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Why were we There?

  • Armed conflict
  • Endemic/Epidemic disease
  • Social violence/Healthcare exclusion

Our Work

  • Broad support was provided for basic healthcare including medical attention for people with tuberculosis (TB), HIV/AIDS and Human African Trypanosomiasis (sleeping sickness). 
  • Médecins Sans Frontières also supported hospitals and health centres.
  • In 2006 and 2007 Médecins Sans Frontières engaged in a gradual process of closing and handing over its activities to government and local and international development NGOs.
  • Prior to the final project closures, Médecins Sans Frontières was particularly active in responding to cholera outbreaks, treating more than 32,000 people.
  • In the city of Malanje, Médecins Sans Frontières had run a project for HIV/AIDS, TB and malaria since 2003. Health authorities took over this project in May of 2007.
  • Between January 2006 and April 2007, Médecins Sans Frontières assisted an average of 270 pregnant women monthly in the Xa-Muteba clinic in Lunda Norte province. The project was transferred to the MoH in May 2007.


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Médecins Sans Frontières worked in Angola from 1983 until 2007.

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