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Between humanitarian crises and medical emergencies: all the latest news

Des pédiatres MSF s'occupent de bébés nouveau-nés dans le service néonatal de la maternité MSF de Khost.

Afghanistan

A “hospital of women, for women”: Preserving maternal healthcare in Khost

Babies continue to be born in Afghanistan, against the backdrop of political upheaval and its consequences on healthcare and the economy. In MSF’s Khost maternity hospital, women remain at the fore, providing much-needed care to new mothers and their babies.
An MSF medical staff member talks to the grandmother of Ali Ahmed Hajouri, a three-month-old baby, who is being treated for malnutrition at the MSF-supported centre at Abs Hospital in Hajjah, Yemen.

Yemen

Malnutrition in Yemen: “The situation is worse with every passing day”

MSF teams are seeing a significant increase in the number of admissions of malnourished children to Abs hospital in northwestern Yemen. More than 3,300 children have already been treated since the beginning of the year, in a region where the primary health care system is almost non-existent.
Le personnel de MSF nettoie une greffe de peau pour une patiente qui a subi une brûlure grave à la jambe - Octobre 2021. ©Pierre Fromentin/MSF

Haiti

Haiti: MSF responds to gasoline truck explosion in Cap-Haitien

Nouveaux bombardements en Syrie, afflux massif de blessés dans un hôpital cogéré par MSF ©Robin Meldrum/MSF

Syria

Mass casualty influx in an MSF co-managed hospital following an airstrike

On Saturday 11 December 2021, 15 casualties were rushed to a hospital co-managed by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) following an airstrike in Idlib governorate, northwest Syria.
MSF resumes food distributions in southern Madagascar

Madagascar

MSF resumes food distributions in southern Madagascar

Médecins Sans Frontières teams have resumed food distributions in southern Madagascar that is in the grip of a severe food and nutritional emergency. Now the lean season, families in this desert region are surviving thanks to food assistance and water distributions.

Kenya

Urgent solutions needed for refugees as camps close

With the deadline to close Kenya’s refugee camps just over six months away, urgency is mounting to find sustainable solutions for the refugees in the camps at Dadaab, who risk being deprived of the little assistance they currently receive, warns MSF.
Aerial view of the flood-affected town of Bentiu, Unity State, in October 2021.

South Sudan

South Sudan severe flooding crisis: nearly 800,000 people struggling

other NGOs, the United Nations, the Ministry of Health and the government of South Sudan, with increased food and nutrition assistance, water and sanitation services, shelter and health services to improve the dangerous living conditions facing 152,000 displaced people in Bentiu, the capital of Unity State.
Différents médicaments qu'une personne atteinte du VIH peut prendre chaque jour. Kinshasa, République démocratique du Congo, 2019
Gilles Van Cutsem

HIV 40 years on: four action points to end AIDS

On the occasion of World AIDS Day, MSF Luxembourg publishes the press release "AIDS, 40 years later: four actions to end the disease" written by Gilles Van Cutsem. Having worked for twenty years with Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in Africa in the fight against AIDS, the doctor and epidemiologist shares the key action points to get the response to HIV back on track.
Hassan, 13 years old, and Ali, 7 years old, are happy to be on the Geo Barents after spending more than 13 hours in a wooden boat adrift in the Libyan SAR zone, before being rescued by MSF SAR teams on November 16, 2021

Mediterranean Sea

The father who faced the sea so his sons might go to school

A firsthand account from on board the MSF search and rescue vessel Geo Barents Candida Lobes, MSF communications manager onboard.
SORT IT course in Beirut

Democratic Republic of the Congo

LAUNCH OF THE FIRST FRENCH SORT IT TRAINING IN KINSHASA

SORT IT aims to strengthen the operational research capacity of MSF project staff. For the first time, LuxOR will provide an edition entirely taught in French.

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