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Universal Health Coverage targets leave behind the most vulnerable
MSF is worried that the current plans for Universal Healthcare Coverage are leaving behind the very people that are now most excluded from access to healthcare.
MSF urges immediate response to Nigeria’s worsening diphtheria outbreak
A serious diphtheria outbreak is tearing through Nigeria, where thousands of people have been infected and hundreds more have died. With low national vaccination coverage and a worldwide shortage of lifesaving antitoxin threatening to worsen the outbreak, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) urges the international community to immediately scale up support to improve treatment, preventive measures and contact tracing to control the outbreak’s spread.
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Nord-Kivu : The daily struggles of women in Goma’s displacement camps
For hundreds of thousands of displaced people living in camps around Goma, survival is a daily struggle, especially for women.
Flooding in Libya: MSF mobilised in response to the immense needs
Arriving on site on 14 September, the MSF team sent from Tripoli has donated medical kits and is beginning to assess needs. It has also met with the Ministry of Health and is working with the Libyan Red Crescent, the main humanitarian actor on the ground.
Warnings of a predictable failure on Lampedusa were ignored
Images from Lampedusa showing hundreds of people left for hours in the sun before receiving assistance, and severe overcrowding at the island’s ‘hotspot,’ are evidence of a predictable failure, MSF has said.