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Kingsley Makwale MSF clinician examining Aisha at Mbenje Health Centre [Photo: Isabel Corthier/MSF]

“No time to lose”: AIDS deaths toll stagnating due to lack of basic testing at community level

A 15-country snapshot report on progress in the fight against advanced HIV

Dadaab Overview


Refugees in Dadaab appeal for dignity

Grâce M’Gazio is a young mother about to give birth. She is doing the HIV – AIDS test with Adeline Ouaboua, psychosocial advisor at the Castors maternity, Central African Republic [© Elisa Fourt/MSF]

The fight against HIV and TB is at a critical juncture

After a decade of strong commitments to fight HIV and TB, we are witnessing a decline in donor and domestic funding

MSF team during outreach in Turkana, Kenya following an outbreak of malaria - September 2019

MSF responds to malaria outbreak in Turkana, Kenya

Over 45,000 people have tested positive for malaria over the last month in one of the worst outbreaks experienced in Turkana County since 2017


Striking back at Snakebite

Access to antivenom – let alone access to antivenom that is effective against the species of poisonous snake  – is a problem not just in Baringo but across most of Africa.

Oped by Edi Ferdinand Atte,  Medical Coordinator, Médecins Sans Frontières, (MSF), Doctors Without Borders 

MSF emergency team during the malaria intervention in Baringo county [ © Vincent Ndichu / MSF ]

MSF responds to Malaria Outbreaks in North-Western Kenya

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has sent a team to Turkana county to conduct an assessment after the upsurge in malaria cases.

An MSF staff conducts pre-screening antenatal consultations at the Mrima Health Centre.

Hope is born: improving access to safe birth in Kenya

This story of three women illustrates the success and challenges of expanding sexual and reproductive healthcare in Kenya’s coastal region of Likoni. Reducing maternal and infant mortality is central to realising the SDG health targets. Unremitting efforts will be needed to achieve these goals. MSF has striven to reinforce health authorities’ capacity to provide a comprehensive package of emergency obstetric and neonatal care. 

An MSF ambulance on juja road, Nairobi, Kenya  en-route to pick up a patient [ © Kiki / MSF ]

Kenya: A Night on call

Many people visit MSF's Lavender house in Nairobi, Kenya on the worst day or night of their lives.  But it's open for them around the clock whenever they need it most