Mother & child healthcare

Arunn Jegan is an Australian Project Coordinator who recently returned from his second field assignment in Taiz, Yemen.
 
Senseless violence, lawlessness, resilient people tired of conflict, and a natio
On May 26, a healthy baby boy was born on board MV Aquarius, a search and rescue ship run in partnership between Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and SOS MEDITERRANEE. Baby Miracle was born in international waters at 3.45pm, with his mother rescued just days before on May 24 by an Italian navy vessel...
All the peripheral health centers are closed and only 13 wounded casualties reached the hospital The Médecins Sans Frontières team at the Paoua hospital treated 13 victims of the fighting and attacks that began on Wednesday 27 December. “This is very little, taking into account the number of...
After 14 years of presence in Kurram district, in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is withdrawing from the area. The authorities have refused to issue a no objection certificate (NoC), without providing any explanation. With no valid NoC, MSF cannot...
During the three months in Bor, I never saw a patient nor their family shed a drop of tear. 
 
Special care for sick newborns A mother of eight holds her sick baby in the newborn unit in Dasht-e-Barchi. Her first seven children were born at home but now that Médecins Sans Frontières offers free maternal care, she decided to come to the hospital. © Aurelie Baumel/MSF Médecins Sans Frontières...
In our project hospital, the growing need for neonatal and maternal care was clear, as these are the vulnerable groups affected by Yemen’s ongoing war.
Here we try to plant seeds of hope, but in the aftermath of civil war... 
 
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