Myanmar: A Mobile Clinic Brings Hope to Families of Children with Congenital Disabilities.

Due to the economic crisis and political instability, people living in hard-to-reach areas affected by the conflict in Hlaing Bwe township, Kayin State, have been unable to access essential and quality healthcare services. In this context, Première Urgence Internationale has set up a mobile clinic to provide primary healthcare.

A mother’s burden: The complex interrelation between breastfeeding, infant health and maternal well-being

Decades of war and conflict have left deep marks on the rugged terrain of Afghanistan, on its people and on its infrastructure. The echoes of hardship can be heard in every corner of the landlocked country and witnessed in the cramped and run-down rooms of many Afghan hospitals.

Afghanistan : Women have a key role in the health system

Chantal Autotte-Bouchard is a public health and tropical medicine nurse. She has been involved in various humanitarian crisis contexts, notably in sub-Saharan Africa, Haiti and India, before joining Première Urgence Internationale as Health Advisor at the organisation’s headquarters. Back from a visit to Afghanistan, she shares her experience with us.


Although women represent almost half of humanity, they are still struggling to take their rightful place, and particularly in contexts facing severe humanitarian crisis.   

Faced with a humanitarian emergency, Première Urgence Internationale charters a plane full of medicines to Afghanistan

Nearly 100 tons of medicines and medical equipment have been sent by plane to Kabul mid-December in a country where there is a shortage of medicines and where the humanitarian situation continues to deteriorate.


In a country plunged into a severe economic crisis and where the price of basic products has increased, buying sanitary protection has become very expensive. Première Urgence Internationale has distributed dozens of reusable menstrual panties to address this menstrual insecurity.

In Afghanistan, “the humanitarian community cannot be the only actor providing aid to the population”

More than half of Afghans need humanitarian aid in a country where the health system collapsed a year ago after the Islamic Emirate of Afghanistan (IEA) came to power. A change in governance that has also changed the working conditions of NGOs on the ground. Interview with Justyna Bajer, head of mission of Première Urgence Internationale in Kabul.

Earthquake in Afghanistan: Première Urgence Internationale dispatches rapid assistance to Afghans

More than a thousand people died and nearly 3,000 were injured in Afghanistan after the earthquake that struck the south-east of the country on Wednesday 22 June. Here is a look back at Première Urgence Internationale’s intervention on the ground.

‟I wanted to go to Afghanistan”

Manasi is a 31 years old women working for Première Urgence Internationale as Deputy Field Coordinator dedicated to Programs for the Afghanistan mission. During a conversation she had with Jeanne HUTIN, HR Officer based at the headquarters of the organization, she explained how this experience in Afghanistan has been meaningful both personally and professionally.

Tender Annoucement – Establishment of framework agreements in the field of security training

THE NGO PREMIERE URGENCE INTERNATIONALE launches a Call for tender for the implementing of framework agreements.

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