Mali has faced a political and security crisis since 2012 which has had a devastating impact on the humanitarian situation of people living in the conflict areas. Sadly the violence has been intensifying in the central region for over a year and is seriously affecting the civilian population.
Innovative container hospital saving mothers and babies in Kenya
In January and February 2017, there were 737 babies delivered in Mrima Health Centre, including 143 by caesarean section. Medical teams also conducted 2,273 antenatal consultations.
MSF began working in Likoni in February 2016, supporting deliveries and referring women with complications to Coast Provincial General Hospital. Construction of the container operating theatre began in late 2016. It was officially functional on 27 January 2017, when the first baby born by caesarean section arrived.