Families fleeing a wave of violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo have found refuge in a stadium, where MSF teams are providing emergency healthcare.
PRESS RELEASE: Rotavirus is an important cause of life-threatening diarrhoea in Africa but available vaccines may not be the best adapted, MSF's epidemiological research body has found.
MSF has mobilised local medical and mental health teams to meet some of the humanitarian needs of those affected by Hurricane Sandy.
As MSF medical teams work to reach communities affected by the violence in Rakhine State they face ongoing antagonism generated by deep ethnic divisions.
We have successfully treated our first patient for multidrug-resistant TB in Zimbabwe. With the introduction of GeneXpert - a rapid test for MDR-TB - patients are now being diagnosed 500 times faster for the deadly disease in our Epworth project.
MSF Mental Health Officer, Athena Viscusi, tells the story of one particular patient who left an indelible mark on the MSF mental health team in Doro, South Sudan.
In the refugee camps of South Sudan, MSF teams are supporting their medical work with psychosocial care. Singing, drawing and role play are a few of the tools the team in Doro use to reach out to refugees.