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December 23, 2014

Dr. Yuri Orlov shakes his head. “My number one problem here is hypertension. Since last year, I’ve seen a 30 percent increase in complications from high blood pressure.”

December 01, 2014

With winter having arrived in eastern Ukraine, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is continuing to support hospitals on both sides of the frontline, and expanding its psychological assistance for people in the hardest-hit areas. The needs remain high, because despite the signing of a ceasefire agreement in September, fighting has continued in several cities and towns, with particularly heavy clashes taking place over the past two weeks.

August 29, 2014

Following months of intense conflict, an increasingly alarming humanitarian situation is unfolding in eastern Ukraine.

December 17, 2013

Tuberculosis (TB) and its drug-resistant forms are a global health threat to which children are particularly vulnerable.

March 07, 2013

Ukrainian prisons are a hotbed for the disease, with prevalence rates more than ten times higher than in the rest of society.

September 05, 2012

MSF is providing aid to Syrian and Afghan migrants and asylum-seekers arriving on the Greek islands of Samos, Leros, and Simi.

February 28, 2012

Extreme cold and the ongoing waves of new arrivals of migrants are putting pressure on the already fragile reception system in Greece.

December 14, 2011

MSF launched a program targeted at treating cardiac emergencies in Grozny, Chechnya, in late 2010. Within just a few months, the program treated nearly 700 patients.

August 05, 2011

On August 4, MSF helped provide medical assistance to about 360 survivors of a boat that sank near the coast of the Italian island of Lampedusa.

April 12, 2011

At dawn on April 6, around 50 shipwreck survivors received assistance from MSF and other agencies working on Lampedusa.

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