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Violence in Mai-Ndombe and Kwilu provinces (DRC): the lack of humanitarian response raises serious concerns

Following an outbreak of violence in the provinces of Mai-Ndombe and Kwilu in August, MSF head of mission Alessandra Giudiceandrea spent several weeks in the region as part of MSF’s emergency response. She describes her shock at...

“Training healthcare staff is essential for ensuring quality healthcare”

"The MSF Academy is like a college within a project. We have classrooms, bedside teaching and a pool of staff working as tutors, whom I supervise and mentor," Wilson Thiongo, Training Manager for MSF Academy

You yourself can make a difference

It was fairly easy for me to become a doctor, as well as getting medical access, but growing up, I knew that that was not the ideal world for everyone. So, I thought of contributing in making it a more equal world thus the...

South Sudan: Treating the hidden consequences of snakebite

Dr Mark McNicol has recently returned from assignment in Lankien, a remote rural area in Jonglei State, South Sudan, where being bitten by a snake can mean profound and long-term impacts for people.