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Medical care without discrimination

In natural disasters and conflict settings, older members of the population are among the most vulnerable.
 
Not only are they at risk from injuries and malnutrition, many are also living with chronic illnesses, including heart disease, hypertension and diabetes. 
 
In Syria and Iraq, the conflict means people can’t get their blood pressure checked or their diabetes monitored, and many have only limited access to vital medications. Chronic diseases that can be easily managed in places like Australia, are now life threatening.

Nour, from Syria, has lived with hypertension and diabetes for almost 10 years. Displaced by the war, she had no access to the medications she needed, including insulin.

“I started having headaches and aches in my lungs when my treatment was interrupted.” 

Nour
Médecins Sans Frontières patient from Syria

Médecins Sans Frontières is providing Nour with the insulin and hypertension medicine she needs.

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Our doctors are on the ground in places like Afghanistan, South Sudan and Yemen. They need your help wherever they are so they can continue to provide emergency medical assistance. Please make a donation today. Your donation will go towards our work in around 70 countries. 
 
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