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MSF activities in Yemen reviewed

MSF activities in Yemen reviewed

[29/October/2016]


SANA’A, Oct. 29 (Saba) – Acting Prime Minister Talal Aqlan met on Saturday in Sana’a with head of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) mission in Yemen.

During the meeting, they reviewed the medical and humanitarian services provided by the French, Spanish, Swiss, and Netherlands MSF missions in a number of governorates in the country.

They also talked about the overall humanitarian tasks carried out by the mission to contribute to treating the war wounded of the aggression and internal fronts, in addition to providing health services to mothers and children.

The MSF representatives provided a summary of other activities such as transporting wounded people to hospitals and providing first aid and psychological support as well as dialysis reagents and medicines and oxygen as well.

They pointed out that the total of medical assistance provided since March 2016 up to the moment is at 1,750 tons, valuing support and coordination of the Ministry of Public Health and Population.

They affirmed commitment to provide humanitarian services to the Yemeni people.

For his part, the Acting Prime Minister, Aqlan, commended the humanitarian works implemented by MFS in Yemen under the current hard conditions due to the aggression, explaining the volume of challenges facing health sector because of the prolonged aggression and siege.

He expressed hope that MSF increases its support for Yemen, specially under the increasing number of wounded people and patients of cancer and renal failure.


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