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04/08/2022

Somalia: One-hundred thousand children vaccinated amidst one of the largest measles outbreaks in the world

Somalia and Somaliland are facing one of the largest outbreaks of measles in the world. Our teams have seen more than 7,000 patients with measles since the beginning of the year.

08/06/2022

Somalia and Somaliland: Drought intensifies health crisis

After four failed rainy seasons in a row, there are massive – and growing - humanitarian needs in Somalia and Somaliland.

Declared cured a patient is leaving to go home. Follow-up testing will confirm no relapse
26/04/2022

Healing from DR-TB, despite long distances and numerous challenges

Treatment of drug-resistant TB can be extremely difficult - lasting up to 20 months for some patients and requiring daily trips to TB centers for medication 

10/07/2021

Vaccinating more children in Somalia’s Lower Juba region could save thousands from dying of measles

In May 2021, MSF supported Ministry of Health staff to run a month-long measles vaccination campaign in Dhobley, in Somalia’s Lower Juba region.

15/06/2021

Disease, floods and drought: southern Somalia hit by repeated emergencies

Humanitarian needs are soaring in southern Somalia as Jubaland state is hit by repeated emergencies including severe droughts, flash floods and outbreaks of disease.

23/03/2021

Hagaajinta daryeelka dadka qaba cudurka qaaxada ee daawada u adkaysta Somaliland iyo Puntland

MSF waxay bilowday inay ka taageerto Wasaaradda Horumarinta Caafimaadka Somaliland (MoHD) baaritaanka iyo daaweynta cudurka qaaxada ee daawada u adkeysta (DR-TB) sanadkii 2019. Maanta, MSF waxay ku bixineysaa taageero caafimaad iyo farsamo isbitaalka qaaxada ee ku yaala Hargeysa iyo seddex xarumood oo qaaxada heer gobol ah oo ku kala yaal Boorama, Berbera iyo Burco. . Illaa iyo hadda, 96 bukaan ah oo qaba DR-TB ayaa lagu daweeyay qorshahan, 39 ka mid ah ayaa dhammaystay daaweyntoodii.

Hargeisa, Somaliland, hosts approximately 100,000 people displaced by conflicts and droughts in the
23/03/2021

Improving care for people with drug-resistant tuberculosis in Somaliland and Puntland

MSF and Somaliland's Ministry of Health and Development are enrolling new DR-TB patients in an updated, shorter oral treatment regimen with bedaquiline that is easier for patients to complete

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