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The latest news, photos and videos documenting the world's worst humanitarian crises and MAGNA's efforts to save lives in devastating conflicts and disasters.

29.11.2018 | Press Release, HIV/AIDS

Mother-to-child transmission of HIV stopped in 98% of cases

World AIDS Day is commemorated on 1 December and this year the 30th anniversary is being celebrated. MAGNA started off in 2002 as one of the first organisations to treat HIV patients and help stop the HIV/AIDs epidemic in Cambodia and now we are providing medical treatment to more than 3,000 children and adolescents.

23.11.2018 | DR Congo, Sexual Violence

Rape or Death

Even in these times, millions of women around the world face different types of violence. Rape and other forms of sexual assault are only some of them. They are all too frequently widespread in conflict environments as a weapon. MAGNA’s hospitals in Congo are providing medical care to victims almost daily.

16.10.2018 | Press Release, Malnutrition

MAGNA treats more than 10,000 undernourished children every year

Acute malnutrition is the most common cause of death among children under 5 years of age. More than 3.5 million children die annually around the globe due to poor nutrition.

We can only reach future mothers, such as Gloria, with the help of mobile clinics

"Distances here in Congo are huge, and the journey to the nearest hospital can take several days for a mother and her child", Martin Bandžák, describing the current situation.

Kasai – one of the world’s greatest humanitarian crises

The thousands dead and 1.4 million displaced people are the consequences of a campaign of murdering civilians and sexually assaulting both women and children.

Malnourished children don’t cry, they aren’t strong enough

The conflict in Syria has completely changed humanitarian ethics. At one time a cross on an ambulance meant that none would attack, but today we would immediately become a target.

MAGNA is starting a new program to treat child malnutrition in Democratic Republic of Congo

MAGNA is launching a project in the area of Iboko and Nsele in the northeast of Congo to treat and prevent child malnourishment in 46 healthcare facilities.

Denisa Augustínová on Humanity

What have you experienced these past months? "I have been at the Syrian border; we are building another hospital for victims of sexual violence in Cambodia and in Congo we help people who are malnourished and victims of rape," says the founder of the MAGNA.

Vaccination – South Sudan

Luboš Fellner from BUBO visited South Sudan. He has become actively involved with MAGNA assistance at a camp for IDP and he still managed to write a blog. Read more.

31.1.2018 | Project Update, Cambodia

We’re building hospitals with BUBO

In Cambodia, the first joint MAGNA/BUBO centre is being established. It will be particularly helping children and women who are victims of rape or HIV infected.

29.11.2018 | Press Release, HIV/AIDS

Mother-to-child transmission of HIV stopped in 98% of cases

World AIDS Day is commemorated on 1 December and this year the 30th anniversary is being celebrated. MAGNA started off in 2002 as one of the first organisations to treat HIV patients and help stop the HIV/AIDs epidemic in Cambodia and now we are providing medical treatment to more than 3,000 children and adolescents.

23.11.2018 | DR Congo, Sexual Violence

Rape or Death

Even in these times, millions of women around the world face different types of violence. Rape and other forms of sexual assault are only some of them. They are all too frequently widespread in conflict environments as a weapon. MAGNA’s hospitals in Congo are providing medical care to victims almost daily.

16.10.2018 | Press Release, Malnutrition

MAGNA treats more than 10,000 undernourished children every year

Acute malnutrition is the most common cause of death among children under 5 years of age. More than 3.5 million children die annually around the globe due to poor nutrition.

MAGNA is starting a new program to treat child malnutrition in Democratic Republic of Congo

MAGNA is launching a project in the area of Iboko and Nsele in the northeast of Congo to treat and prevent child malnourishment in 46 healthcare facilities.

We can only reach future mothers, such as Gloria, with the help of mobile clinics

"Distances here in Congo are huge, and the journey to the nearest hospital can take several days for a mother and her child", Martin Bandžák, describing the current situation.

Denisa Augustínová on Humanity

What have you experienced these past months? "I have been at the Syrian border; we are building another hospital for victims of sexual violence in Cambodia and in Congo we help people who are malnourished and victims of rape," says the founder of the MAGNA.

Kasai – one of the world’s greatest humanitarian crises

The thousands dead and 1.4 million displaced people are the consequences of a campaign of murdering civilians and sexually assaulting both women and children.

Vaccination – South Sudan

Luboš Fellner from BUBO visited South Sudan. He has become actively involved with MAGNA assistance at a camp for IDP and he still managed to write a blog. Read more.

Malnourished children don’t cry, they aren’t strong enough

The conflict in Syria has completely changed humanitarian ethics. At one time a cross on an ambulance meant that none would attack, but today we would immediately become a target.

31.1.2018 | Project Update, Cambodia

We’re building hospitals with BUBO

In Cambodia, the first joint MAGNA/BUBO centre is being established. It will be particularly helping children and women who are victims of rape or HIV infected.

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