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Mass vaccination of 42,000 children against measles in the region of Bunyakiri in the Democratic Republic of Congo

Members of the Médecins Sans Frontières emergency team in the province of South Kivu, in the...

Scores of wounded treated after heavy fighting in Kunduz province in Afghanistan

Heavy clashes between Afghan security forces and armed opposition groups in the north-eastern...

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Fleeing conflict across the Mediterranean

This year more than 35,000 migrants have crossed the Mediterranean to reach Italy, many of them landing in Sicily. Médecins Sans Frontières, working alongside the Italian Ministry of Health, provides both initial and long term...

22/05/2015 Italy, Syria, Sudan

"I bled for one and a half hours on the way to the Médecins Sans Frontières hospital but I knew it was my only hope…!"

Ahlam is a 22- year-old mother from Dara’a governorate. She is a mother of two children, both of whom were born at the Médecins Sans Frontières tells her story and some of the challenges she has faced since she crossed the border...

22/05/2015 Jordan, Syria

Kunduz: Caught in the spring offensive

Standing in the women’s ward, grasping a metal frame, 18-year-old Bibi Aisha is slowly learning to walk again. Her sister-in-law, Oura, holds her elbow for support, closely watched by Médecins Sans Frontières orthopaedic surgeon...

18/05/2015 Afghanistan

Liberia: Counting the cost of the Ebola outbreak

After the World Health Organization declared Liberia Ebola-free on May 9 – having recorded no new cases of Ebola for 42 days – Médecins Sans Frontières takes a look at how Liberians are putting back together their fractured lives...

12/05/2015 Liberia

Ebola: Living in the aftermath

Hellen Morris is an Ebola survivor from Liberia who lost her husband and seven of his family members to Ebola in August 2014.

15/04/2015

Ethiopia: Treating children for malnutrition in the pastoralist community of Fiq

Two-year-old Hawsak lives in one of the small bush houses in Fiq woreda, in the Somali region of Ethiopia. Before being admitted to a Médecins Sans Frontières hospital, she was emaciated and had been suffered diarrhoea and...

23/03/2015

Central African Republic: "It is not over in our country"

Marvin was one of the first casualties of the Battle of Bangui in December 2013, a battle in which the Seleka rebels opposed the anti-Balaka militia. He was shot in the leg as he tried to protect his property. Treated by Médecins...

13/02/2015 Central African Republic

"I never imagined my partner and community could reject me after surviving Ebola"

Ebola survivor and Médecins Sans Frontières’ psychosocial assistant Siannie tells her story:

04/02/2015 Liberia

From critical condition to caretaker: Aminata Sankoh

In late November, Aminata Sankoh’s mother started to fall ill. Living on the outskirts of Freetown, Sierra Leone, Aminata heard warnings about Ebola on the radio. But she didn’t hesitate to care for her mother as she grew...

09/01/2015 Sierra Leone

Adem’s glance at death

On the bright morning of 3 November 2014, Adem, a 29-year-old mother of three arrived at the Yambio State Hospital’s maternity ward in South Sudan with advanced labour pains. While taking her medical and obstetrical history, the...

08/01/2015 South Sudan
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