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March 16, 2016

Pregnancy 

Ebola viral disease and pregnancy

During past Ebola outbreaks the chances that a pregnant women would survive the disease were nearly zero, according to the very limited data available. Moreover, clinical management of these women brought ethical challenges for medical staff, including fears of infection due to the large amount of infectious body fluids at delivery.

September 03, 2015

Dr. Lisa Searle recently returned from Haiti where she set up a new sexual violence clinic in Port-au-Prince.

January 08, 2015

Five years have passed since a devastating earthquake shook Haiti, affecting approximately 3 million people and killing 220,000, according to government estimates. What is the situation in Haiti now after five years of reconstruction efforts, and what health care services does Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) still provide in the country? MSF’s Haiti Country Director Oliver Schulz discusses:

November 24, 2014

More than 2,000 people with symptoms of cholera have needed emergency hospitalization since mid-October in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

January 07, 2013

Three years after the January 2010 earthquake that battered Haiti, the rebuilding effort continues in fits and starts, especially when it comes to health care.

October 23, 2012

Two years since the beginning of the epidemic, cholera remains a major threat in Haiti, where little has been done to improve the conditions that enable the continued spread of the disease.

April 26, 2012

With the rainy season now underway in Haiti, MSF has seen an increase in the number of cholera patients.

April 10, 2012

Read the accounts of three patients treated at MSF's Nap Kenbe Center, a new referral facility for emergency trauma and orthopedic and visceral surgery in Port-au-Prince.

January 11, 2012

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is providing humanitarian aid to Haitian asylum seekers in Tabatinga, a town in the state of Amazonas, Brazil. 

January 08, 2012

Two years after the earthquake, the health care system in Port-au-Prince and its surrounding areas is still in disarray. Most Haitians still lack proper access to emergency care.

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