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More from Burundi
23 May marks the first International Day to End Obstetric Fistula. Here, Médecins Sans Frontières surgeon Dr Geert Morren talks about the physical and social distress that fistulas can cause, and why the issue needs attention.
Launched in July 2010, the Urumuri Centre in Gitega is a joint effort of the Ministry and Health and Médecins Sans Frontières. One thousand operations have already been performed there, enabling women to return to normal life and...
More on Malaria
Médecins Sans Frontières is carrying out chemopreventive treatment for malaria in 16 health areas of Ansongo, in the north of Mali.
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...