PRESS RELEASE: MSF confirmed today that one of its international staff members who recently returned from Guinea has tested positive for Ebola haemorrhagic fever.
We take a look at a simple and inexpensive treatments initiative, which aims to improve HIV patients' access to care in rural Zimbabwe.
MSF has taken the very difficult decision to temporarily suspend medical activities at Gondama Referral Centre, near Bo, because of the strain the current response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has put on the organisation’s capacity in the country.
Since 4th October, bombing and shelling has intensified in the Erbin area near Damascus. The worst individual incident was the bombing of a market on 9th October which reported a mass-casualty influx of 250 wounded.
Salome Karwah is an Ebola survivor. After recovering from the virus she came back to work at the MSF treatment centre where she fought the disease. This is her story.
The situation in Bangui, the capital of Central African Republic, has been extremely tense since a wave of violence broke out on 7th October.
Dr Bertrand Draguez is Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF)’s medical director currently working on the West Africa Ebola outbreak. Here he explains why developing vaccines and treatments for Ebola is important, what is needed in order for them to make an impact in this outbreak, and why MSF is taking exceptional measures in facilitating clinical trials for potential treatments.
We take a look inside MSF's newest Ebola treatment centre in Bo, which just weeks after opening is already at full capacity. Three of the first patients to be discharged were siblings. Read their story.
The Ebola management centre in Conakry, Guinea, is currently seeing a massive spike in cases and despite the efforts of dedicated local and MSF staff, concerns exist over possibly having to turn patients away.
A man in Uganda was diagnosed with Marburg hemorrhagic fever, a disease similar to Ebola, on 29th September. MSF is increasing its response to contain the infection.
Recent violence in Iraq has left an estimated 1.8 million people displaced and living in poor conditions affecting their health. MSF is reinforcing its activities to cope with new and increasing medical needs.
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