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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 // 04 May, 2020

Lebanon Researchers Develop New Guidance for the Delivery of Psychological Therapy to Children by Phone

Psychologists from Queen Mary University of London, American University of Beirut, Médecins du Monde and John Hopkins University, have created a free online resource for mental health services now looking to deliver psychological therapy remotely to children amid the current Covid-19 pandemic. The guidance document draws on the researchers’ experience adapting an existing psychological treatment […]

Testimonies // 02 Feb, 2020

Lebanon A Mental Health & Substance Use Community Center provides free psychosocial support services in Baalbeck

In the framework of the AFD (Agence francaise de Développement) project “Improving Mental Health and Well-being of people living in Lebanon”, the Community Mental Health & Substance Use Center; run by Médecins du Monde (MdM) and Skoun, opened its doors in Baalbeck last July to serve a large community in need of mental health and substance use services.

Joint press releases // 16 Oct, 2019

Syria The Syria INGO Regional Forum statement on impact of military developments on the civilian population in northeast Syria

The Syria INGO Regional Forum, comprising 73 INGOs responding to the Syria crisis, expressed deep concern at the rapidly deteriorating humanitarian situation since Turkey’s military operation started on the 9 October. The UN estimates that more than 200,000 people have been displaced, and is planning to support up to 400,000 people with assistance and protection in the coming period.

Joint press releases // 14 Oct, 2019

Syria 15 aid agencies warn of humanitarian crisis in North-East Syria

Civilians in north-east Syria are at risk and humanitarian aid could be cut off following the launch of a new military operation in the area, leading aid agencies are warning.

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A Mental Health & Substance Use Community Center provides free psychosocial support services in Baalbeck

In the framework of the AFD (Agence francaise de Développement) project “Improving Mental Health and Well-being of people living in Lebanon”, the Community Mental Health & Substance Use Center; run by Médecins du Monde (MdM) and Skoun, opened its doors in Baalbeck last July to serve a large community in need of mental health and substance use services.

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