© Ignacio Marin
Since December 2019, an epidemic of Coronavirus COVID-19 has been spreading around the world. Coronaviruses are a large family of viruses which cause illnesses ranging from the common cold (some seasonal viruses are Coronaviruses) to more severe illnesses such as MERS-COV and SARS. Since March 11th...
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Following the announcement on Tuesday 25 th August of the first community transmission cases of COVID-19 in the Gaza Strip, Médecins du Monde – France calls on international actors to ensure the right to health is upheld in the Gaza strip. Residents of Gaza are currently facing a critical crisis,...
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Crisis situations of any kind destabilise healthcare systems. They disrupt community protection mechanisms by causing population displacements and isolating people and they exacerbate the gender inequalities and socio-economic vulnerabilities experienced by women.
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Over 5 million yemenis at risk of losing access to food and clean water as coronavirus spreads in Yemen. Survey 1 conducted in Yemen reveals impact of funding shortfalls as Pledging conference is held today.
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International Donors Conference in solidarity with Venezuelan refugees and migrants in countries in Latin America and the Caribbean
Mère tenant son enfant dans ses bras, suivit d'un groupe de Rohingyas
Today, 18 humanitarian agencies are urging the countries on the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea to conduct search and rescue operations to save the lives of refugees and asylum seekers stranded at sea and allow them to disembark on their shores where they should be provided with adequate assistance...
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We welcome the efforts of the global health actors and other stakeholders to rally financial support to the research and development (R&D), manufacturing and distribution of COVID-19 vaccines, diagnostics and therapeutics through the May 4th global pledging conference 1 .
Il existe un réel danger que l'accès aux avancées médicales concernant le COVID-19 soit limité. © Olivier Papegnies
COVID-19 has no nation and no ethnicity. If the pandemic goes unattended in one country, it will accelerate beyond that country’s borders, potentially overwhelming the world’s ability to respond.
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In the face of potential COVID-19 outbreak in the Gaza Strip, Israel is obliged to take measures to save lives, permitting the entry of medical equipment and supplies, to meet patients’ needs.
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