Between humanitarian crises and medical emergencies: all the latest news
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.
MSF supports people fleeing conflict in eastern and south-eastern Ukraine
With hundreds of thousands of people having fled heavy fighting in eastern and south-eastern Ukraine, MSF teams are expanding medical and psychological support to vulnerable people living in shelters in and around Dnipro and Zaporizhzhia.
The challenge of a safe pregnancy and childbirth in Cabo Delgado
Atija Bacar is 66 years old and lives in Eduardo Mondlane, a camp for people who are internally displaced in Mueda, in Cabo Delgado. She works with MSF as a traditional birth attendant, pregnancy and childbirth care providers living in the community, and assists more than 100 women in the camp.
Deplorable reception conditions for refugees crossing the Darien Jungle
More than 300 people arrive in Panama every day through the Darién jungle, a difficult route where violence is rife. MSF teams are seeing a deterioration in the conditions in which migrants are received, which were already disastrous.
Malnutrition remains high as drought continues in Kenya
In north-eastern parts of Kenya, an ongoing drought rages following three consecutive seasons of failed rains, making an already dire food insecurity situation worse. Marsabit County is now at a level three crisis phase of high or above-usual rates of acute malnutrition. If the medical and humanitarian assistance doesn’t improve, this situation may continue to September 2022. Despite the prolonged drought crisis, the region has seen underinvestment in nutrition from the county and national governments.
Two MSF colleagues detained in Cameroon provisionally released from prison
Yesterday evening, May 19th, 2022, our colleagues Marguerite and Ashu were provisionally released from prison after being detained on the 27th of December 2021, while they were in the process of transferring a wounded patient by ambulance in the South West region of Cameroon.
Gaza: Some wounds never heal
From 10 to 21 May 2021, Israeli airstrikes and shelling on the Gaza Strip killed 256 people, including 66 children. Around 2,000 Palestinians were injured during the bombing, including over 600 children, some of whom sustained injuries resulting in long-term disabilities such as loss of limbs or eyesight. One year on, two patients treated by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and one MSF staff member share their testimonies to demonstrate the lifelong impacts of last year’s hostilities.
MSF field mission meeting - 06/09/2022
You live or work in Luxembourg? Would you like to join the MSF teams in the field? See you on Thursday, June 9, 2022 at 6:00 pm.
Volunteer Information Meeting - 06/15/2022
Would you like to become a volunteer for MSF in Luxembourg?
Dr Bechara Ziade appointed new President of Médecins Sans Frontières Luxembourg
Following its General Assembly on 30 April, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Luxembourg has elected Dr Bechara Ziade to head its Council of Administration.