UNHCR calls for equitable access to COVID-19 vaccines for refugees

7 Apr 2021

120,000 refugees assisted to access Iran's health insurance scheme

6 Apr 2021

Rohingya refugees and local Bangladeshis benefit from inclusive COVID-19 response

Healthcare facilities in Cox's Bazar have been treating both Rohingya refugee and Bangladeshi COVID patients. Now, a national vaccination campaign will take the same inclusive approach.

18 Mar 2021

Breaking barriers, a young refugee woman fulfils her medical career dream

Taking risks to pursue her dream, Marzila, a 21-year-old Afghan refugee and medical worker in Pakistan, has convinced her family and community to accept the diverse roles that women play in society.

5 Mar 2021

OPINION: When will refugees get a COVID-19 vaccine?

Jordan and Lebanon are including Syrian refugees in their vaccination campaigns. If we don't live up to our commitments to refugees we risk a lost generation.

5 Feb 2021

Q&A: 'Including refugees in the vaccine rollout is key to ending the pandemic'

Mike Woodman of UNHCR's Public Health Section explains how the organization is working to ensure millions of forcibly displaced people worldwide are protected from the COVID-19 virus.

14 Jan 2021

Refugees receive COVID-19 vaccinations in Jordan

14 Jan 2021

Iraqi couple among world's first refugees to get COVID-19 jab

After receiving inoculation as part of Jordan's national vaccination plan, Iraqi refugee Raia hopes life will soon return to normal and other refugees will follow her lead.

14 Jan 2021

5 ways refugees helped battle COVID-19 in 2020

Amid the pandemic, refugees stepped up to provide healthcare, boost wellness, safeguard their communities and keep us inspired during lockdowns.

31 Dec 2020