MSF's direct response to the COVID-19 emergency and its consequences on our projects
COVID-19 has greatly affected various sectors of healthcare including sexual reproductive healthcare. Our choice of termination of pregnancy and family planning activities manager in Rustenburg, Kgaladi Mphahlele, gives an overview of how care for women has continued during the lockdown in South Africa.
Intercommunal tensions in Pibor, eastern South Sudan have caused our organization to suspend medical activities in the area for fear of the safety of our staff.
Our organization is calling for any future COVID-19 medicines and vaccines to be made affordable for all ahead of the Gavi Vaccine Alliance meeting this week.
MSF paediatrician Carola Buscemi raises concerns about the COVID-19 response interfering with the treatment of measles for children in Sierra Leone.