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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.

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

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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?

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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.

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

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

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

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

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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.

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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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