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    Mass deportations and failed asylum policies leave tens of thousands of migrants stranded and in danger along Mexico’s border cities
    Mexico
    Mass deportations and failed asylum policies leave tens of thousands of migrants stranded and in danger along Mexico’s border cities
    Mexico City, September 8, 2021 – Tens of thousands of migrants are trapped in extremely vulnerable conditions in northern and southern Mexico due to f...
    Access to medicines
    Forced suspension of majority of Doctors Without Borders activities, amid enormous needs in Ethiopia
    Ethiopia
    Forced suspension of majority of Doctors Without Borders activities, amid enormous needs in Ethiopia
    The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders /Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has suspended all activities in the Amhara...
    War and conflict
    Haiti: Earthquake survivors need continued care in the south
    Haiti
    Haiti: Earthquake survivors need continued care in the south
    September 8, 2021—The greatest number of deaths and injuries from Haiti’s August 14 earthquake occurred in the country’s southernmost region, the Sud ...
    Natural disasters
    Medics, Health Authorities and Patients: Keys in mitigating deaths from Non-Communicable Diseases
    Kenya
    Medics, Health Authorities and Patients: Keys in mitigating deaths from Non-Communicable Diseases
    Non-communicable diseases (NCDs) are the leading cause of death globally. According to the World Health Organisation, NCDs kill 41 million people each...
    Non-communicable diseases
    Healthcare System in Lebanon Disintegrates
    Lebanon
    Healthcare System in Lebanon Disintegrates
    Dwindling supplies of fuel and medicine mean that Lebanon’s healthcare system is rapidly disintegrating as the country – which has been without a gove...
    Access to medicines
    Haiti: After the earthquake, a multitude of challenges for patients
    Haiti
    Haiti: After the earthquake, a multitude of challenges for patients
    More than a week after an earthquake destroyed his home and fractured the bones of his leg, Widnika, age 2 years and 7 months, sleeps in a bed at Doct...
    Natural disasters
    Surgery and trauma care
    South Sudan: Two deaths from hepatitis E as result of deplorable sanitation condition in Bentiu IDP camp
    South Sudan
    South Sudan: Two deaths from hepatitis E as result of deplorable sanitation condition in Bentiu IDP camp
    An alarming jump in the number of patients with hepatitis E and acute watery diarrhoea has been seen in the camp for internal displaced persons (IDP) ...
    Infectious diseases
    Haiti Earthquake Crisis
    Haiti
    Haiti Earthquake Crisis
    On Saturday August 14 at 8:30 am local time, a magnitude 7.2 earthquake struck the southern region of Haiti, specifically the provinces of Grand’Anse,...
    Natural disasters
    Emergency response
    PRESS RELEASE: Beware of ‘bootleg’ alcohol – it can cause blindness and death
    Iran
    PRESS RELEASE: Beware of ‘bootleg’ alcohol – it can cause blindness and death
    Hong Kong, 20 August 2021 -  Methanol poisoning, caused by the ingestion of bootleg alcoholic drinks laced with methanol, has been a public health con...
    Infectious diseases