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MSF, refugees, Cox'Bazar, Rohingya, Myanmar, emergency and intensive care, paediatrics, obstetrics, sexual and reproductive healthcare, treatment for victims of sexual violence, non-communicable diseases

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.
Éthiopie. Soudan. Réfugiés. Conflits. Tigré.
Albert Viñas

Ethiopia

If seriously ill people can’t get to hospital, you can imagine the consequences

Albert Viñas has just returned from Ethiopia, where his role was to prepare for medical teams to access areas of eastern and central Tigray and assist people affected by the current crisis. He describes what he found.
Liban. Accès aux soins. Hermel.

Lebanon

“All I want is to be able to live decently”

In our clinic in Hermel, in the northern part of the Bekaa Valley, the number of Lebanese patients with non-communicable diseases requesting our services more than doubled between 2019 and 2020.
Malawi. Centre de traitement. Covid-19.
Fabrice Weissman

Malawi

Malawi is overwhelmed by second wave of COVID-19

Fabrice Weissman, who is a member of the MSF COVID-19 response team in Malawi, describes the situation in Malawi.
Liban. Accès aux soins. Vallée de la Bekaa.

Lebanon

“At the end of the month, there’s no money left for medicine”

Read the story of Ahmed, a Syrian refugee who lives with his family in an informal tented settlement in the outskirts of Arsal, in the Bekaa Valley.
Mozambique. Cabo Delgado. Conflits. Violences.
Caroline Gaudron

Mozambique

Trying to survive a three-year nightmare in Mozambique

Caroline Gaudron, strategic support manager for MSF in Mozambique, describes the chaos and challenges for people trying to survive, having fled extreme violence in the province.
MSF, Carole Thieron, Ebola, RDC

Democratic Republic of the Congo

New strategies at work in eleventh Ebola outbreak

In an interview, Guyguy Manangama who is leading MSF's Ebola response in Équateur province, describes the eleventh outbreak, which has lower levels of mortality than the previous outbreak.

Democratic Republic of the Congo

Intercommunal violence in Ituri : “Help my community at all costs”

“Djapan” * is 30 years old and works as a community health educator for MSF at the displaced persons’ site of the Drodro parish, in the Ituri province. Here is his testimony.
Liban. Beyrouth. Explosions.

Lebanon

“I needed to make myself useful to overcome the panic”

MSF psychologist Sara Tannouri looks back at the blast that devastated her home city of Beirut, Lebanon two months ago and its impact on people’s mental wellbeing, including her own.
Soudan du Sud, MSF, Covid-19, Grand Pibor, Jonglei
Jean-Nicolas Dangelser, coordinateur d’urgence, MSF, Soudan du Sud
Jean-Nicolas Dangelser

South Sudan

How cycles of violence impede access to basic medical care in Jonglei State, Sou

In August 2020, a new wave of violence shook northeastern South Sudan, causing an influx of seriously injured people to Pieri Hospital in Jonglei State. Jean-Nicolas Dangelser, MSF emergency coordinator, looks back on these events, which illustrate the problems of inter-community violence and access to healthcare in the region.

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