Since 2014, the lavender-coloured building on Eastlands’ Juja Road has housed a 24/7 emergency department in addition to the longer-standing sexual violence clinic, providing cost-free care to people living precariously in the Mathare and Eastleigh slum areas.
Mental health issues are on the rise in almost all of MSF’s treatment centres across East and Horn of Africa
Innovative shipping-container-made facility offering access to healthcare, particularly during the time of the nationwide health workers strikes of 2017 in Kenya
Zimbabwean Dr Isaac Chikwanha is a medical advisor for TB, HIV & Hepatitis C at MSF’s Access Campaign. He first joined MSF in 2009 and has helped treat HIV and tuberculosis in many countries.
Abidjan, 06 December 2017 – This week researchers, policy makers, clinicians and activists involved in the HIV response are attending ICASA2
MSF offers assistance to people based on need, irrespective of race, religion, gender or political affiliation in Kenya
The field coordinator for MSF’s prison project in Malawi says witnessing the gaps in healthcare for neglected people helps her lobby for change
Global attention needed to prevent and treat AIDS in antiretroviral era, with 50% of hospital admissions in MSF hospitals already on treatment and showing clinical signs of failure.
Two consecutive strikes by health professionals in 2017 have caused crippling consequences to Kenya’s health system, leaving many public health facilities closed and thousands of people without access to essential medical services.
MSF has been working in Kibera, Nairobi’s biggest slum home to 280,000 people, since 1997, providing comprehensive basic healthcare, as well as treatment for HIV, TB, SGBV, and non-communicable diseases to the inhabitants. On 30 June 2017, MSF will be handing over 2 clinics to the Nairobi City County Health Services.