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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
An estimated 140,000 people affected by recent floods remain in very high need of medical services in the Nsanje and East Bank districts of Malawi, with cholera representing the most immediate threat.
In Murray Town, Sierra Leone, there are quarantined houses surrounded by tape, and checkpoints where volunteers wield thermometers. Schools are closed and there are signs on the street asking people not to touch each other. The...