Europe

Médecins du Monde (MdM), ONG médicale internationale, s’alarme des plans de l’Union européenne visant à renvoyer des migrants vers la Grèce. MdM rappelle à la communauté internationale l’état de précarité extrême dont souffre ce pays – ainsi que les réfugiés actuellement sur le territoire - et...
Migrants Serbiet ©Olivier Papegnies 2017
The migrant crisis, which reached its height in 2015, saw thousands of migrants entering and leaving Serbia, a country of transit en route to northern Europe. After the official closure of the Balkan route at the beginning of 2016, there was a significant reduction in the numbers, falling from 579,...
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Russia is facing a growing HIV epidemic, which particularly affects people who use drugs and sex workers . These people are at risk of violence from the police, from clients, from exploitation networks… Their working conditions, the social stigma to which they are subjected and the difficulties...
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The deteriorating situation in Libya and the closure of the border with Turkey have caused an increase in the number of migrants taking the Mediterranean route to central Europe. In 2016, over 180,000 people arrived by boat, mainly having passed through Libya, making Italy, as well as Greece, one...
The use of drugs developed very quickly in Georgia after the collapse of the Soviet Union, and now affects up to 1 % of the entire population, that is 45,000 people. In a social setting where there is strong rejection of drug users , the institutional response is based solely on criminalisation...
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In Bulgaria, where the mortality rate of women in labour and the rate of abortion are twice as high as in the rest of Europe (almost one third of pregnancies are aborted in Bulgaria), the most marginalised groups are the most at risk. «The abortion rate is twice as high as in the rest of Europe.»...
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Over the last 15 years, Turkey has become a significant waypoint for migrants trying to reach Europe. Mainly from Syria but also from Afghanistan, Iran or Africa, they travel through the country in their thousands. In 2016, the number of migrants living in Turkey was estimated at over 3 million, of...
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La Russie fait face à une épidémie croissante de VIH , le nombre de cas de VIH officiellement enregistrés dépassant 1,2 million et augmentant d'environ 10% chaque année. L’épidémie touche particulièrement les travailleuses et travailleurs du sexe . Du fait de la criminalisation de leur activité,...
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En Italie, alors que le premier semestre 2017 a été marqué par des arrivées en mer massives de migrants , les traversées ont fortement diminué dès juillet de la même année suite à la signature d’accords entre la Libye et le gouvernement italien (80% de baisse entre 2017 et 2018). En septembre 2018...
Un bénévole soigne un migrant à Calais © Olivier Papegnies
Doctors of the World is present in France and abroad. Our 15 delegations are more than 60 programs across France. More than 8 million people in France are below the poverty line, that 14% of the working population. Faced with this observation, Doctors of the World is committed to populations in distress. Homeless, poorly housed, drug users, exiles ... Doctors of the World works in France against all forms of discrimination and exclusion to health.