NPR: Why MSF Had To Stop Offering Mental Health Care to Refugees in Nauru

In October 2018, MSF was abruptly forced to leave Nauru, where we had been providing mental health care to refugees, asylum seekers, and local communities.
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Following the expulsion of Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) from Nauru, Paul McPhun, MSF Australia's executive director, speaks out on the deteriorating mental health conditions of refugees on the island. Aurelie Ponthieu, MSF humanitarian specialist on displacement, stresses that MSF's provision of medical and mental health care was arranged in agreement with Nauruan authorities.

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