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“It does make you angry and very sad to see the impact on people’s lives”


Ruth Priestley is an operating theatre nurse from Australia who recently spent nine weeks working in Syria with Médecins Sans Frontières. Here she discusses some of the patients who made a big impact on her, and how the situation...

Category: Field news

Malaria: "we may have found a real way to fight it"


Since July, Médecins Sans Frontières has been employing seasonal malaria chemoprevention (SMC) for the first time in two Sahelian countries. The initial results are encouraging, notably for the number of avoided cases. Dr...

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Novel program shows strong promise in malaria prevention


Médecins Sans Frontières' malaria prevention pilot projects in Mali and Chad show dramatic, promising results; malaria cases and hospitalisation plummet.


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Physiotherapy in the Gaza Strip


The Israeli blockade, which has been in place since 2007, makes it very difficult for anyone to leave the Gaza Strip. As a result, Palestinian health professionals are not able to go abroad for further training or to update their...

Category: Field news
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