Australian emergency medical coordinator for MSF, Kate White, reflects on how the Rohingya refugee crisis in Bangladesh has changed in recent weeks.
When we first heard about the initial cholera cases, I remember panicking quietly for about 10 minutes and then pulling myself together. No one in that part of Yemen had ever seen cholera before.
Sexual violence is a major problem in South Africa. Studies show that up to one in four women have been raped in their lifetime. Read some of the testimonies from victims of sexual violence from the Kgomotso Care MSF Centre in Rustenburg.
The first new drugs to be developed in 50 years were the last chance for some people with extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR TB) in the Chechen Republic of the Russian Federation.
Emmanuelle Bricq is the health promotion supervisor for MSF’s Madagascar mission. She has worked with MSF during other epidemics and explains the importance of raising awareness among the population.
In the northern Angolan city of Dundo, MSF teams have been providing assistance to Congolese refugees who fled violence in the Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
MSF emergency coordinator Jean-Pierre Amigo, just back from Kasai province, describes burned villages, mass graves and a woman’s abandoned suitcase.
Since 25 August over 600,000 Rohingyas have fled targeted violence in Myanmar and sought safety across the border in Bangladesh.