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April 25, 2016

Today is World Malaria Day.

Sideeka Narayan, an MSF Nurse, tells us about her work in MSF's Shamwana project in the Democratic Republic of Congo training community members to fight malaria.

June 11, 2015

When Kim Danielle Noiseux began training community health workers in Democratic Republic of Congo last year to diagnose patients with malaria, she knew it was important for her trainees to be able to practice their skills. What she didn’t expect was the impact it would have on her own personal health.

April 25, 2014

Josine Blanksma , a physician with Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF), worked in Baraka hospital in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) for eight months. During her time there, Blanksma treated hundreds of patients for malaria, a parasitic infection that can be particularly fatal in children.

Here she describes what it was like treating her young patients for the disease: