5-29 | The violence and intimidation committed by security forces in Myanmar is creating a climate of fear and disrupting HIV patients' access to life-saving antiretroviral treatment.Ko Tin Maung Shwe is a high-risk patient who has both HIV and hepatitis C. He needs regular consultations to monitor his condition and medication to control the symptoms, but this has become increasingly difficult since the military seized control of the country on 1 February.
5-29 | Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) calls on Myanmar’s de facto military government and other groups to take all steps to ensure people have safe and unhindered access to healthcare regardless of where they seek it. Equally, medical staff must be able to provide life-saving care without attacks, detention or intimidation.
3-8 | Our teams in Myanmar are working hard to sustain access to some of the most vulnerable people and to ensure the provision of medical care to those in need. From the onset of the crisis, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has been preparing its emergency team so that we could act as soon as the need arose and when the medical demands on the ground overwhelmed the hospital’s capacity to respond.
2-17 | Statement by Benoit de Gryse, MSF Operational Manager for Myanmar“Independent medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is gravely concerned about the recent unlawful arrests and detainment of healthcare workers, and people from the wider general public, following the military coup in Myanmar on 1 February 2021.
8-25 | “Spending our lives in the camps is difficult; the area is small and there is no space for the children to play,” says Abu Siddik. He lives in one of the camps in the Cox’s Bazar district of south-eastern Bangladesh, where around 860,000 Rohingya refugees are crammed into just 26 square kilometres of land.