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"Doctors without borders" is concerned about the deteriorating situation of COVID-19 in Syria

More large-scale outbreak of coronavirus can promptly create an undue burden on the health system of Syria, told RIA Novosti the representative offices of international humanitarian organization "Doctors without borders" (MSF) in the middle East Ahmed Fadel.

He noted that the worsening situation with COVID-19 may lead to failures in providing regular health services to other patients.

"Doctors without borders" is concerned about the closure of gumprechti in the North-West of SAR

The closure of the humanitarian transition in North-West Syria is a threat to the lives of millions of people, said RIA Novosti on Monday the representative offices of international humanitarian organization "Doctors without borders" (MSF) in the middle East Ahmed Fadel.

In the framework of cross-border delivery of humanitarian aid to Syria previously used two border crossings on the border of Syria and Turkey - "Bab El-Hawa and Bab-es-Salam". The mandate of this transmission has expired on Friday 10th of July. Later, the UN security Council adopted resolution Belgium and Germany, extending by one year the work of one checkpoint on the Syrian-Turkish border. Belgium and Germany originally insisted on keeping the two checkpoints, but in the final version agreed to the extension of only one checkpoint "Bab El-Hawa" - for one year (until July 10, 2021), as previously proposed by Russia. While Moscow is in favour of gradual collapsing of the mechanism of cross-border delivery of humanitarian aid, Syria and Russia claim that it should now be delivered via Damascus.

"Doctors without borders" announced the termination of work at the hospital in Kabul

International humanitarian organization "Doctors without borders" (MSF) announced its decision to stop work at the hospital Dasht-e-barci in Kabul after the incident in may the attack on the maternity ward.

"Doctors without borders" forced to announce the termination of its activities in the hospital district, the Dasht-barci in the Afghan capital Kabul. This decision was taken after a brutal attack on a maternity ward on may 12, when, were deliberately killed 16 mothers. During the attack killed the midwife "Doctors without borders", two children 7 and 8 years old, and six people who were there at the time," - said in a press release obtained by RIA Novosti.

"Doctors without borders" opened treatment centres COVID-19 in Mexico

International humanitarian organization "Doctors without borders" (MSF) opened a treatment center COVID-19 in the cities of Reynosa and Matamoros in the northeast of Mexico, to avoid overload local health facilities, according to the organization.

"Doctors without borders"/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), in cooperation with the health authorities opened in the cities of Reynosa and Matamoros in the northeast of Mexico treatment centers COVID-19, to avoid overloading local hospitals. Both centres were deployed in the basketball halls in the Autonomous University of Tamaulipas," - said in the message.

"Doctors without borders" has opened a treatment center COVID-19 in Caracas

International humanitarian organization "Doctors without borders" (MSF) announced the opening of a specialized center for the treatment of coronavirus in petare, in the North-East of Caracas.

"Doctors without borders" opened a specialized center for the treatment COVID-19 in petare (North-East part of the city of Caracas) in Venezuela: 22 beds, 16 of which are designed for bedridden patients and 6 beds for intensive care with the ventilator. In the work of the centre involves more than 100 specialists of different profiles: doctors, nurses, epidemiologists, psychologists and other personnel," - said in a press release.