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Read about first-hand accounts from MSF aid workers and patients.
Two stories of people in Myanmar who went through treatment for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis with MSF in Myanmar.
MSF Nurse Cindy Gibb discusses her experience in Tajikistan, where MSF has opened a new hospital ward to treat children with tuberculosis and their families.
MSF is treating migrants in Italy for neglected diseases like tuberculosis and Chagas.
MSF's Dr. Marta González talks about the challenges of diagnosing and treating kala azar in India's Bihar State.
Recently, Chagas projects have seen their treatment capacities limited due to a shortage in benznidazole, a first-line drug manufactured by only one laboratory in Brazil.
In addition to integrating diagnosis and treatment pf Chagas disease in health centers, MSF visits remote communities and schools assisting the populations unable to reach the clinics.
"We found that two factors were irregular this year. First, it was highly unusual that cases would begin as early as July. This is seven weeks earlier than last year. Secondly, the high number of cases..."
Like his mother and elder sister, two-year-old Pal suffered from kala azar, also known as leishmaniasis, a very serious disease, before receiving treatment from us in Pagil, Southern Sudan.
MSF's two facilities in Imey in the Somali region of Ehtiopia provides crucial health care services to people who would otherwise go without.
The World Health Organization estimates that one million children each year develop TB, the vast majority of whom live in resource-poor settings.
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