Mental health

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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Precarious humanitarian and healthcare situation for migrants Since the closure of the Balkan route and the introduction of greater controls on the Turkish border, the Mediterranean coast of Egypt has become a major place of departure for migrants and refugees heading for Europe. Migrants ,...
Avec l’aide de travailleurs communautaires, nos équipes ont soutenu la formation d’associations de démanteleurs © Lam Duc Hien
Médecins du Monde comes to the aid of the Filipino people The people of Barangay 775 live in one of the poorest and most densely populated parts of Manila which is regularly afflicted by disasters. Since 2001 three major fires have partially destroyed the barangay and the area is often flooded. The...
The population lives in a permanent state of extreme stress owing to the proximity of the Israeli settlements. ©Olivier Papegnies
Emergency
Forced to abandon their lands over 70 years ago, the Palestinians have been living under Israeli occupation for over 50 years. For the last 13 years a large proportion of the population has also been subjected to the blockade of the Gaza Strip. This is the context in which Médecins du Monde has...
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Lebanon hosts more Syrian refugees than any other country Lebanon is dealing with an enormous influx of refugees. It is a major challenge for the humanitarian organisations working in the region. Over 5.5 million Syrians , men, women and children, have fled the civil war which has been raging in...
 
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