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Between humanitarian crises and medical emergencies: all the latest news

Le président international de MSF, le Dr Christos Christou, le Président de MSF Luxembourg, le Dr Guy Berchem et le Directeur Général M.Roger Martinez-Dolz,  ont visité la Cargolux avec Richard Forson, CEO de Cargolux

Cargolux supports MSF's intervention in Ukraine with a generous donation.

MSF Luxembourg is beyond thankful for the Cargolux Airlines donation to support our response to the Ukrainian conflict. Thanks to this support, our teams were able to deploy quickly to Ukraine and neighbouring countries.
The MSF team provides home-based care to approximately 170 elderly women and men with chronic illnesses and mobility problems living in the Burj El-Barajneh refugee camp.

MSF field mission meeting - 06/09/2022

You live or work in Luxembourg? Would you like to join the MSF teams in the field? See you on Thursday, June 9, 2022 at 6:00 pm.
Peinture des bancs "Tuko Poa" à Kibera ©Bryan Jaybee

Volunteer Information Meeting - 06/15/2022

Would you like to become a volunteer for MSF in Luxembourg?
New Board of Directors of MSF Luxembourg, elected in April 2022.

Dr Bechara Ziade appointed new President of Médecins Sans Frontières Luxembourg

Following its General Assembly on 30 April, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Luxembourg has elected Dr Bechara Ziade to head its Council of Administration.
Drug addict Michael Karongo takes methadone at MSF's drug therapy clinic in Kiambu. March 2020


Tackling addiction problems through operational research in Kenya

During her two weeks field visit in Kenya last April, Maria Verdecchia, MSF epidemiologist and operational research advisor at the MSF Luxembourg Research Unit (LuxOR), developed a research agenda for missions focusing on non-communicable diseases and drug abuse. In addition, she supported the team on epidemiology and finalised ongoing research projects.
Couloir des gardes-frontières de l'État de Kybartai (SBG) Centre d'enregistrement des étrangers. ©Diala Ghassan/MSF


Prolonged detention of over 2,500 people in Lithuania must end now

More than 2,500 asylum seekers and migrants are still detained in inhumane conditions in Lithuania, nine months after they crossed the border from Belarus. The international medical humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières is extremely concerned about the impact of prolonged detention on asylum seekers’ and migrants' mental health and calls on Lithuanian authorities to end arbitrary detention immediately.
MSF gère la distribution d'eau dans le village de Fenoiva. ©Lucille Guenier/MSF


Struggling for water across Madagascar’s Great South

Obtaining water for drinking, cooking and washing is an everyday struggle for people in Madagascar’s Great South. Periods of drought – extremely frequent in this semi-arid region – compounded by lack of development, adapted infrastructure and climate change make accessing safe water more and more of a challenge.
 Une équipe de MSF à l'entrée du village d'Enyenge dans le sud-ouest du Cameroun.  © Faith Toran/MSF


Four months on, an ongoing nightmare for MSF colleagues detained in SW Cameroon

Four months ago, Marguerite M. and Ashu D. plunged into a nightmare which continues. They are Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) staff; Marguerite a nurse and Ashu an ambulance driver, in the South-West region of Cameroon.
VAuction for the benefit of MSF Luxembourg. 24 April, 2022 © Thibault Peras

Art and humanitarianism meet in the first charity auction for the benefit of MSF

On 24 April, 2022, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Luxembourg organised its first art auction to benefit its emergency medical action. The event took place in the premises of Bank Degroof Petercam Luxembourg with 41 artworks by 19 Luxembourg artists in the presence of MSF's international President, Dr Christos Christou.
Dr Christou, MSF International President, during the interview © MSF Luxembourg
Christos Chistou, Président International de Médecins Sans Frontières  ©MSF/Pierre-Yves Bernard
Christos Christou


"No victim of war should be left behind neither in Ukraine nor beyond"

Acknowledging the generosity of Luxembourgers in the face of the Ukrainian conflict, Dr Christou recalled "the importance of continuing to support not only this cause, but also the organisation's work in other conflicts, notably in Afghanistan, Yemen, Syria and even Iraq".