Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)@doctorswithoutborders

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An MSF medical team attends to patients in the inpatient department of the health centre in Hitsats refugee camp. Between May and September, malaria is one of the main health concerns for refugees and the lcoal community in the Tigray Region of Ethiopia.
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Every month, around 5,000 Eritreans flee their country. Half of them arrive in refugee camps in the Tigray and Afar regions of Ethiopia. Since 2015, MSF has provided health services in the area with a focus on mental health and psychiatric care. The programme also provides medical services to the people in Hitsats and Shimelba refugee camps, as well as to the local community.
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Photo by @gabrielefcasini
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Brhti, 26, arrived in the Hitsats refugee camp in the north of Ethiopia in February 2018 with her three children Filmon, 10, Azami, three, and Simon, one. In Eritrea, Brhti says her husband worked in the army and they lived in a house with some land. Her role was taking care of the children and harvesting the land. Despite this, they were not able to secure enough food or money for their family.
Her daughter Azami suffers from a painful condition causing necrotising tissue around her jaw, for which she could not find adequate healthcare in Eritrea. Because of this combination of reasons, she decided to leave for Ethiopia. Now her daughter is being treated at the MSF health centre in Hitsats camp. She feels that the future for her children and herself are brighter here in the refugee camp than in Eritrea.
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Photo by @gabrielefcasini
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Every month, around 5,000 Eritreans flee their country. Half of them arrive in refugee camps in the Tigray and Afar regions of Ethiopia. Since 2015, MSF has provided health services in the area with a focus on mental health and psychiatric care. The programme also provides medical services to the people in Hitsats and Shimelba refugee camps, as well as to the local community.
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Here, a mother holds her baby who is being treated for malaria. Between May and September, malaria is one of the main healtch concerns for refugees and the local community in the Tigray region of Ethiopia.
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Photo by @gabrielefcasini
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#MSF #DoctorsWithoutBorders #Ethiopia #Tigray #Afar #Eritrea #Eritrean #refugee #malaria #refugeecamp #mentalhealth #psychiatry #mom #mother #baby


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Australian psychologist Diane Hanna recently returned from her first assignment with MSF in Mosul, Iraq, where she provided mental healthcare to people displaced by conflict in the city. The powerful artwork she produced while in Iraq helped tell the story of the women and children she met in Mosul.
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Diane: “This is myself on the right with Dr Sandra. The best practice treatment for severe acute malnutrition is therapeutic feeding in conjunction with psychosocial support and education. Our team in Qayyarah assessed and treated women and their babies. Plumpy’Nut, a therapeutic food, was given to babies over six months as part of a continuing therapeutic program through our outpatient nutrition centre.”
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Click the link in our bio and select this image again to see more from Diane, or watch our latest #IGTV video to find out more about the situation in Mosul today.
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#MSF #DoctorsWithoutBorders #Iraq #Mosul #BattleforMosul #psychology #psychologist #women #children #art #painting #drawing #illustration #Australian #watercolour #watercolor


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Australian psychologist Diane Hanna recently returned from her first assignment with MSF in Mosul, Iraq, where she provided mental healthcare to people displaced by conflict in the city. The powerful artwork she produced while in Iraq helped tell the story of the women and children she met in Mosul.
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Diane: “When you're hot, thirsty, tired, and aching but listening to a mother tell you about how her son died in her arms, you reach a new level of humility and find a compassion that only other aid workers can identify with. As I finished this piece, my friend’s little girl commented, ‘Di, you forgot the tears for the teddy, he's sad now too.’”
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Click the link in our bio and select this image again to see more from Diane, or watch our latest #IGTV video to find out more about the situation in Mosul today.
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#MSF #DoctorsWithoutBorders #Iraq #Mosul #BattleforMosul #psychology #psychologist #women #children #art #painting #drawing #illustration #Australian #watercolour #watercolor


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Australian psychologist Diane Hanna recently returned from her first assignment with MSF in Mosul, Iraq, where she provided mental healthcare to people displaced by conflict in the city. The powerful artwork she produced while in Iraq helped tell the story of the women and children she met in Mosul.
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Diane: “Many women, as well as the men, would tearfully reminisce about life in Mosul before it turned ‘black’ – a term used to describe the period of Islamic State group occupation. The way their faces would beam when they spoke of their lives before, is depicted in this illustration of a woman lovingly wrapping her arms around her memories of the city.”
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Click the link in our bio and select this image again to see more from Diane, or watch our latest #IGTV video to find out more about the situation in Mosul today.
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#MSF #DoctorsWithoutBorders #Iraq #Mosul #BattleforMosul #psychology #psychologist #women #children #art #painting #drawing #illustration #Australian #watercolour #watercolor


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Eleven-year-old Rasha sits outside her tent in a camp for displaced people in northern Iraq with our psychologist Raz Babakr. “My life in the camp is good... MSF treated me. And now I’m better,” Rasha says. “I was cured from the fear I felt because of what I saw during IS (islamic state). I am like my old self... before IS came.”
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MSF has been working in Iraq since 1991 and provides primary and secondary healthcare, services for expectant and new mothers, treatment for chronic diseases, surgery and rehabilitation for war-wounded, mental health support and health education activities. We currently work in the governorates of Erbil, Diyala, Ninewa, Kirkuk, Anbar and Baghdad.
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Click the link in our bio and click this photo again to hear more from Rasha.
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Photo ©️ Sacha Myers/MSF
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Rasha and her father Halif live in a camp for displaced people in northern Iraq. They are originally from Mosul but fled the city when Rasha’s uncle was killed and the fighting between the Islamic State group and the Iraqi forces became too intense. After they arrived in Hassansham camp (near the city of Erbil) in March 2017, Rasha was constantly scared as a result of the traumatic events she had witnessed in Mosul. Rasha received support from MSF psychologists to manage and overcome her fear.
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Click the link in our bio and click this photo again to hear more from Rasha.
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Photo ©️ Sacha Myers/MSF
#iraq #mosul #idp #northerniraq #iraqi #doctorswithoutborders #msf #doctors #doctor #humanitarian #healthcare #erbil


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Eleven-year-old Rasha from Iraq sits with her dad: “Bullets and shrapnel came into our house and our neighbour’s house. My mother was afraid for us so we went to my uncle’s house. We stayed the night with them,” Rasha says. “The next day... when we went out of the main door, a sniper started shooting at us. We hid in the kitchen. Then my father yelled “Ali Ali Ali”. Ali didn’t answer. My father went out and saw my uncle dead near the car.”
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Rasha received support from Raz and other MSF psychologists to manage and overcome her fear.MSF works in six locations near Mosul and Erbil providing mental healthcare and treatment for non-communicable diseases, such as diabetes. The mental health services include psychological and psychiatric consultations, group therapy, psychosocial counselling and child therapy.
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Click the link in our bio and click this photo again to hear more from Rasha.
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Photo ©️ Sacha Myers/MSF
#iraq #mosul #idp #northerniraq #iraqi #doctorswithoutborders #msf #doctors #doctor #humanitarian #healthcare #erbil


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We treat many migrants and refugees arriving in Mexico with sores and wounds on their feet, after days on the road. Sexual violence is also prevalent across the migration routes.
Consuelo Chávez, an anthropologist working with our team in Mexico, told us: "many women from Central America take a contraceptive injection because they know they are going to be raped."
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To hear Consuelo and others describe the reality for migrants and refugees in Mexico, click the link in our bio then select this image again.
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Photo ©️ Juan Carlos Tomasi (@jcarlostomasi)
#Mexico #Honduras #migrants #refugees #migrant #refugee #msf #doctors #doctorswithoutborders #migration #forcedtoflee @forcedfromhome


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Alexi Avila is 42 years old. He left Honduras for Mexico because he was abused by family members who did not accept his sexual orientation.
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Click the link in our bio then tap this image to hear Alexi and others explain the situation for thousands of Central Americans in Mexico who've been forced from home.
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Photo ©️ Juan Carlos Tomasi (@jcarlostomasi)
#Mexico #Honduras #migrants #refugees #migrant #refugee #msf #doctors #doctorswithoutborders #migration #forcedtoflee @forcedfromhome


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David Pineda is a 61-year-old farmer from Honduras. He fled to Mexico after he was threatened by local gangs looking to profit from his coffee farm. Click the link in our bio then tap this image to hear David and others explain the situation for thousands of Central Americans in Mexico who've been forced from home.
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Photo ©️ Juan Carlos Tomasi (@jcarlostomasi)

#Mexico #Honduras #migrants #refugees #migrant #refugee #msf #doctors #doctorswithoutborders #migration #forcedtoflee @forcedfromhome


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