Diphtheria, a disease long forgotten in most parts of the world thanks to increasing rates of vaccination, is now reemerging in Bangladesh.
MSF conducted a mortality survey in camps in Cox’s Bazar to get a clearer picture of the crisis following the influx of more than 647,000 refugees from Myanmar over the border into Bangladesh.
Ugandan authorities have declared the end of the Marburg outbreak that affected the Eastern part of the country since October.
The conflict between the Nigerian military and armed opposition groups known as Boko Haram has been ongoing for more than eight years, with serious humanitarian consequences.
Matching the influx of people crossing the border from Myanmar since August 25, MSF has treated more than 30,000 patients in the Cox’s Bazar area
MSF in collaboration with Congolese HIV/AIDS activists has launched "Zwa Nga Bien - (Look at me well)", a multimedia awareness campaign to fight stigma surrounding HIV.
For the past 12 days MSF has not received authorization from the Saudi-led Coalition to fly from Djibouti - Sana’a. This has significantly hindered the organisation’s ability to provide life-saving medical and humanitarian assistance to a population already in dire need.