MSF worldwide work highlight (22/7-4/8)

In Syria the number of people in need of urgent medical care keeps increasing. MSF runs six hospitals, four health centres and several mobile clinic programmes inside Syria. The extremely high insecurity means that MSF's reach is limited. Throughout most of the country, there are places where medical services are either limited or totally absent.
MSF teams in Mauritania that have been working among 75,000 Malian refugees at the Mbéra camp since February 2012 are now scaling up their medical activities. Although the emergency phase of the response is coming to an end, significant needs remain. 
MSF has launched the Commercial Sex Workers (CSW) Community Outreach Clinic as a part of new model of care for CSWs in Nsanje, the southernmost district in Malawi. According to official estimates, the prevalence of HIV among CSWs in Nsanje is an alarming 82%, even higher than the reported national prevalence of 71%. With no local response targeting sex workers and a continuously low supply of condoms in the district, CSWs are a driver of new HIV infections in Malawi and in the district. 
Nearly 50,000 Congolese have fled and crossed the border into Uganda following the attack on the village of Kamango, in North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo. MSF is working in a transit camp near Bundibugyo, where 20,000 people are staying, and along the border, where refugees have settled.
Countless migrants, mainly Ethiopians, pass through Yemen on their way to Saudi Arabia; many become victims of torture at the hands of human traffickers. Last April, the Yemeni authorities carried out a campaign to release hundreds of migrants held by traffickers and begin to repatriate them to their home countries. MSF has been running a mental health care program at the centre since May.
MSF is responding to a fresh wave of violence that has broken out in some areas of Sudan’s Darfur region along the border with Chad. In the past week, MSF teams have treated 30 new injured patients, 13 of whom suffered from gunshot wounds, and were evacuated to the nearby town of Abeche for emergency surgery. It is the largest wave of wounded MSF has seen in the last two months.