PRESS RELEASE: MSF confirmed today that one of its international staff members who recently returned from Guinea has tested positive for Ebola haemorrhagic fever.
PRESS RELEASE: Following the massacre in Boguila and abuses against civilians, MSF reduces medical activities in the Central African Republic (CAR) and related projects in neighbouring countries.
Although recent days have seen fewer Ebola patients in Guinea the outbreak is not over and full teams remain in place to deal with a spike in new cases.
In April 2014, an estimated 90,000 people from South Sudan had settled in Ethiopia’s Gambella region. In Lietchuor camp, MSF has set up an in-patient department with an intensive therapeutic feeding centre, an out-patient department and a maternity ward.
MSF introduced viral load monitoring in Mozambique last year, the gold standard of care for HIV patients.
Orthopedic surgeon Dr Ali Al-Ani describes his work in MSF's reconstructive surgery project in Amman. "I feel proud that this project has relieved the suffering of so many patients especially as those who are referred here may not be able to afford such care otherwise."
Despite a very volatile security situation in Tikrit, an MSF team is providing the displaced people gathered there with relief items and assessing their medical needs.
Sixteen civilians, including three national staff members with MSF, were killed during an armed robbery on MSF hospital grounds in the northern town of Boguila, in the Central African Republic on Saturday afternoon.
PRESS RELEASE: MSF condemns the unspeakable acts of violence in Bentiu during and after a major battle on 15th April. Tens of thousands of people have had to flee to UNMISS camps for safety, where they now face life-threatening living conditions.
Reliance on cold chain means more than 22 million children worldwide did not complete their vaccinations in 2012