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.
"The biggest problem, it seems, is correcting the myths, misconceptions and fake news about the disease."- Azalet Dube, MSF health promoter.
Our forensic nurse Bhelekazi Mdlalose takes us through the work she does in the field as a contact tracer and conducting COVID-19 testing in Gauteng. Mdlalose trains health workers from the Department of Health to perform tests properly.
More support is desperately needed for the refugees and host community in Tanzania and across Africa, as COVID-19 outbreak surges
The Head of Mission and Deputy Manager of MSF's Ebola programmes in the Democratic Republic of Congo, Trish Newport reflects on what hadn't worked when managing the Ebola outbreak and what could be done to improve these challenges in the future.
At Walikale hospital in the Democratic Republic of Congo, midwife Claire Harper and her team need to make some quick decisions to save a tiny life.
In the capital of Sudan´s North Darfur state, there has been a sharp increase in the number of cases of malaria during the rainy season this year. Around double the number than during the same period in 2018.
Since 2018, MSF has been providing mental health services in Sinjar district to those Yazidi survivors of the 2014 genocide and their families. Whilst these services have been scaled up in recent months, it is now overwhelmed and has a waiting list