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1/12 #APEC media: Australia paid many $Billions to private companies #IHMS & #PIH to provide limited medical services to #Manus refugees for 5+ years. Nothing to upgrade Manus Island Lorengau Hospital that’s a run-down, little provincial hospital servicing an entire community.
2/12 When #Manus refugees need X-rays, scans, dental treatment, surgery, emergency services, in-patient or out-of-hours services, they are sent to #Lorengau Hospital. This strains the already overburdened island health service. #APEC has triggered a Manus health services crisis.
3/12 While 5 critically ill refugees remain, PIH hospital Port Moresby discharged all PNG patients & cancelled dozens of sick refugees’ treatment. PIH/Australia refugee contract conflicts with preferred #APEC provider role. Dozens of sick refugees were forced to return to #Manus.
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Thread on the current situation in #Raqqa city, Syria 👇👇
Improvised explosive devices are littered across the city and surrounding neighbourhoods. In the first week of 2018, our teams in #Syria treated 33 patients with blast injuries from Raqqa. 13 of the 33 patients MSF treated were children.
Since the active conflict subsided in Raqqa on October 17th 2017, our teams have received 271 people with blast Injuries, 64 were already dead or dying on arrival at our clinic doors.
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Thread #Rohingyas :Biggest community of 100,000 in Pakistan.Vastly impoverished they are denied legal status & jobs nytimes.com/2017/09/12/wor…
A 2009 report from #MSF on the systemic violence against #Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh msf.ca/en/article/ban…
#Rohingyas fleeing to Thailand, Malaysia & Indonesia are subject to rape, extortion, murder & humantrafficking google.co.in/amp/amp.timein…
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