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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. 

31 Jan 2023

Arunn Jegan is the advocacy coordinator at Médecins Sans Frontières Australia and has previously worked as a head of mission and emergency coordinator.

Arunn has been with MSF since 2016, having done nine field placements in Bangladesh, Yemen, Syria, Venezuela, South Sudan and Tajikistan. 

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30 Jan 2023

Following the most recent violent and deadly incursion from Israeli forces into the West Bank city of Jenin on Monday, MSF provided the MoH Hospital of the city with medical emergency supplies.

The priority now is to help dealing with the influx of injured people.

Haiti
30 Jan 2023

MSF teams have been forced to suspend activities in a supported hospital in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, following the violent incursion of armed men, who subsequently took a patient outside and executed him.