Noma is an overlooked but dangerous disease that can leave often young patients disfigured. Hafiz, a surgeon from India, shares his experience of providing life-changing reconstructive surgery in Nigeria...
The high number of measles cases in Nigeria attribute to a lack of measles vaccination and an insufficient routine vaccination.
More than 35,000 Nigerians have crossed into Cameroon in recent weeks following an upsurge in violence around the northeast Nigerian town of Rann. Most of them are in an informal camp in Goura village in urgent need of food, shelter, and water.
This year marks 50 years since the identification of the virus causing Lassa disease in the village of Lassa, in Nigeria
An MSF team went to Bodo yesterday to start providing support to the 8000 people who arrived from Rann
For the almost two million people forced to leave their homes in northeastern Nigeria over the past nine years
Humanitarian response in terms of shelter, food, protection and water and sanitation is inadequate and should be increased and improved across Borno State
The displacement of refugees’ strains resources and compounds existing difficult livelihoods of host communities, thereby expanding the humanitarian needs for both the host and refugee population
Judith Elavian is an MSF nurse, recently returned after working nine months in Nigeria on a project delivering sexual reproductive health services in the northern Jigawa state. This is a story of the day she learned that in Nigeria, a calabash is not just for drinking water as it is in her home country of Kenya.
Noma is a little understood, rapidly progressing gangrenous infection of the mouth and face, associated with a high mortality rate.