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19.11.2014

PRESS RELEASE: MSF is educating and training medical professionals in Yemen to counter stigma and discrimination towards people living with HIV/AIDS. Since 2010, when the programme started, there have been significant improvements.

19.11.2014

Due to the conflict in their homeland many Syrians have fled to neighbouring countries, including Lebanon. As well as all the other burdens that come with refugee status, some of these people also have diabetes, a chronic illness that requires daily care. This includes monitoring of blood-sugar levels, doses of insulin and a healthy diet; a routine that is hard to maintain in any circumstances.

19.11.2014

PRESS RELEASE: The call by UNAIDS to “close the gap” around access to HIV services will not be met unless the delivery of antiretroviral treatment is radically reshaped into community-led approaches.

18.11.2014

PRESS RELEASE: MSF is now moving onto a single dose treatment for kala azar in Bihar, India, where there is a high prevalence of the disease. Kala azar is transmitted by sand flies and is usually fatal when untreated.

18.11.2014

PRESS RELEASE: MSF has now withdrawn it's Ebola teams from Boende, DRC, as no new cases have appeared since 4th October. However, MSF and local staff are still focused on surveillance of potential patients.

14.11.2014

Dr Daniel Lucey describes the day that talented 10-year-old Momodu was discharged from MSF’s treatment centre in Monrovia, and the leaving present given to him by admiring staff.

13.11.2014

PRESS RELEASE: Three different research partners have developed new treatments for Ebola and are to start trialing at MSF sites in West Africa this December.

12.11.2014

Seasonal malaria chemoprevention treatment (SMC) has shown extremely promising results in reducing the burden of malaria in young children in the Sahel region of Africa.

12.11.2014

This month we look at malaria prevention in Liberia, the difficulties facing South Sudan's displaced people and the 'vicious cycle' of Chagas disease in Mexico. We also take a look at preventative strategies for malnutrition and see how MSF is using new technology to treat TB patients in Papua New Guinea.

11.11.2014

PRESS RELEASE: Attacks and extortion perpetrated against providers of humanitarian assistance are on the rise in Central African Republic.

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