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April 17, 2015

On Wednesday, a suicide bomber attacked a United Nations Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) camp on the outskirts of Ansongo town. Three civilians—two children and one adult—were killed, and 16 were wounded, most of them UN peacekeepers. An MSF team was immediately deployed to the area, sending five wounded children to the Ansongo referral hospital, where the organization has been working since 2012.

November 20, 2014

Swift and coordinated action is of paramount importance in the days immediately after new cases are reported.

August 20, 2013

Ahead of the rainy season in Niger, MSF has been distributing anti-malarial medicine, a new approach that’s had very encouraging results thus far.

July 29, 2013

MSF head of mission Johanne Sekkenes describes the humanitarian situation in Mali, where continuing conflict has made access to health care a major problem.

March 12, 2013

Despite appearances of relative calm in Mali, the emergency is not over in the country’s northern reaches.

February 12, 2013

Conflict in northern Mali is still forcing large numbers of people to flee their homeland, but the conditions in the camps where they are settling are themselves leading to disease and suffering.

February 12, 2013

MSF's Dr. Jose Bafoa explains how MSF is still trying to deliver care to as many people as possible in conflict-torn areas of Mali, particularly those who need malaria treatment.

February 01, 2013

Three weeks after military operations began in northern Mali, MSF continues to provide lifesaving treatment in the areas of Mopti, Gao, Ansango, Konna, Douentza, and Timbuktu.

January 24, 2013

MSF field coordinator Ibrahim Ahmed describes the challenges faced by MSF teams in conflict-wracked Mali and provides an update on the situation in the towns of Douentza and Mopti.

January 24, 2013

Two weeks after military operations began in northern Mali, MSF continues to work in the regions of Mopti, Gao, and Timbuktu, and has gained access to Konna.

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