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Unobstructed motherhood: women delivering safely in Sidama, Ethiopia

Oval-shaped huts scattered amid lush trees and expansive green meadows are typical of villages in...

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Unobstructed motherhood: women delivering safely in Sidama, Ethiopia


Oval-shaped huts scattered amid lush trees and expansive green meadows are typical of villages in the Sidama zone, where Médecins Sans Frontières runs a maternal health project in the Chire and Mejo divisions.

Interview with Roelant Zwaanswijk, Médecins Sans Frontières project coordinator in Boguila, Central African Republic, October, 24th 2014


Nineteen civilians, including three Central African Médecins Sans Frontières national staff members, were killed during an armed robbery in the grounds of Médecins Sans Frontières’ hospital in the northern town of Boguila,...

Update on Ebola activities in West Africa


Since the Ebola outbreak in West Africa was officially declared on 22 March in Guinea, it has claimed 4,877 lives. The outbreak is the largest ever, and is currently affecting three countries in West Africa: Guinea, Liberia and...

CAR: Ten days of violence in Bangui


Between October 7 and 17, civilians in Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic (CAR), again experienced violent clashes and abuse. Delphine Chedorge, Médecins Sans Frontières’ head of mission in Bangui, describes the...

Norwegian aid worker recovers from Ebola


Today medical doctor and Médecins Sans Frontières field worker Silje Lehne Michalsen was discharged from Oslo University Hospital, Ulleval. She had received care for Ebola haemorrhagic fever after having contracted the disease in...

“I share my story to inspire that Ebola is not a death sentence”


Zayzay Mulba is a survivor of Ebola now working in the psychosocial support team in Médecins Sans Frontières’ Ebola Treatment Centre in Monrovia, Liberia.

“I survived Ebola for a reason – to help others fight the disease”


By: Salome Karwah – Ebola survivor turned carer at Médecins Sans Frontières’ Elwa 3 treatment centre, Monrovia.

My friend from across the fence in the Ebola centre, Monrovia


Ane Bjøru Fjeldsæter is a 31-year-old psychologist from Trondheim, Norway. She recently spent one month working on Médecins Sans Frontières’ Ebola response in Monrovia.

Médecins Sans Frontières’ newest Ebola treatment centre in Bo, Sierra Leone


A few weeks ago: a cassava field. Today: a gleaming tented city, as incongruous as a spaceship amidst the surrounding scrubland. Four huge white tents dominate, surrounded by smaller tents and brick buildings, intersected by...

Increased violence hindering access to medical care in Bangui


The situation in Bangui, capital of the Central African Republic, has been extremely tense since a wave of violence broke out on 7 October.

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