2012 marks the start of a new year for the Greek Doctors of the World. Come along to welcome the Read More
The Medicins du Monde request by Francois Hollande to put an end to the policies that ‘generates patients’.
Faced with the socialist candidate, Medicins du Monde affects the issue of health crisis that affects the poorest people in France and bring the issue of solidarity health system: 30% people of France say that they have either delayed or stopped therapy because of the lack of resources. Among patients treated by Medicins du Monde: 8% of pregnant women living in the street, the 2 / 3 of children under 6 years old not continue consistently vaccination, 50% of patients have a serious or chronic illness and have not healed. At the same time diseases of poverty have made their reappearance: tuberculosis, gastroenteritis, epidemic of measles.
The Pavilion of the Doctors of the World will be open from December 13, 2011 until December 30, 2011 and Read More
We invite you to a seminar entitled:”Climate changes and natural disasters. How prepared are we?”On Thursday, December 15, 2011 from 16:00 to 20:00 in the Auditorium of the Foundation for Biomedical Research Academy of Athens at 4 Soranos and Ephesus Street, Papagou.The seminar is organized by the PSP of the Medical School of Athens:• International Health Crisis Management • Environment and Health: Management of Environmental Affairs That Affect Health• Pediatric Nursing: Clinical and Research• Stress Control and Health Promotion
MdM will continue its work for three years, overseeing a project promoting the rights of street children, including better access to healthcare.
Médecins du Monde invites you to attend the Medical seminar, which is aimed at medical students and volunteers of the organization on December 3rd, 2011.
Doctors of the World/METApolis’Let’s Go to the Beach…’’/AwardsTursday 08.12.2011 19.30-22.30/ Aiolou & kolokotronis AthensThe awards ceremony for the competition will start at 20.30.‘’Participating by taking a photo from a wall/Donating 2 euros for a vaccine’’ will start at 21.00For the fund raising purchases of vaccines for MDM’s mission in Uganda.
The restrictions imposed by Israel on the movement and access of humanitarian assistance and development cooperation in the Occupied Palestinian Territory cost more than 3.2 million euro per year, according to the Association of International Organizations for Development (Asociación de Agencias Internacionales de Desarrollo – AIDA).
December 1st, International Day for the fight against HIV
Tanzania has become one of the most important "crossroads" for drug trafficking in Africa
Place of "transactions" and but also lace of "power", the country currently counts over 25 000 drug users who get their dose by injection. A constantly increasing number in cities and where the use of heroin by injection spreads and thus broadcasts, both HIV and hepatitis.
Abidjan – 10 May 2011
Last week was the final battle for Yopougon – and full control of Abidjan. It was fought out block for block, street by street. Watching the elimination of unorganised militias in a densely populated area of over fifty square kilometres must have been a nightmare. While we were visiting some of the health centres in the worst hit areas, the tension of the recent events could almost be touched.