Medecins Sans Frontieres

''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...

First 100 Migrants Removed from Overcrowded Lesvos Camp (video)

The first 100 out of a total of 2,000 asylum seekers scheduled to be removed from the Moria refugee camp on Lesvos departed by ferry on Friday for Kavala in Northern Greece. The move came after Medecins Sans Frontieres warned...

Vulnerable Migrant Groups Must be Removed from Greek Island, MSF says

Greek authorities must remove children and other vulnerable groups from the Moria refugee camp on Lesvos as their physical and mental health is in danger, the Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) aid agency said on Monday. A total 615 migrants arrived...

DW: 'The Misery Is Still Real' in Refugee Camps in Greece

Conditions in refugee facilities on Greek islands are still dire, says a Deutsche Welle report, quoting a Medecins Sans Frontieres doctor. The Human Rights Organization Pro Asyl has accused Germany of delaying the admission of refugees from southern Europe as...

Greece: Médecins Sans Frontières Asks Pfizer and GSK to Reduce Exorbitant Price of Vaccines for Refugee Children

Over the past few weeks, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has vaccinated over 5,000 refugee children from the age of six months to 15 years in camps and settlements in Greece. MSF has once again denounced the high-price that governments and non-governmental...

Greece Fences Turkish Border But Immigrants Come By Sea

As Greece completed a 10.5-kilometer (6.5 miles) long fence on its border with Turkey along the Evros River in a bid to keep out seemingly endless waves of illegal immigrants, a small boat carrying an overload of Iraqis fleeing...