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The harvest is almost in, but MSF continues to admit new patients to its emergency feeding program in eastern Chad.
Dr. Estrella Lasry reflects on a new strategy for treating malaria, a disease that kills hundreds of thousands of people every year.
MSF nutrition experts Susan Shepherd and Stéphane Doyon discuss the need for long-term solutions to malnutrition in Africa's Sahel region.
Food and water shortages in Chad are exacerbating malnutrition and contributing to the spread of deadly diseases like measles and meningitis.
This update details MSF's recent activities in Africa's Sahel region, where widespread malnutrition and water shortages are exacerbating the outbreaks of diseases like meningitis.
The cholera epidemic that struck Chad in 2011 was the largest in the last 15 years. MSF responded by treating more than 12,700 patients, or around 75 percent of all cases reported in the country.
Nearly 5,000 cases of cholera have been registered in Chad since an outbreak hit the country in August.
MSF has set up treatment centers in response to cholera outbreaks in Cameroon, Chad, Niger, and Nigeria.
Intense floods have hit parts of Chad, a country already enduring a severe malnuturition crisis.
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