Northwest Syria: The struggle of the population continues

The military offensive carried out by the Government of Syria and its allies in Northwest Syria, has led to the displacement of almost a million people in the space of just four months in the Idlib region. People have had to flee from their homes or from the camps they were already displaced in, to […]

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Jonglei & the Greater Pibor Adminstrative area: Massive influx of wounded and displaced people

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) medical teams have received a mass influx of 83 wounded patients in Pieri and Lankien over the space of just five days between March 9-13, and have treated 45 gunshot wounds in Pibor over the past months as waves of intercommunal clashes in Jonglei State and the Greater Pibor […]

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Libya: Asylum seeker dies in detention centre fire

During the night of Saturday February 29 to Sunday March 1, a fire broke out in Dhar el Jebel detention centre, where over 500 refugees and migrants are arbitrarily detained south of Tripoli in the Nafusa Mountains in Libya. A 26 years old Eritrean man tragically lost his life as he got caught up in the flames […]

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Photo story: Preventing cervical cancer in Malawi

In late January 2020, in conjunction with the Ministry of Health, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) implemented an HPV vaccination campaign for 8,500 nine-year-old girls in the Chiradzulu district of Malawi.   Cervical cancer is largely preventable, and yet it is fatal for a disproportionate number of women in low- and middle-income countries. Particularly in sub-saharan Africa, cervical cancer is the number one cause of cancer-related mortality in women.  Effective prevention   The most effective prevention […]

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