Press Release

Medecins Sans Frontieres-Primary Care International partnership to strengthen provision of chronic disease care in humanitarian contexts.

Chronic non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as diabetes and hypertension kill 38 million people each year. According to the WHO, 82% of these “premature” deaths occur in low- and middle-income countries. Up to half of all such deaths are linked to weak health systems that do not respond effectively and equitably to the health-care needs of … Read more …