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To try to meet the needs, MSF is training staff before they fly out to various projects, as there is little time for training once they arrive.

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The cholera outbreak in Juba, the capital of South Sudan, continues to spread. As of late May, 733 cholera cases had been officially reported.

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Phumeza had extensively drug-resistant TB and was cured after three years of difficult treatment and side effects, including permanent deafness.

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Although tuberculosis (TB) is preventable and curable, it is the second-biggest infectious disease killer behind HIV and claims nearly 1.3 million lives each year.

The spread of drug-resistant strains of the disease is increasingly recognized as a public health emergency. Drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB) is an umbrella term that refers to tuberculosis strains which resist the drugs routinely used to treat conventional TB.

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Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has been treating prisoners and ex-prisoners for drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB) in the Donetsk region of Ukraine since June 2012.

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MSF is working with the Swazi Ministry of Health on a new project called PMTCT B+ for HIV-positive pregnant and breastfeeding women.

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Kyrgyzstan is among the 27 countries with the highest burdens of MDR-TB in the world.

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A measles epidemic that began in 2010 and has affected the entire country continues to sicken tens of thousands of children in northern DRC.

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Photographer Corentin Fohlen recently visited MSF's projects in CAR, a country in a near perpetual state of chronic medical emergency that is often overlooked by the world at large.

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Despite the the vast amounts of international aid pledged after the 2010 earthquake, little progress has been made in health services, so MSF continues to try to fill this gap in the town of Léogâne.

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