Colombia

Using the story related by a 51 year old cuban woman who survived the Darien, this is a representation of what she lived inspired by. ©MSF/Jorge Montoya In 2021, the number of people risking their lives while crossing the Darién Gap, a treacherous, roadless, 60-mile (97-kilometer) stretch of jungle...
More than 11,000 migrants arrived in Panama from Colombia in June. This is the highest figure so far this year and a very unusual number in one month during the rainy season, when crossing the tropical jungle of the Darién becomes even more dangerous. In response, MSF has reinforced its medical...
Despite the end of Colombia’s 50-year long conflict with the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia – People’s Army (FARC-EP) in November 2016, the country still faces many challenges.
On the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, MSF alerts on the need for an emergency focus across all institutions involved in the response Sexual violence should be treated as a medical emergency. If we want the survivors to receive the comprehensive medical attention...
“As team leader of the mobile clinic, I need to know everything – not only about treating a patient as a doctor but also from budgeting to running the boat and other handyman’s work. I learned when to shift the boat’s horsepower depending on the river’s current, water level, or the weather.” Known...
MSF calls for more and better mental health care for the victims of the armed conflict The victims of the Colombian conflict not only suffer from the direct consequences of violence caused by the on-going conflict but also suffer from social and institutional stigma and neglect in Colombia. The...
Subscribe to RSS - Colombia