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MSF health promoter Ella Watson-Stryker writes about her experience as part of MSF's emergency Ebola epidemic in Sierra Leone.

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Dr. Armand Sprecher is a Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) hemorrhagic fever specialist.

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By Cecilia Ferreyra, MSF HIV & TB Technical Advisor

More than 24 million people living with HIV; 9 million people on antiretroviral treatment (ART); 1.5 million new infections; 1.1 million deaths from AIDS-related causes. These are some of the data just released by UNAIDS on HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa in 2013, by far the area of ​​the world hardest-hit by the virus. But, in this broad area covering nearly the entire continent, we see very different realities.

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MSF’s Dr. Hilde de Clerck and MSF epidemiologist Dr. Michel Van Herp discuss the battle to contain an Ebola outbreak in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone.

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MSF logistician Pascal Piguet describes his experience working in an MSF Ebola treatment center and outlines the challenges faced by the staff working to treat the disease.

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Medical Coordinator Lucas Molfino describes the situation in Chokwe, where a week of heavy rain has caused severe flooding.

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Once "more dead than alive," a woman living with HIV in Swaziland's remote Shiselweni region is now healthy and trying to help others who are where she once was.

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José Luis Dvorzak, an MSF doctor, describes his experiences in Ethiopia's Liben refugee camps, and calls attention to the ongoing plight of Somali refugees.

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Tuberculosis and HIV patients in Myanmar are struggling to get lifesaving treatment as donors slash future funding.

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