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Ebola: Epidemic is not over – key areas still need to be tackled

The Ebola outbreak in West Africa continues, albeit with decreasing intensity. The virus has...

Médecins Sans Frontières launches global women’s health multimedia feature

“Because Tomorrow Needs Her” Explores Multiple Health Challenges Affecting Women


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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 what they cultivate. Big clinics are far away. For those living with HIV who need their antiretroviral therapy (ART) regularly...

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 the current outbreak, Médecins Sans Frontières has opened new Ebola Treatment Centres (ETCs) in Freetown and Magburaka.

Ebola outbreak contained in Lofa county, Liberia


Médecins Sans Frontières has decided to withdraw from Lofa County, Liberia, as the situation has improved so much.

Sierra Leone: 1.5 million people in a country affected by Ebola receive drugs to prevent malaria


As part of its ongoing emergency response to Ebola in West Africa, Médecins Sans Frontières has carried out the largest-ever distribution of antimalarials in Sierra Leone, alongside the Ministry of Health. Teams distributed 1.5...

Philippines: Médecins Sans Frontières teams reach areas most impacted by typhoon Hagupit and find a population well prepared


Médecins Sans Frontières teams have reached by helicopter and car those areas most impacted by typhoon Hagupit, in order to evaluate the damage and medical needs of the people affected.

Philippines: Typhoon Hagupit weakens, teams to assess Samar


Typhoon Hagupit has weakened and while the level of damage across the Philippines still remains unclear, it does not appear to be as severe as first feared, Médecins Sans Frontières Head of Mission in the Philippines, Olivier...

New Transit Unit to support safe reopening of hospital


As part of continuing efforts to combat Ebola in Liberia, Médecins Sans Frontières has set up a ten-bed Ebola Transit Unit near Redemption Hospital in the densely populated slum community of New Kru Town on the outskirts of...

Malnutrition in Pakistan


Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders) treats nearly 10,000 malnourished children each year in the town of Dera Murad Jamali and surroundings, in the southwestern Pakistani province of Balochistan. Levels of...

Mental health and malnutrition: giving families the strength to fight back


More than 11 months after the start of the emergency response to help refugees from the Central African Republic to the east of Cameroon, the work of Médecins Sans Frontières continues. These refugees remain vulnerable with many...

On the frontline against Ebola


Médecins Sans Frontières has a strict no-guns policy. But the hygienists in the Ebola case management centre in Bo, Sierra Leone are armed against the virus. Their weapon of choice? Chlorine.

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