- A key transit and destination country for African and Middle Eastern refugees and migrants, Egypt has recorded a massive increase in arrivals and departures since 2011.
- Regional instability continues to encourage the flow of refugees and migrants.
- Médecins Sans Frontières teams provide these refugees with psychological support, and offer specialised medical assistance to those who have suffered sexual violence or torture.
- In 2014, Médecins Sans Frontières expanded its services by opening a second clinic in Cairo.
- Médecins Sans Frontières is collaborating with the health ministry to respond to hepatitis C in Egypt.
- Access to treatment is limited by both cost and the centralised nature of care.
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Médecins Sans Frontières has been working in the country since 2010 and at the end of 2014, Médecins Sans Frontières had 104 staff in Egypt.