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Returning to South Sudan after the civil war: “How are we again going to survive?”

After years of conflict, the struggle to return homeIn the early morning in Kajo Keji, Central Equatoria, what used to be a very busy market slowly opens. A few people set up their stands, while small groups of children in...

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Closed Ports, Empty Shelves: Haiti Urgently Needs Medical Supplies

Port-au-Prince, Haiti, 21st May, 2024 – Since the end of February, Port-au-Prince has been engulfed in unprecedented violence, cutting off the Haitian capital from the outside world following the closure of the airport and ports. The escalating insecurity has severely...

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South Sudan: health workers bring lifeline to remote areas

Amid insecurity, semi-nomadic populations, just like the rest of South Sudan, suffer from climate change, causing both increased flooding and more severe droughts. In the latest years, water and food has been scarce, and cattle keepers and farmers had to...

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Kenya: Reimagining a patient centered model of care in the management of Diabetes and Hypertension

Non-communicable diseases (NCDs), like Diabetes, Hypertension, Asthma, Epilepsy, and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, among others, account for up to 39 in every 100 deaths in Kenya. In 2019 an internal review in the inpatient department at the Homa Bay Country...

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Brazil: MSF teams aim at supporting most vulnerable in response to Brazil’s biggest climate disaster to date

Professionals face logistic challenges in order to reach population affected by severe floods in the state of Rio Grande do Sul. The situation is catastrophic. When we arrived and traveled through the region by helicopter, we were able to view...

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Mali: increased surgical needs among women and children in Niono

In December 2023, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) began providing surgical activities at the Niono hospital in central Mali. MSF teams have now renovated the department, as well as providing additional resources to cater to the needs. People living in Niono...

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Afghanistan: Measles surge necessitates strengthening of prevention measures

Ten-month-old Bilal lies in bed at Mazar-i-Sharif regional hospital, in Afghanistan’s Balkh province, where he is being treated for measles and pneumonia, watched over by his mother Zakia. When Bilal fell ill with a fever, Zakia took him to one privately-run...

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From bombs to desolate halls: MSF responds to people displaced in Zalingei, Sudan, without assistance

The war in Sudan has caused massive devastation and one of the world's largest displacement crises. After heavy fighting between Rapid Support Forces (RSF) and Sudanese Armed Forces (SAF) started in the Darfur region, most humanitarian actors evacuated – and...

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Sudan is facing a colossal man-made catastrophe; MSF calls for an urgent, rapid scale-up of the humanitarian response

After one year of war, the aid provided to millions of people is a drop in the ocean due to political blockages created by the warring parties and lack of action from the United Nations and international humanitarian organisations.In one...

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MSF’s Humanitarian Support in Manipur: From Vaccination Campaigns to Mental Health Aid

Since May 2023, Manipur State has been embroiled in violent clashes, resulting in a humanitarian crisis that has left thousands homeless and in dire need of assistance.  In response, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has intensified its efforts to support the...

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MSF South Asia Health and Humanity Summit: Partnering to build better responses during emergencies

17 August 2023, New Delhi: Setting the agenda for a paradigm shift in health and humanitarian considerations during emergencies, especially in South and Southeast Asia, over 15 practitioners, thought leaders, artists, and over 300 attendees from the social impact space...

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MSF calls for urgent international help for Sudanese refugees in Chad as major crisis looms

As people continue to flee the conflict in Sudan, more than 358,000 refugees have arrived at the border town Adré, in eastern Chad. Refugee camps are being built, but the shelter and basic facilities available in the camps are wholly...

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