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Bringing ART to the people - A success story from rural Zimbabwe

In Zimbabwe’s many places people still live a rural life with their cattle and goats, existing from...

Médecins Sans Frontières opens new Ebola Treatment Centers in Sierra Leone to increase access to care

To increase access to care for Ebola patients in Western Sierra Leone, which has been hit hard by...


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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...

Donka Ebola treatment centre in Conakry stretched to the limit


Following a new spike in Ebola cases in Guinea’s capital, Conakry, Médecins Sans Frontières’ Ebola management centre is approaching full capacity

Ebola – Norwegian Médecins Sans Frontières staff member infected in Sierra Leone


The international medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières confirms that one of its international staff members in Sierra Leone has been diagnosed with Ebola hemorrhagic fever.

French staff member infected with Ebola has recovered


Médecins Sans Frontières was relieved to hear confirmation from the French Ministry of Health on the 4th October that its staff member infected by Ebola in Liberia in mid-September has now recovered.


South Sudan: In Bentiu camp, floodwaters recede but tension remains


Tens of thousands of people have taken refuge in a camp near Bentiu, one of several “Protection of Civilian” camps managed by the UN's mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) and set up spontaneously after violence swept across the...

Ebola workers at risk: the tragic reality of the Ebola response in West Africa


Since the beginning of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa in March 2014, medical and non-medical staff from the health ministries of the affected countries, as well as the NGOs supporting them, have been on the frontline of the...

Médecins Sans Frontières supports hospitals in Sanaa as clashes intensify


Recent clashes between Al Houthi militants and elements of the Yemeni army intensified inside Sanaa from 18 September. An agreement was signed on 21 September to stop the fighting, but the situation is still difficult at health...

Ebola: Liberian health worker briefs the UN Security Council


Speaking from Monrovia via live video link, Liberian Médecins Sans Frontières physician's assistant Jackson Niamah addressed the UN Security Council during an emergency session on the Ebola crisis in West Africa. This is is his...

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