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A Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) convoy of 14 trucks entered northwest Syria today, arriving from Türkiye through the Hammam border crossing point. 

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In Northwest Syria, a largely landlocked region, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams present on the ground have deployed an emergency plan in response to the earthquakes that hit on 6 February. The objective: to support hospitals and provide medical and material aid to populations, by mobilizing a large part of the 500 members of its staff active in the country.

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According to the latest estimates, the earthquakes that hit Turkey and Syria have killed more than 28,000 people and injured tens of thousands more. Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) works with affected populations in northwestern Syria with nearly 500 staff members.

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09 Feb 2023

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) condemns in the strongest terms the murder of two of its employees in the Boucle du Mouhoun region, in northwestern Burkina Faso. The organisation is suspending its medical activities in the Boucle du Mouhoun region.

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Following the powerful earthquakes that hit the south of Türkiye (formally Turkey) and northwest Syria on 6 February, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has mobilised its team along with local partners to respond to the increasing needs in the area.

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03 Feb 2023

Cervical cancer is the second deadliest cancer in low- and middle-income countries.

In Malawi in East Africa, where Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) operates, over 4,000 Malawian women fall sick with cervical cancer every year. 

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03 Feb 2023

Cervical cancer accounts for 37 per cent of new cancers in women in Malawi. Since 2018, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has been working to reduce the incidence of cervical cancer and bring down deaths from the disease in the districts of Blantyre and Chiradzulu.

MSF head of mission Marion Péchayre explains how.  

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02 Feb 2023

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams are treating thousands of children and expecting cases to rise

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01 Feb 2023

Since 3rd of March 2022, more than 33,600 confirmed people have been reported as having cholera in the country and more than 1,093 people died.