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25 Jul 2018 description

FOREWORD

In a complex and fast-changing world, we remain focused and resolute in pursuit of our goal – to provide the most appropriate, effective medicine in the harshest of environments. As well as responding to vital needs, our aid is born of a desire to show solidarity with people who are suffering, whether as a result of conflict, neglect or disease.

08 Mar 2012 description

À l’occasion de la Journée internationale de la femme, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) constate que le nombre de femmes mourant en couches reste élevé, et ce, alors que ces décès pourraient être facilement évités. Dans un rapport intitulé sur la mortalité maternelle, MSF montre comment des soins obstétriques d’urgence dispensés dans des situations de crises humanitaires peuvent avoir un impact direct et sauver des vies.

08 Mar 2012 description

Every day, approximately 1,000 women die in childbirth or from a pregnancy-related complication. Maternal death can occur at any time in pregnancy, but delivery is by far the most dangerous time for both the mother and the baby. The vast majority of these deaths can be prevented if access to emergency obstetric care is ensured.

13 Oct 2011 description

While young victims of war and famine are able to access latest lifesaving, nutritious foods, millions more malnourished children still receive poor quality food aid