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Aïchata Coulibaly is a mother of 4 children. She brought her 9 month-old daughter, Salimata Diarra, from her village Sourouwel to Niono hospital for treatment.[Photo: MSF/Lamine Keita]

Patient stories from the Niono project in Mali

Aïchata is a farmer and a mother of four children. She left her village of Sourouwel to take her nine-month-old daughter Salimata to Niono referral health centre, which is supported by Médecins...

A Rohingya in Central Rakhine, Myanmar: “We hold our frustration inside because we cannot speak out”

Suleiman, along with 9000 other Rohingya Muslims in Central Rakhine state is denied freedom of movement, forcibly confined in a village with poor living conditions and very limited access to basic...
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“He just kept running, despite the wound and the bleeding”

MSF doctor, Luca,  recounts the story of a 20-year-old Libyan who had shrapnel removed from his torso aboard the Ocean Viking. “Khalil was saved from a rubber boat on Monday 12 August 2019. I...
A man looks out from a shelter in the market zone in Bentiu PoC (Protection of Civilians) site. [ © Emin Ozmen/Magnum Photos ]

“Sometimes we hear from the radio about peace, but we don't have full information.”

Fleeing war is difficult, fleeing with one leg even more so.James is a father of four who has lived in Bentiu PoC since 2013. Before the crisis, while working with a company, a chemical caused...


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