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
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