11-24 | Some 20 patients are currently treated with dialysis at Kirkuk hospital, in northern Iraq. This number represents just a fraction of those in need.
5-12 | International medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is expressing grave concern for the health and lives of thousands of survival migrants and refugees entering and living in South Africa. Sexual violence, appalling living conditions, police harassment, threats of xenophobic attacks and a lack of access to essential healthcare still define the desperate lives of thousands of these vulnerable people.
3-31 | The Moroccan Government and EU countries must address the needs of victims of sexual violence
12-28 | Thai authorities are expelling the 4,000 Hmong remaining in the Huai Nam Khao camp in Thailand's Petchabun province to Laos. No third-party organisation is present at the site. MSF, which left the camps in May 2009 following military pressure, had denounced the forced repatriation policy.
12-24 | The people of Southern Sudan are trapped in a worsening crisis, following the most violent year since the 2005 peace agreement that ended more than two decades of civil war with the North. However, the response to the escalating emergency is inadequate, says international medical relief organisation, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF).