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April 25, 2014

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

April 18, 2014

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

April 16, 2014

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.

April 15, 2014

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.

April 15, 2014

 

Twenty years ago, the Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) team in Kigali saw the town descend into violence. These were the first days of what would go on to become known as genocide. Throughout their stay, the organization's humanitarian principles were often violated by the perpetrators of the genocide. This lead to the startling realization of the limits of humanitarian action. For the first and only time in its history, MSF made a public demand for armed intervention, pointing out a very simple truth: doctors can't stop genocide.

April 15, 2014

Every year sees 60,000 more Cambodians infected with tuberculosis. The high prevalence of TB in Cambodia is pushing MSF to innovate.

April 15, 2014

MSF teams are facing an unprecedented phenomenon with an outbreak of Ebola now hitting several areas from the southeast of the country to capital city Conakry.

April 15, 2014

Two years ago, MSF staff in Carnot, Central African Republic (CAR), were treating patients for diarrhea and respiratory infections, and malaria was killing 35 children every day. Today, the situation is even worse. CAR is now in the midst of a brutal conflict with dire consequences for the population.

April 14, 2014

The MSF team was forced to suspend medical activities at the Malakal Teaching Hospital after it was attacked. When the team returned five days later, they found a horrifying scene.

March 31, 2014

Muslims from Central African Republic (CAR) pass through Carnot, a town in western CAR, on their way to safety in Cameroon. Many people have been trapped in the town by fighting, atrocities and looting. Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is working in Carnot hospital.

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