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AN INVISIBLE CRISIS: EXPLORING MENTAL HEALTH NEEDS IN THE SYRIAN AND IRAQI CRISES ©Reuters
An invisible crisis is happening in the countries affected by the Syrian and Iraqi crises. Médecins du Monde (MdM) releases a booklet to mark World Mental Health Day (October 10th) in order to shed light on the important mental health and psychosocial needs of people who have been plagued by the...
MdM France, MdM Suisse et MdM Espagne luttent contre la stigmatisation liée à la santé mentale en Palestine. © Cyril Zannettacci
As part of the world mental health day (10 October 2018), MDM France, Switzerland and Spain have launched a joint public campaign in Palestine aimed at combating mental health stigma.
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Battered women, children living on the streets, prisoners, victims of political violence, disabled people, people who use drugs , people suffering from Aids or hepatitis C… There are many Egyptians who suffer from mood disorders, anxiety disorders or post-traumatic stress. These ailments impact...
Avec l’aide de travailleurs communautaires, nos équipes ont soutenu la formation d’associations de démanteleurs © Lam Duc Hien
Every year, our world produces several million tonnes of waste electrical and electronic equipment known as « e-waste ». Although the United States and Europe are the biggest producers, it is developing, low-income countries which receive the bulk of them. So, in the Philippines, treatment of e-...
The population lives in a permanent state of extreme stress owing to the proximity of the Israeli settlements. ©Olivier Papegnies
Living with the blockade in Gaza The Gaza Strip is one of the most densely populated areas in the world. 1.8 million people live there, with almost 70% of them living in the eight refugee camps . The humanitarian situation has worsened with the intensifying of the land, air and sea blockade imposed...
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Syrian refugees are scattered across hundreds of places in Lebanon, often in the poorest parts of the country, and have difficulty in accessing essential services. Their limited financial resources mean that more and more they are forced to live in camps, overcrowded apartments and buildings which...