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Women and children The Island’s overall health situation has deteriorated since the political crisis in 2009. Women are the first to suffer. By failing to arrive on time in healthcare centres, many of them die during childbirth. Whilst use of contraception has increased, access to modern, effective...
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Kenya is one of the countries with the most injecting drug users . Users are stigmatised by the population and by health professionals, they are marginalised, and often have no access to the care that they need. Without the necessary treatment, with no sterile equipment available and often unaware...
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Virtually all women from the Afar people undergo extreme genital mutilation, with total ablation of the clitoris and the labia minora and with an almost total closure of the labia majora (this is known as infibulation and not excision). In zone 5 of the Afar region, this mutilation is carried out...
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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...
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Young people and teenager's sexuality There continue to be many obstacles in the way of access to good quality healthcare in Côte d’Ivoire, in particular the absence of a legislative framework for SRH (the current law dates back to1920), the lack of funding for contraceptive products and stock outs...
Malnutrition Contraception and family planning In Burkina Faso, and especially in the Sahelian province of Djibo, access to contraception and family planning is very difficult for women . This reflects the general difficulty in accessing care, often for geographic reasons but also and above all for...
Algeria is no longer just a country of transit for migrants en route to Europe. It is also a country of choice for people from sub-Saharan Africa, including Central Africa and West Africa. Thus, tens of thousands of migrants are currently living in Algeria, particularly in the cities in the north...
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The Central African population has been severely affected by clashes between anti-Balaka local militias and the Seleka , an assorted coalition of armed forces in power. Poverty has increased in People living in the Central African Republic have been severely affected by fighting between the local...
L'oppression des populations LGBT En Ouganda, les populations LGBT (lesbiennes, gays, bisexuelles et transgenres) sont opprimées, violentées, emprisonnées . Dans ce pays où la parole religieuse est très forte, Médecins du Monde intervient par la voie de la santé pour améliorer le quotidien de ces...
Les arrestations et les expulsions de migrants vers le Niger se sont multipliées en Algérie en 2018 et représentent des événements répétés et constants qui aggravent leurs conditions sanitaires et sociales déjà préoccupantes. Les interpellations des autorités algériennes sont effectuées dans les...