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August 13, 2015

This essay was first published on Time.com on August 12, 2015.

By Dr. Joanne Liu, international president of Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)

May 05, 2015

MSF Canada Executive Director Stephen Cornish recently returned from Sierra Leone and Guinea, where he visited Ebola treatment centres run by Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) just over a year since the start of the epidemic that has devastated parts of West Africa.

February 09, 2015

The numbers of Ebola patients in West Africa may be going down, but as Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) epidemiologist Amanda Tiffany explains below, every last contact needs to be traced in order to help bring the epidemic to an end. She wrote the following from Freetown, the capital city of Sierra Leone, one of the countries hardest hit by the ongoing Ebola outbreak.

 

By Amanda Tiffany

January 26, 2015

A downward trend of new cases has been reported at Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) Ebola management centres across Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, with just over 50 patients currently in eight centres. While this is a promising development, the medical humanitarian organization cautions that loss of vigilance now would jeopardize the progress made in stemming the epidemic.

August 22, 2014

This editorial by MSF International President Dr. Joanne Liu was originally published in TIME Magazine on August 21, 2014. 

Entire families are being wiped out. Health workers are dying by the dozens. The Ebola outbreak raging in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone has already killed more people than any other in history, and it continues to spread unabated.

May 02, 2014

Although recent days have seen fewer Ebola patients in the structures in Guinea - run by Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) in collaboration with the Ministry of Health - the outbreak is not over and full teams remain in place to deal with a spike in new cases.

April 11, 2014

On Thursday, Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) resumed activities in a treatment centre in Macenta, southeast Guinea, after it was forced to suspend work late last week following protests by a section of the local population.

April 07, 2014

A number of patients have been discharged from Ebola treatment centres in Guinea after successfully beating the Ebola virus, says Médecins Sans Frontières/ Doctors Without Borders (MSF). At the same time, MSF’s emergency teams are facing challenges in tackling the epidemic, with work currently suspended in one of its three Ebola treatment centres.

March 31, 2014

With eight confirmed cases of Ebola reported in the capital Conakry, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is facing an unprecedented epidemic of cases now scattered in several locations in Guinea.

March 25, 2014

In response to the Ebola epidemic that has broken out in Guinea, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) continues to reinforce its teams in Guéckédou and Macenta, two towns in the south of the country where the virus has spread.

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