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MdM (Médecins du Monde) is an international humanitarian organisation providing medical care to the most vulnerable populations affected by war, natural disasters, disease, famine, poverty and exclusion, those who do not have access to health care, those who the world is gradually forgetting.

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Lebanon

The sheer number of refugees places a huge strain on the Lebanese healthcare system. The public primary healthcare network is not fully in place and relies on an extremely expensive private sector. Despite partial subsidisation and relatively low fees, many refugees struggle to access health services. In 2017, about 70% of refugees from Syria in Lebanon lack valid residence.

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Joint press releases // 17 May, 2018

Palestine 80+ INGOs demand accountability for Israel’s unlawful Killing of demonstrators in the Gaza Strip

AIDA, a network of more than 80 INGOs operating in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt), on Tuesday condemned Israel’s unlawful killing of demonstrators at the border of the Gaza Strip on 14 May 2018. So far, 61 Palestinians have been killed, including one medic and eight children, and over 2,700 others have been injured, the […]

MdM press releases // 16 May, 2018

Palestine Palestine-Gaza: Médecins du Monde condemns the use of force

(Paris, 15/05/2018) On the 70th anniversary of the Nakba, Médecins du Monde – Doctors of the World (MdM), which has been operating in Palestine for over 16 years, condemns Israel’s use of force against Palestinian civilians in the Gaza Strip. Palestinians have been demonstrating since 30 March this year, calling for their right to return. 70 […]

Testimonies // 14 May, 2018

Lebanon Voices from the field: Amany Houchaimi

Amany Houchaimi, is a 24-year-old senior case manager who has been working with MdM – Lebanon Mission since 2015. She is part of the mental health team working with Syrian refugees and the Lebanese community. A case manager performs intake interviews to get a better understanding of beneficiary’s challenges and then assists in connecting with […]

Campaigns // 14 May, 2018

Iraq Waste Management Awareness Campaign

On February 28th 2018, the Iraqi government revoked the garbage disposal contracts for Kirkuk city. In March 2018, the accumulation of garbage and waste in different areas of Kirkuk became flagrant and MdM identified it as a public health threat. MdM, taking into account its priority thematic area of “Health in Harmful environments for working […]

Testimonies

Voices from the field: Amany Houchaimi

Amany Houchaimi, is a 24-year-old senior case manager who has been working with MdM – Lebanon Mission since 2015. She is part of the mental health team working with Syrian refugees and the Lebanese community. A case manager performs intake interviews to get a better understanding of beneficiary’s challenges and then assists in connecting with […]

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