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MdM voices its positions and recommendations through press releases that you can find in this section. We also can sign joint statements (other press releases). You can also read the testimonies from the field or from MdM staff.

// 07 Sep, 2013

MdM and Amel Association launch a new mobile clinic in West Bekaa

Since mid-August 2013, MdM and Amel Association manage a new mobile clinic operating in the West Bekaa, around the village of Kamed-el-Loz. The clinic is part of MdM and Amel Association’s efforts to better cover the medical needs of Syrian refugees and vulnerable Lebanese living in the region. Access to health in the Bekaa remains […]

// 05 Sep, 2013

U.S. News – Another Casualty of Syria’s War: Its Medical System

The once prosperous nation is facing a health care crisis   By Ron Waldman, President of the Board of Directors of MdM-USA, Professor of Global Health at George Washington University President and one of the signatories of the open letter ‘Let us treat patients in Syria‘ published in the Lancet on 16 September 2013 In […]

MdM press releases // 02 Sep, 2013

Palestine Palestine: MdM addresses the impact of settlers’ violence on the mental health of Nablus residents through a new project

In response to rising Israeli settlers’ attacks on Palestinian villages and military activities in Nablus governorate, Médecins du Monde (MdM) started a new project in May 2013, providing psycho-social support to Palestinian communities most affected by such violence. MdM objective is to mitigate the impact of violence, especially on the mental health of Palestinians. In […]

MdM press releases // 28 Aug, 2013

MdM reinforces its presence in Syria in extreme conditions

As the situation steadily worsens two years into the Syrian conflict, MdM is reinforcing its local activities in a situation of extreme emergency. Following the recent attacks on civilians in Damascus, MdM is adjusting its aid to best address glaring needs. Syria’s terrible sanitary situation for the past two years has also caused urgent medical […]

// 16 May, 2013

MdM resumes its emergency preparedness activities in Gaza

In the beginning of May, MdM has resumed its emergency preparedness activities in Gaza, with the support of the German Ministry of Foreign Affairs. These activities have proven to be essential to prevent the overload in Gaza hospitals, either in normal or exceptional circumstances, such as the November 2012 military operations. As a continuity of […]

Campaigns // 23 Apr, 2013

A Call to Syria: Today, only bombs have access to civilians.

The humanitarian situation in Syria is worsening by the minute. The acts of violence perpetrated against civilians are intolerable. The numbers are terrifying: 70,000 people killed, 1 million refugees and 2 million people internally displaced. Summary executions, civilian populations held hostage and bombed, healthcare providers arrested, tortured and executed. There is nowhere left to run […]

MdM press releases // 01 Oct, 2012

Palestine: MdM photography exhibition ‘Palestine through my Eyes’ in Nablus

What do you see when you are a 12 year-old child living in Occupied Palestinian Territory? A photography exhibition by the children of the Nablus area that depicts their daily living environment Opening ceremony: 11am on Monday 15th October 2012 Zafer Al-Masri Auditoriums, Old Campus, An-Najah National University, Nablus What is it like to be […]