35-year-old Zacharia Matichiang fled violence in his home in then Sudan in 1987, to Ethiopia then to Kakuma refugee camp in Kenyan in 1992. He was moved again to Dadaab refugee camp in 2006, where he stays to date.
30-year-old Fowzia Mohamed Abdule came to Dadaab in 1992 with her mother, two other siblings and her extended family, fleeing violence in Somalia.
This World Refugee Day, Kenya's Dadaab Refugee complex battles challenges with COVID-19 however our organization is supporting the complex with contingency measures to help contain the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Residents of Mathare informal settlement, in Kenya, are at high risk of COVID-19 infection and more at risk of not receiving proper medical care for sexual gender-based violence because of the disruption of local healthcare infrastructure.
In Nairobi, Kenya, our teams continue to prepare for their COVID-19 response to remote communities such as Kibera. Lili-Marie Wangari gives a first-person account on how our teams have been managing the outbreak thus far.
For the first time in a decade, international and domestic funds available to fight HIV and TB declined in 2018, putting further pressure on countries facing these epidemics.
In Likoni, MSF has striven to reinforce health authorities’ capacity to provide a comprehensive package of emergency obstetric and neonatal care. This story of three women illustrates the success and challenges of expanding sexual and reproductive healthcare in Kenya’s coastal region of Likoni.
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