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Northeast Syria: MSF forced to evacuate staff due to extreme volatility in the region

AMSTERDAM/NORTHEAST SYRIA - Following the launch of Turkish military operations and the extremely volatile situation in northeast Syria, Doctors without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has taken the difficult decision to suspend the majority of our activities and evacuate all our international staff...

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Grow despite a difficult birth

Name : © Mario Travaini / MSF Designation : The story of a premature baby in Syria. “I was the only midwife on the day Sedra’s* mother came to MSF’s hospital in Syria,” says Amanda Godballe, a Danish midwife working...

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Another Day for an MSF Hospital in Syria

“Yes, I think many injured will be coming now.... perhaps we’d better call the surgeon.” “Good idea,” I say after some time. It sounds stupid. I cannot think of a better reply. These were the words spoken by my assistant...

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New MSF Mother-and-Child Hospital in Jordan Offers Care for Syrian Refugees

On November 13, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) opened a mother and child hospital in the northern Jordanian governorate of Irbid, in close collaboration with Jordanian authorities. The hospital provides services for Syrian refugees residing in the local community....

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Syria: Civilians forced to flee Al Safira under heavy bombardment

25 October 2013 - More than 130,000 people have fled the district of Al Safira, in Aleppo province, which has been under violent attack since 8th October. There is currently insufficient humanitarian aid to meet the massive, and growing, needs...

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‘An Emergency in Itself’: Mental Health Needs Among Syrians in Iraq

As the humanitarian situation inside Syria continues to worsen, mental health needs among refugees who have fled the country are steadily increasing. Ahead of World Mental Health Day on October 10, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) wants to highlight...

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Syria: MSF provides emergency care to families fleeing to Iraq

Every day, thousands of people continue to flee the violence in Syria. Since the conflict began, over two million Syrians have sought refuge in neighbouring countries. Doctors Without Borders/ Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has been working in northern Iraq to...

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“Practically Impossible to Get Emergency Obstetric Care in Syria"

Margie is a midwife who recently spent seven weeks working in a Doctors Without Borders/ Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) hospital in northern Syria. The hospital includes an operating theater where staff members treat war wounds and large burn injuries, an...

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MSF surgeon killed in Syria

Barcelona, 5 September 2013 – A Syrian surgeon working for the international medical organisation Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), Dr Muhammad Abyad, has been killed in northern Syria. His body was found on 3 September in Aleppo province. He...

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Syria: Thousands Suffering Neurotoxic Symptoms Treated in Hospitals Supported by MSF

Brussels/New York, August 24, 2013 -- Three hospitals in Syria's Damascus governorate that are supported by the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) have reported to MSF that they received approximately 3,600 patients displaying neurotoxic symptoms...

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Chronic Health Problems on the Rise in Syria as Health System Crumbles

Syrian doctor Jamal describes working with Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in a converted school that now serves as an outpatient clinic. As the conflict in Syria wears on and people are forced to live in increasingly difficult conditions....

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Diabetes, shrapnel wounds and newborn twins – An MSF hospital in Syria

As the number of people in need of urgent medical care in Syria continues to rise, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is running six hospitals, four health centers, and several mobile clinic programs inside the country. While these medical...

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