A Canadian commitment to assist displaced Rohingya in Myanmar, Bangladesh and beyond is needed now more than ever

More than three years since a military coup in Myanmar led to a surge in conflict across the country, the United Nations estimates that almost two million people have been internally displaced by the ongoing violence, while thousands more have fled to neighbouring countries. In Rakhine State – an area in the west of Myanmar […]

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Flash Quote: Bangladesh Scabies Follow-up

A patient speaks to a health care worker.

Nearly 40 percent of people in the Rohingya refugee camps in Bangladesh have scabies according to the results of a prevalence survey conducted by the health sector in May. In some camps this figure is as high as 70 percent. This reflects what Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has seen in our clinics where we’ve conducted […]

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