According to official statistics 55 people have died and over 7,400 have been infected in the current outbreak sweeping through Mozambique since early February.
Two-year-old Hawsak lies fatigued in a small bed made from camel skin, agonising from an ‘identified’ illness.
In Mozambique, the number of cholera cases is on the rise. MSF is responding by implementing water and sanitation initiatives and working with local leaders to ensure they are used effectively.
"When we arrived in Debaltseve (Ukraine), we quickly saw that it had been hit hard. The bridge leading to the center of town had been damaged and we had to turn back."
Since December 2014, an estimated 20,000 Central Africans have fled over the River Ubangi to into the Bili and Bosobolo health zones in Equateur Province, northern DRC, adding to 10,000 refugees already present in the area.
Cases of cholera have been recorded in Mozambique since last December, but the epidemic has quickly expanded in the month of February, infecting about 3.500 people and killing 37.
Despite a decrease of the water levels, access to the population remains complex in many parts of the district, especially on the eastern bank of the Shire river.
A spike in measles cases affecting young patients in Yida refugee camp, South Sudan, has prompted MSF teams to expand its operations.
From July to December 2014, Dr Yasmine Ley headed up the neonatal unit at MSF’s obstetrics and gynaecology hospital in Peshawar, northern Pakistan.