The scale and severity of humanitarian needs in the Dadaab camps demands a wide-scale response
Zeitun Yussuf is one of the Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) community health educators (CHEs) whose work includes carrying out community surveillance and health education. CHE’s are based in the community and have been actively identifying, observing and reporting malnutrition cases from the community. Their work is critical for early detection, enrolment and management of malnutrition cases. She shares her experience as a community health educator and her personal experiences with the drought.
From Kenya to Pakistan, Patrick Kibira has worked with MSF in various countries over the past decade. He shares with us what keeps him inspired.
Mental health services must be adapted urgently to respond to the needs of vulnerable populations through confidential, friendly, gender-responsive services, and support from health workers while addressing their overlapping vulnerabilities.
MSF urges the UN Refugee Agency and Kenyan authorities to ramp up humanitarian support and urgently launch vaccination campaigns
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 humanitarian thought of working in places where people do not have it easier.
"Working with people who use drugs was something totally new to me. In Kenya I also found a totally different culture from what I am used to, but I have interacted with good people and the staff I have worked with are talented and know their work well," Ijaaz Zarin – MSF project coordinator, Kiambu.