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Israel's ongoing military operations in Gaza were preceded by several weeks of raids and arrests by Israeli forces in the West Bank in response to the abduction and killing of three Israeli teenagers. And though Gaza is the center of attention at present, for obvious reasons, the raids are ongoing in the West Bank as well.

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Although tuberculosis (TB) is preventable and curable, it is the second-biggest infectious disease killer behind HIV and claims nearly 1.3 million lives each year.

The spread of drug-resistant strains of the disease is increasingly recognized as a public health emergency. Drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB) is an umbrella term that refers to tuberculosis strains which resist the drugs routinely used to treat conventional TB.

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After over a decade of international aid and investment, Afghans still struggle to access critical medical care due to insecurity, distance, cost, or the dysfunction of many health facilities. There has been some progress, but maternal and infant mortality in Afghanistan remain among the highest in the world, casualties from violence are mounting, and unmet medical and humanitarian needs continue to soar.

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Afghanistan remains one of the most dangerous places in the world to give birth. MSF provides emergency obstetric services in Khost, Helmand, and Kabul.

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MSF is providing aid to some 10,000 migrants and refugees—most of them from Syria—who are now living in makeshift camps in Bulgaria.

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MSF is providing assistance to neglected populations, particularly women, in Tehran's Darvazeh Ghar neighborhood.

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Nearly a decade ago, when violence in Iraq was driving NGOs out of the country, MSF opened a surgery program for wounded Iraqi civilians in neighboring Jordan, a program that continues to this day.

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Kyrgyzstan is among the 27 countries with the highest burdens of MDR-TB in the world.

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A new MSF report shows that many of the 220,000 Syrians who have sought refuge in Lebanon cannot obtain necessary health care, among other worrisome findings.

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Before the opening of the Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) surgical hospital in Kunduz Province, northern Afghanistan, people in the region suffering from severe injuries had two options. They made the long and dangerous journey to Kabul or Pakistan, or they visited an expensive private clinic. As a result, few patients received the trauma care they needed.

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