In Liberia, MSF teams have seen that investing in community-based care can make a huge difference in the lives of people suffering from severe mental illnesses.
An HR and finance manager from Uganda recently returned from her first field assignment in Liberia. She shares her motivation for doing humanitarian work and explains why she joined MSF.
New MSF book reveals that a fear-crippled response caused unnecessary deaths and suffering during the West African Ebola epidemic
Two years after the peak of the Ebola outbreak in Liberia, survivors, as well as their families and health workers, are gradually rebuilding their lives. As MSF transfers its mental health services to the Liberian Ministry of Health, MSF psychiatrist Frédéric Gelly describes the process of psychological healing.
MSF psychiatrist Frédéric Gelly tells how, with the help of her granddaughter, Ebola survivor Massa came to terms with the trauma of her daughter’s death and learnt to live in the present.
More than two and a half years after the Ebola outbreak officially began, MSF is now closing its last projects in West Africa dedicated to caring for people who survived the disease.
Operational overview of MSF's activities in West Africa during the Ebola outbreak between 2014 to 2015.
Today is a day of celebration and relief as it is the end of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, but the world also needs to remember to learn lessons from this epidemic.