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  1. Vaccinating Against Measles in Chad: Battered Trucks and Donkey Tracks

    Following an outbreak in eastern Chad, MSF is currently vaccinating children between six months ... and 15 years against measles. As a nurse, Lenny Krommenhoek was part of this vaccination team for five ... Frontières (MSF) is currently vaccinating children between 6 months and 15 years old. In collaboration ...

    MSF-USA Adminis... - Apr 1 2009 - 9:58pm

  2. Ebola: On Experimental Treatments and Vaccines

    Director currently working on the West Africa Ebola outbreak. Here he explains why developing vaccines ... is MSF currently doing on experimental treatments and vaccines? As one of the main providers of Ebola ... with this massive outbreak, we’re taking exceptional measures. As regards potential vaccines, MSF isn’t involved ...

    Phil Zabriskie - Oct 17 2014 - 3:57pm

  3. Chad: "Prevention is the Important Issue"

    In December 2011, MSF nurse Marja Scholten coordinated a vaccination campaign in the African ... MenAfriVac vaccine to vaccinate a young girl against mengingitis A. In December 2011, Doctors Without ... Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) nurse Marja Scholten coordinated a vaccination campaign in the African ...

    MSF-USA Adminis... - Feb 28 2012 - 9:48pm

  4. Nurse Jessica NestrellGoing Upriver: MSF Aid Worker Battles Measles in Congo

    Over the past 18 months, MSF has vaccinated more than 500,000 children in a continuing campaign ... nurse Jessica Nestrell is coordinating the vaccination campaign. Over the past 18 months, Doctors ... Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has vaccinated more than 500,000 children in a continuing ...

    MSF-USA Adminis... - Oct 15 2004 - 8:00am

  5. Ebola Specialist: Experimental Drugs Inspire Hope, but Crisis Continues in West Africa

    fever specialist. What is the status of the research on Ebola vaccines and treatment? We are in regular ... contact with researchers and we are aware that there are a handful of Ebola drugs and vaccines currently ... But to date none of these drugs or vaccines have been tested on humans, sick or healthy.  From what we know ...

    Elias Primoff - Aug 8 2014 - 12:16pm

  6. Two Killers Combined To Threaten Hundreds of Children's Lives

    Alt:  Vaccines: A Preventable Fate Country:  Mali Title:  Vaccines: A Preventable Fate Original ... submission title:  Fatal Neglect: Vaccines: A Preventable Fate Caption:  MSF pediatrician Kerstin Hanson ... the basic vaccines they need to be protected from killer diseases, such as measles. And that’s why Venetia ...

    Editorial Intern - Jan 22 2014 - 4:40pm

  7. Mary Jo Frawley, RNVaccinating Against Measles in Tajikistan

    Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) team this winter for a measles vaccination campaign in the remote mountain ... committed. – Mary Jo Frawley   They came to the vaccination centers by horse, by sled, and by foot. In fact, ... Jo Frawley brought the clinic to them.   Child arrives by horse to be vaccinated. Photo © MSF ...

    MSF-USA Adminis... - Mar 25 2003 - 7:00am

  8. Malawi: "Almost every family has been affected by measles"

    epidemic in Malawi in southern Africa. Malawi 2010 © Nabila Kram/MSF Children wait to be vaccinated against ... Malawi 2010 © Nabila Kram/MSF An MSF staff vaccinates a baby against measles. I have been visiting all ... entirely full during the epidemic. Malawi’s Largest Ever Vaccination Campaign — 2.5 million children ...

    MSF-USA Adminis... - Jun 14 2010 - 10:28pm

  9. Iraq: Syrian Refugees' Health Deteriorates at Domeez Camp

    vaccinations. Newcomers are arriving at Domeez camp every day, cramming themselves into already overcrowded ... Following a number of reported measles cases in the camp, in April our teams vaccinated over 19,500 people ... Measles remains one of the main childhood killer diseases, so vaccination campaigns can be lifesaving. We ...

    MSF-USA Adminis... - May 14 2013 - 9:49pm

  10. Darfur: "After a Decade of Fighting There Are Still Medical Needs"

    health care, vaccinations, et cetera through both fixed and mobile clinics. We have one project in Dar ... project is in Kaguro, a rebel area. In February 2013, we took part in a campaign to vaccinate 100,000 ... people against yellow fever. This is on top of the 750,000 people we have already vaccinated against ...

    MSF-USA Adminis... - Mar 24 2013 - 11:55pm