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

June 27, 2014

 

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) mental health advisor Carmen Martínez recently returned from Niger. Here, she explains the importance of providing psychosocial support to children receiving treatment in MSF nutrition programs and their caretakers.

June 23, 2014

MSF medical coordinator discusses MSF's work in Balochistan Province, where MSF provides care to mothers and babies at four projects.

January 22, 2014

Côme Niyomgabo, a 40-year-old Burundian, recently finished a nine-month mission coordinating the Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) project to reduce child mortality in Bouza, in Niger’s Tahoua district. He discusses his experience in this interview.

What is the situation in Bouza at present?

October 31, 2013

With malnutrition, it’s often just one, simple intervention that can change a child’s life forever. That was the case for a little boy named Tidjani, who came to our hospital gravely ill.

October 31, 2013

Innovative, lifesaving tools like therapeutic food packets help Doctors Without Borders quickly treat as many children as we can.

October 31, 2013

"But even in extreme cases, there is hope. Malnourished children can recover quickly when they receive quality medical care in time."

July 29, 2013

Nearly 50,000 Congolese fled into Uganda following attacks in North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo.

July 10, 2013

MSF doctor Lynn Jacoby tells the story of Aziza, a severely malnourished girl treated by MSF in Batil refugee camp.

June 06, 2013

After her husband was killed by the violence plaguing eastern DRC, Victorine is living among other people displaced by the strife, facing a difficult future for herself and her four children.

October 25, 2012

MSF doctor Kalyani Gomathinayagam discusses the situation in Biltine, Chad, where MSF is working to nurse acutely malnourished children back to health.

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