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September 02, 2015

In June, Doctors Without Borders/ Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) raised the alarm about the measles epidemic that has been raging in Katanga Province, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) since March. The situation has now deteriorated further and sufficient resources are lacking.

July 30, 2015

Agathe Farini Sena, otherwise known as Maman Agathe, is a counselor at the Village d’Accueil in North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

July 30, 2015

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) completed a cholera vaccination campaign this week in Tanzania’s overflowing Nyarugusu camp, where people fleeing unrest in Burundi and Democratic Republic of Congo have taken shelter.

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.

May 08, 2015

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has begun medical activities in Bikenge, an isolated mining town in Maniema Province, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

March 02, 2015

This article appears in the Spring 2015 issue of Dispatches, the MSF Canada magazine.

February 24, 2015

This article appears in the Spring 2015 issue of Dispatches, the MSF Canada magazine.

Travelling from Numbi to Minova, in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), would be a dream ride for any motorcycle enthusiast. More than two hours of slopes, slippery surfaces and obstacles of all kinds make the journey a test of skill, as well as a chance to take in some beautiful scenery.

January 05, 2015

During two weeks in December, Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) carried out a measles vaccination campaign in Minova, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), that reached 90,887 young people. This was 20 percent more than the expected immunization target. Ana de la Osada, the medical focal point for the campaign, tells the story of MSF’s fight in Minova against measles, which is known locally as “suluby.”

 

By Ana de la Osada

November 17, 2014

The Ebola outbreak that started in August in the north of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is now under control, as no new cases have been detected since the last confirmed infection was diagnosed on October 4 in the town of Boende.

October 01, 2014

The Ebola outbreak that was declared in August in the Equateur province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has not yet been contained.

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