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Thirty-five-year-old Khanyi proudly holds her certificate, which reads “I got tested and cured of TB." A mother of two, Khanyi lives in Logoba, an overcrowded informal settlement in central Swaziland near the industrial town of Matsapha.

Three years ago, while taking care of her diabetic husband, who is also co-infected with HIV and tuberculosis (TB), Khanyi was herself diagnosed with TB.

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MSF nurse Sarah Woznick describes her experience providing intensive care in Gaza's Nasser hospital.

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In March, clinical psychologist Charlotte Yence returned from a five-month mission with Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in northern Iraq, where MSF has worked in Syrian refugee camps since 2013. She set up mental health care programmes in the Kawargosk, Qushtapa, and Darashakran camps, and here she tells us about some of her encounters:

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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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Although international forces on the ground are growing in number, they are still unable to protect the civilian population, which is vulnerable to violence, mass displacement, hunger, and disease. MSF head of mission Stefano Argenziano, who has just returned from CAR, describes the situation.

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MSF project coordinator Sarah Maynard describes the devastation she witnessed on her return to a destroyed MSF hospital in Leer.

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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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MSF head of mission Fabio Forgione explains the situation in Iraq, where some 500,000 people have reportedly fled violence in Mosul in recent weeks.

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Alice John, 17, is being treated for cholera at an MSF CTC in Juba, South Sudan.

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