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17 Jan 2023

After Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) condemned the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (IEA)’s decision in a press release on 29 December 2022, some of the organisation’s female employees voiced their fears for the future and their frustration.

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16 Jan 2023

In the three days since an attack on a residential building in central Dnipro killed at least 40 people, teams from international medical organisation Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) have been providing survivors with medical care, psychological first aid and essential relief items. 

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Decades of instability and armed violence in Central African Republic (CAR) have contributed to essential medical care being out of reach for many pregnant women and newborn babies. Overshadowed by the security situation in the country, tackling this everyday emergency is a priority for MSF teams.  

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12 Jan 2023

Since August, MSF has been running a rehabilitation project for war-wounded patients in the Vinnytsia region, Ukraine. 

We support Trauma and Rehabilitation wards in Ukrainian hospitals in Kyiv and Vinnytsia by providing staff training and physiotherapy sessions for trauma war-wounded patients. 

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11 Jan 2023

As one of the largest non-governmental providers of TB treatment worldwide, Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) carried out the TB PRACTECAL trial to find better treatment options.

The WHO recognised six-month treatment is safer and more effective at treating multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) than the current options for people with drug-resistant TB (DR-TB).

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  • Al-Hol was once a humanitarian camp, designed to provide safe, temporary accommodation and humanitarian services to people displaced by the conflict in Syria and Iraq. However, the nature of the camp has long deviated from this purpose and it has grown increasingly into an unsafe open-air prison. 
     
Khipro
09 Jan 2023

Catastrophic flooding began in June, and the situation remains an emergency, with critical humanitarian needs. The current response is inadequate. The basic needs of people living in the worst flood-affected areas such as access to essential food assistance, healthcare and safe drinking water, remain unmet. 

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06 Jan 2023

We, civil organisations engaged in search and rescue (SAR) activities in the central Mediterranean Sea, express our gravest concerns regarding the latest attempt by a European government to obstruct assistance to people in distress at sea.

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05 Jan 2023

As the drought continues in the Horn of Africa, the Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) team has been responding to a malnutrition crisis in Illeret, Marsabit county, Kenya.

With one third of Illeret’s children under five years of age malnourished, since mid-March MSF has been working with community health educators and volunteers in support of the Kenyan health authorities to strengthen the integrated management of acute malnutrition. 

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03 Jan 2023

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams in Haiti are supporting the cholera vaccination campaign launched by the national health authorities.

This campaign is the latest effort in response to the resurgence of the disease, which has affected more than 15,000 people and caused more than 300 deaths in the country since the end of September.