Middle East & North Africa

 
Malaria and malnutrition in South Sudan, Bentiu PoC, Sept 2015 Brendan Bannon.
Middle East & North Africa

Algeria

MSF first worked in Algeria in 1988 and closed its projects in 2016.
 
Bahrain
Middle East & North Africa

Bahrain

MSF first worked in Bahrain in 2011 and closed its projects in 2012.
 
Middle East & North Africa

Egypt

Egypt is a key transit and destination country for African and Middle Eastern refugees and migrants, many of whom have been subjected to violence or persecution in their countries.

9,200

individual mental health consultations

4,300

outpatient consultations
 
Harandi, Tehran, Iran
Middle East & North Africa

Iran

MSF provides free healthcare to excluded and marginalised groups in south Tehran, including drug users, sex workers, street children and the ghorbat ethnic minority. ​​​

19,600

outpatient consultations

3,500

individual mental health consultations

45

patients started on treatment for hepatitis C
 
Mosul : Qayyarah hospital
Middle East & North Africa

Iraq

After years of armed conflict and instability, the health sector in Iraq is struggling to get back on its feet. Many health facilities are destroyed and those still operating lack medical supplies and qualified health workers.

42,600

individual mental health consultations

6,200

births assisted

4,600

major surgical interventions
 
Dawn Of Recovery
Middle East & North Africa

Jordan

Jordan has registered over 650,000 Syrian refugees since 2011, according to the UNHCR. Lack of proper legal documentation, financial constraints and border closures mean that their access to healthcare is extremely limited.

67,600

outpatient consultations

8,300

individual mental health consultations

2,200

major surgical interventions
 
Home-based care in Burj el-Barajneh refugee camp, Beirut.
Middle East & North Africa

Lebanon

More than 1.5 million Syrians have fled into Lebanon since the conflict began in 2011, making Lebanon and Jordan the countries hosting the largest proportion of refugees in the world.

291,500

outpatient consultations

11,100

individual mental health consultations

5,600

births assisted
 
Detention Centres - Tripoli, Libya
Middle East & North Africa

Libya

Libya remains fragmented by conflict and fighting continues in several parts of the country. The breakdown of law and order, the economic collapse and the existence of three governments has had a severe impact on the healthcare system.

30,200

outpatient consultations

23,400

relief kits distributed
 
Voices from Gourougou, Morocco
Middle East & North Africa

Morocco

MSF first worked in Morocco in 1997 and closed its migrant health projects in 2013.