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MSF increasingly calls on the services of physiotherapists during its emergency interventions. Integral to post-surgery, their work is key to the delivery of quality care.

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Chemoprevention is a new prevention strategy for malaria that helps to reduce the number of children becoming ill during the July-to-October peak period.

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A survey in 2012 showed that one person in every four was HIV-positive in Ndhiwa. The epidemic continues to spread as every year sees two in 100 people becoming infected with the AIDS virus.

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As war rages on, 90,000 South Sudanese people have fled their country and taken refuge in camps in the Gambella region of Ethiopia.

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On April 26th, a group of armed former Seleka fighters entered MSF hospital in Boguila in northern Central African Republic and carried out a brutal attack that left 16 people dead, including three MSF staff.

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Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and the Ministry of Health implemented seasonal malaria chemoprevention (SMC) in Niger for the first time in 2013. SMC is a new preventive measure against malaria recommended by the World Health Organization (WHO) and it has been a major success. Combined with accurate diagnosis, timely treatment, and the distribution of bed nets these strategies can help drastically reduce the mortality caused by malaria. Read more: http://bit.ly/1il8tTN

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"If you can fight this, you can stand anything in this world."

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Since April 2012, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has managed a chronic disease treatment program in Lebanon to meet the desperate needs of Syrian patients who no longer have access to treatment.
 
"Nearly 90 percent of our patients arrive with prior diagnoses of chronic disease—typically hypertension and diabetes," says Dr. Wael Harb, MSF supervisory doctor in the Bekaa Valley. "The condition worsens quickly if they haven't received treatment for weeks."
 
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It has been months now since the first convoys of refugees arrived in southern Chad. Yet there is still a huge lack of humanitarian aid.

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The people in east Democratic Republic of Congo have lived in the grip of an emergency for twenty years. Around three million people have been forced out of their homes.

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