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Between humanitarian crises and medical emergencies: all the latest news

International medical guides: practical tools for the field

The international medical guidelines team at MSF has this month launched a new edition of its two main guides available in several languages for use in MSF projects and beyond.
MSF Libya Detention centre


Closure of detention centre exposes migrants to even worse conditions

On 14 October, Libyan authorities closed the Karareem detention centre in Misrata and transferred more than a hundred refugees and migrants arbitrarily detained in this facility to two other detention centres in the same region.
MSF, Palestine, mental health


The invisible mental health crisis

The occupation leads to severe mental health issues among the Palestinian population.


Northeast Syria: MSF forced to evacuate staff

Volatility in northeast Syria has forced Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) to suspend most of our activities there and evacuate all international staff.


Statement by MSF after the fire in Vathy camp on the island of Samos

“Just two weeks after the fire in Moria camp on Lesbos, another fire broke out last night on the Greek islands.”
RDC Ebola Malabako MSF

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Ebola response overshadows already fragile health system

MSF sets up activities to improve the access to primary health care in the midst of an active Ebola transmission zone.
Syria IDP camp MSF


Displacement and hospital closure in northeast Syria

Following the launch of Turkish military operations on Wednesday 9 October, MSF is concerned for the fate of the civilian population in northeast Syria.
HIV/TB MSF Myanmar

Eswatini, Guinea, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Myanmar, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Central African Republic, Zimbabwe

The fight against HIV and TB is at a critical juncture

International and domestic funds available to fight HIV and TB declined in 2018: MSF warns about the current funding decline and its impact on patients.
Yezidi. Irak. Santé mentale.


MSF warns of mental health crisis among Yazidis in Iraq

The Yazidi community in Sinjar district, northwestern Iraq, is grappling with a severe and debilitating mental health crisis, including a high number of suicides and suicide attempts.
DRC, Ebola, Vaccination, Beni, MSF

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Vaccinating against Ebola: The challenges of containing outbreak in Beni

MSF has recently started supporting Ebola vaccination activities in Beni, a promising tool. Yet reaching the right people in time is a complex endeavour.