Doctors Without Borders

MSF Says Greece's Moria Migrant Camp is a Coronavirus "Time Bomb"

The migrant camp at Moria, on the island of Lesvos, the largest in Greece, is a "time bomb" waiting to explode as the coronavirus has spread to the local population, an official from the group Doctors without Borders (MSF)...

Greek Migrant Camps Could Become Hotspots of Coronavirus Outbreak, MSF Warns

Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has called for the immediate evacuation of migrant camps on Greece's islands, arguing that the conditions there provide “the perfect storm” for a COVID-19 outbreak. “The evacuation of the camps on the Greek islands is now...

Greek Surgeon Elected President of Doctors Without Borders Organization

The International humanitarian group Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), or Doctors Without Borders, announced on Monday that Greek surgeon Christos Christou has been elected to serve as their international president. Christou was elected president during MSF’s International General Assembly in June...

''Doctors Without Borders'' Secures Affordable Pneumonia Vaccines for Refugee Children in Greece

The humanitarian aid organization ''Médecins sans frontières'' (Doctors Without Borders, or MSF) announced on Friday that they secured pneumonia vaccines at an affordable price in order to vaccinate children who live in refugee camps in Greece. MSF noted that this...

Ten Thousand Migrants Crossed Greece's Evros Border in 2018

More than 10,000 refugees and migrants have crossed into Greece illegally through the Greece-Turkey border at Evros in the first half of 2018, with Doctors Without Borders (MSF) sending extra staff to meet their medical needs. So far, the number...

Conditions for Refugees on Islands are ‘Regrettable and Infuriating’, Says MSF Head in Greece

Living conditions for refugees on Greece’s islands is “regrettable and infuriating”, the head of the MSF (Doctors without Borders) mission in Greece, Clément Perrin, told Athens-Macedonian News Agency (ANA) on Friday. Perrin said families with newborn babies or small children...

The Plight of Refugees Captured in Photos by Pulitzer Prize Winner Yannis Behrakis' on Display at Athens Airport

In the photo exhibition People on the Move, the camera of Pulitzer prize-winning photojournalist Yannis Behrakis captures the plight of refugees forced to leave their homes in search of a better life. The exhibition is organized by the Athens International...

Doctors Without Borders to Inoculate Thousands of Refugee Children at Elliniko Camp

As refugee children have been caught in the middle of war-torn events over the last several years, one vital health concern has developed. Children have not had access to inoculations for some time now, and Doctors Without Borders and the...

Police Brutality Shown to Unaccompanied Refugee Minors in Greece

Doctors Without Borders have reported violence at the Reception and Identification Center of Morias at Lesbos. The case came to light when 12 Pakistani minors visited the medical center on June 24, accompanied by the center's chief for an...

Doctors Without Borders: EU's Refugee Policies are in Contrast to Humanitarian Values

The refugee policies followed by the European Union are in direct contrast to its humanitarian values, the International Secretary General of “Doctors Without Borders,” Jerome Oberreit, told ANA-MPA in an interview on Thursday, just a few days after the...