months into Brazil’s Covid-19 emergency, there is still no effective, centralised and coordinated public health response to the outbreak.

Lebanon

MSF begins vaccinating vulnerable communities against COVID-19

MSF has begun vaccinating elderly people and medical personnel in nursing homes in Lebanon against COVID-19, following an agreement with the Ministry of Public Health (MoPH).
Théophile, médecin de l'équipe d'urgence de MSF, examine un enfant atteint de rougeole à l'hôpital général de référence de Bosobolo en RDC. ©Franck Ngonga/MSF

Democratic Republic of the Congo

In DRC, measles is spreading and killing again

Measles is once again on the rise in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The recent upsurge in cases – more than 13,000 since January 1st – is a major source of concern for MSF.
Partnership Game of code MSF

Game of Code for MSF

IT One has decided to set a new challenge during the hackathon : to collect a maximum of donations as possible for MSF.
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Bangladesh

Between a rock and a hard place – Rohingya refugees in Cox’s Bazar

Bernard Wiseman, head of mission in Cox's Bazar district, describes the deteriorating living conditions for the Rohingya refugees and the dilemmas they face.
École de maternité dans la ville d'Aidarken. Kyrgyzstan, février 2019. © MSF/Nargiz Koshoibekova
Dr Roopan Gill

Women at the centre of their health

Self-care offers an opportunity to empower patients to manage their own health.
Des Syriens fuient les bombardements des forces turques à Ras Al-Ain, dans le nord-est de la Syrie, le 9 octobre 2019. ©Associated Press/AP

Syria

A decade of war in syria: the needs of millions haven’t vanished

Since the start of the war in Syria 10 years ago, the lives of Syrian people have been under threat. Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has been responding to the crisis in Syria since its start. This timeline outlines a decade of conflict, highlighting the increasing humanitarian and medical needs of millions of Syrians and MSF’s efforts to respond to them.

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