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Norwegian aid worker recovers from Ebola

Today medical doctor and Médecins Sans Frontières field worker Silje Lehne Michalsen was discharged...

Hundreds wounded after market bombed in besieged Damascus suburb

The bombing of a crowded market on 9 October in a besieged suburb of Syria’s capital, Damascus,...

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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.

“It is painful to see my children suffer like this”


It is the rainy season in the Central African Republic (CAR) and with the rains comes a peak in malaria cases. Malaria is the number one killer of young children in the country which is experiencing a chronic health crisis...

Ebola: update on Médecins Sans Frontières' response


The current Ebola outbreak in West Africa was officially declared on 22 March 2014 in Guinea. There have been 8,032 officially confirmed cases, and 3,865 deaths (figures accurate to 5 October). This outbreak is the largest ever,...

Marburg haemorrhagic fever in Uganda


Médecins Sans Frontières is strengthening its response capacity after a confirmed case of Marburg haemorrhagic fever in Uganda.

Iraq: Populations displaced by violence remain isolated and deprived of assistance


The recent increase of violence in Iraq has left an estimated 1.8 million people displaced since January 2014, according to official figures. Nearly half of them have found refuge in schools, camps or unfinished buildings in the...

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