7-25 | A Syrian doctor working with MSF explains the medical needs now that Syria is at war. “This place used to be a school. It has now become an out-patient clinic; it comprises an in-patient doctor, a pediatrician, a gynecology clinic. The proportion of patients with diabetes and hypertension has exponentially increased.
7-24 | Steve Rubin, MSF surgeon, talks about the medical needs in Syria “Before the war, people in Syria had good quality care. Some of the people really want that care again. So they come in here because they don’t have any other options to go to anymore. Other than us, everybody else is doing war trauma, so the other hospitals can’t help them for most pathologies. That’s why we’re here... we’re trying to fill a gap for them.
7-23 | In Syria the number of people in need of urgent medical care keeps increasing. MSF runs six hospitals, four health centres and several mobile clinic programmes inside Syria. While these medical programmes are undoubtedly saving dozens of lives every day, the extremely high insecurity means that MSF's reach is limited. Throughout most of the country, there are places where medical services are either limited or totally absent.
Hundreds wounded and without access to lifesaving medical care as cycle of violence intensifies in South Sudan's Jonglei state
7-18 | MSF teams treating wounded and sick on both sides of fighting Escalating intercommunal clashes have left an unknown number of dead and injured and forced 120,000 people to flee into the bush in South Sudan’s Jonglei state. Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams on the ground have treated hundreds of wounded and are attempting to reach out to thousands more hiding in the bush.
6-20 | For many refugees from Syria, getting a roof over their heads and keeping their families fed is a massive struggle. On World Refugee Day, MSF warns that dire living conditions are affecting people's health.