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Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF)
SYRIAN BORDER | Treating Silent Killers
Description: Two years ago MSF launched its non-communicable diseases (NCDs) project in two clinics located in Irbid governorate, near the closed borders with Syria. Both clinics provide free-of-charge quality medical treatment to patients suffering from chronic diseases, in addition to psychosocial support sessions. Today, MSF continues to adapt its medical response to the needs of Syrian refugees and vulnerable Jordanians. As of November 2016, MSF has performed more than 44,000 consultations, including home visits, and provided more than 1600 psychosocial support sessions since their introduction in April 2016. Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international, independent, medical humanitarian organisation that delivers emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural disasters and exclusion from healthcare. SUBSCRIBE HERE: Help us caption & translate this video!
  09 Jan 2017   5m15s 19 275 0

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Reaching Every Last Child
Description: Some children live in places that are harder to reach with polio vaccines than others. In every vulnerable country, the World Health Organization helps make sure that every child receives polio vaccines; even those who are on the move, living in conflict zones or in remote communities. Find out more at
  24 Apr 2017   3m46s 10 106 0
The Polio Surveillance System
Description: The search for the poliovirus is triggered when any child is found with acute flaccid paralysis. From the most remote communities to the laboratory, the World Health Oranization makes sure that the pieces of the surveillance system work together so that if the poliovirus is circulating anywhere in the world it will be found – and stopped. Find out more at
  24 Apr 2017   4m10s 12 127 0
World Malaria Day 2017: bringing bednets to families in Chad
Description: Adam and his family live in a camp in South Chad and have just received 3 insecticide-treated bednets. Malaria is the leading cause of morbidity and mortality in Chad, with over 97 percent of the population at risk. 13 million people will be reached with insecticide-treated bednets ahead of the rainy season. UNDP and the Global Fund are supporting the government of Chad to help reach some of the most remote and high-risk areas of the country.
  24 Apr 2017   1m11s 3 32 0
World Malaria Day 2017: malaria prevention in conflict-affected regions of Chad
Description: Yongou and her family left their home and all their belongings two years ago when Boko Haram attacked a nearby village. Now they live in a camp for internally displaced people in Lake Chad. To ensure families like Yongou’s have the means to protect themselves, UNDP and the Global Fund are supporting the government of Chad to carry out a massive bednet distribution campaign across the country. 13 million people will be reached with insecticide-treated bednets in some of the hardest-to-reach and conflict-affected regions of Chad.
  24 Apr 2017   1m5s 3 39 0
Bangladesh: ICRC distributes food to 19,000 displaced Myanmar people
Description: The Bangladesh Red Crescent Society (BDRCS), supported by International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), has started distributing food assistance to more than 19,000 people. These people from Myanmar's Rakhine state have been residing in host communities in Bangladesh since October 2016. The ten day distribution, in the rural villages, was launched on April 10 in Teknaf area. The food ration should cover the needs of the families for one month. The assistance came following a joint needs assessment done by BDRCS and ICRC that indicated the dire food insecurity among the new arrivals from Myanmar. The BDRCS & ICRC have been responding to most urgent needs of the families from Rakhine since the beginning of the crisis. They provide health services in two major health complexes in Teknaf and Ukhia. There are also attempts to restore family links services.
  24 Apr 2017   1m 3 30 0
From DRC to Kentucky: Kristin Davis tells Catherine’s resettlement story
Description: Kristin Davis first met Congolese refugee Catherine and her baby Makena in Gihembe refugee camp in Rwanda. Catherine had been living in the camp for 20 years and was desperate to join her family, who had already been resettled to the United States. Kristin was reunited with Catherine a few months later in Lexington, Kentucky, following her resettlement from Rwanda. This video tells her story. Information for media: If you would like to use this video to communicate refugee stories or require B-Roll, transcripts, stills or much more information, please contact us at or --- Keep up to date with our latest videos: -- UNHCR, the UN refugee agency, works to protect and assist those fleeing war and persecution. Since 1950, we have helped tens of millions of people find safety and rebuild their lives. With your support, we can restore hope for many more. Read more at Support our work with refugees now by subscribing to this channel, liking this video and sharing it with your friends and contacts. Thanks so much for your help.
  24 Apr 2017   3m47s 77 0
For Her Health, I Make Sure She's Vaccinated
Description: The lengths one woman goes to in order to give her children the gift of immunization. #VaccinesWork
  23 Apr 2017   1m1s 19 149 0
Colombia: habitantes de la costa Pacífica viven en medio del conflicto
Description: Comunidades afrodescendientes y resguardos indígenas del Chocó enfrentan riesgos derivados de los enfrentamientos entre grupos armados y de la presencia de minas y otros artefactos explosivos en sus territorios.
  21 Apr 2017   1m24s 5 46 0
Godfrey's Journey: Treating NTDs in Malawi
Description: Godfrey Yonasi Cheleni is a health worker in Malawi in charge of delivering drugs to treat Lymphatic Filariasis - a painful and debilitating disease - to 8 villages in Malawi. Follow his journey to deliver these drugs to people who need them most.
  21 Apr 2017   2m57s 8 161 0
Farhad's Story, A Young Afghan Artist Stranded in Serbia
Description: Farhad, a talented young artist, is just one of 3,000 refugee children currently in Serbia. He wants to study painting and become famous someday. Most of all, he wants a place he can call home. This is his story. Film by Nick Whelan. The International Rescue Committee helps people whose lives and livelihoods are shattered by conflict and disaster to survive, recover and gain control of their future. DONATE NOW: LEARN MORE
  21 Apr 2017   2m9s 8 122 0
Adrian Banda: Village Doctor
Description: Adrian Banda carries the weight of his world on his shoulders. He is a slender man with chiseled high cheek bones and solemn eyes. Quiet and contemplative from afar, Adrian transforms when he speaks. Both fast and determined, a current of words cascade out of his mouth in his local dialect, Chichewa, and broken English. Adrian is a man who wears many hats. He is a farmer, a husband, a father of five and a guardian to another dependent who lives in his home. Adrian also serves his community as a volunteer community health worker. With a health system choked by a shortage of doctors and other health workers, volunteers like Adrian are essential in their communities.
  21 Apr 2017   2m15s 3 51 0
Mirriam: A Zambian Health Hero
Description: With her red colored hair tightly braided into 10 cornrows, and sporting a crisp white nurse gown and blue scrub, Mirriam is a picture of efficiency. She needs to be both efficient and effective. Mirriam is a midwife, nurse, administrator, counselor, and health champion for 15,000 people living in a labyrinth of scattered communities within a 7 mile radius of Kafumbwe’s regional health center in eastern Zambia.
  21 Apr 2017   2m22s 3 77 0