Read about first-hand accounts from MSF aid workers and patients.

Olivier was bitten by tsetse flies carrying the sleeping sickness parasite while working deeping in the rainforest in DRC. He received treatment from the MSF team in Bili.

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With help from a patient and national staff, Kathryn Sisterman, a U.S. nurse on her first assignment with Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in northern Central African Republic (CAR) developed a song to teach people about human African trypanosomiasis, also called sleeping sickness or trypano. Here, she describes how the song came to be.

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