September 11, 2015

September 10 saw the immediate closure of the Captain Elias camp on Kos island, a makeshift building where authorities have been directing refugees to stay while awaiting their registration papers. Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), who used the building for medical consultations, is expressing serious concern that there is now no provision of accommodation of any sort for new arrivals, despite repeated calls by MSF to authorities to provide adequate reception facilities on the island.

August 21, 2015

A Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) mobile medical team operating in the Idomeni area on the border between Macedonia and Greece today received ten people with wounds from stun grenades fired by Macedonian border troops.

August 12, 2015

The situation on the Greek island of Kos has taken a sour turn, with more than 7,000 refugees, asylum seekers and migrants arriving to the island over the month of July — a two-fold increase compared to June.

July 23, 2015

MSF Canada President Dr. Heather Culbert recently visited MSF's projects on the front lines on one of Europe's largest but lesser known migrant crises, where teams are working to provide shelter, water and medical care.

July 22, 2015

Thousands of migrants and asylum seekers are currently stranded in precarious conditions across several Greek islands, despite repeated calls since December 2014 by Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) to Greek authorities and the European Union to address the lack of reception capacity.

April 24, 2015

Over the past 15 years, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has been providing assistance to vulnerable migrants, asylum seekers and refugees across Europe.

April 08, 2014
A decision by the Greek authorities to detain migrants indefinitely, until either they are forcibly returned or they consent to voluntary return, is yet more evidence of Greece choosing ever harsher treatment for migrants, said Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) today. This decision, based on a recent opinion of the Legal Council of the Greek State, further worsens the already desperate situation of thousands of migrants in Greece.
April 02, 2014
The prolonged and systematic detention of migrants and asylum seekers in Greece is having devastating consequences on their health and human dignity. With Greece currently holding the Presidency of the Council of the European Union (EU), Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) calls on the Greek government and the EU to stop turning a blind eye to these unacceptable practices in view of their serious medical and humanitarian consequences.

MSF providing healthcare to migrants