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03/09/2021

Paul Wamai: "Saving just one life, means a lot "

Paul urges others to follow his footsteps into humanitarian work, saying that MSF has exposed him to new cultures, great experiences and has been incredibly rewarding.

01/09/2021

Daring to dream again: John Theuri

John Theuri is a patient at MSF´s Methadone Assisted Therapy (MAT) clinic in Kiambu, set up to reduce harm amongst people who use drugs. Coming to the clinic and getting off heroin has changed his life, allowing him to be welcomed back into his family. In commemoration of the International Overdose Awareness Day, marked annually on August 31st to raise awareness of overdoses, reduce the stigma of drug-related deaths and acknowledge the grief felt by families and friends, John shares his story.

01/09/2021

John Mwangi: Drug Abuse, Its effects and the journey to reforming

John Mwangi is a patient at MSF´s Methadone Assisted Therapy (MAT) clinic in Kiambu, set up to reduce harm amongst people who use drugs. Coming to the clinic and getting off heroin has changed his life, allowing him to be welcomed back into his family. In commemoration of the International Overdose Awareness Day, marked annually on August 31st to raise awareness of overdoses, reduce the stigma of drug-related deaths and acknowledge the grief felt by families and friends, John shares his story.

27/08/2021

Kenya: Curbing spread of diseases in Homa Bay county hospital

Alsahlmus Oketch is an Infection Prevention and Control (IPC) Supervisor with MSF in Homa Bay. His role is very important because he ensures that appropriate measures are in place and upheld to prevent the spread of infections in the hospital where he works.

16/07/2021

After six years of improving access to safe and accessible delivery, MSF hands over activities in Likoni, Kenya

In the six years MSF has supported the Mrima Health Centre, it assisted almost 30,000 deliveries, performed close to 4,100 caesarean sections, conducted over 53,000 antenatal and some 28,500 postnatal consultations.

19/06/2021

Voices from Dadaab: Life goes on, but for how long?

Ahmed lives in a large compound with his extended family on the outskirts of Dagahaley camp in the Dadaab refugee complex. He’s surrounded by an open dusty field to the south, and thorny shrubs to the north. Despite having made a compound using cut shrubs, his home turns dusty at the slight blow of winds, and he says they are not spared during the rainy days, which causes flooding around his house.

18/06/2021

Return is not a solution, say refugees in Dadaab after camp closure announcement

Closing the Dadaab refugee camps and pushing people to return to their home countries will lead to a far worse humanitarian crisis, some refugees currently living in the camps say, especially those who previously returned to Somalia but have come back to the camps because of pervasive violence and limited availability of basic services in that country.

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