6-12 | Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) released findings from a follow-up survey of its community-based HIV/TB project in Eshowe, KwaZulu Natal.
4-1 | Just after Cyclone Idai made landfall in southern Africa, international medical organisation Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) sent four experts in Geographical Information Systems (GIS) to the region and mobilised thousands of volunteers around the world to produce high-quality maps of the worst-hit areas to help emergency teams mount an effective response.Cyclone Idai hit Mozambique and Zimbabwe in mid-March, flooding vast swathes of land, leaving hundreds of thousands of people homeless and destroying buildings, crops and infrastructure.
3-28 | The MSF teams in Mozambique for emergency medical response are supporting the Ministry of Health in taking care of suspected cholera patients.
3-23 | MSF continues to expand our emergency responses in Mozambique for victims of Cyclone Idai at the outskirts of Beira city. Our emergency team set up mobile clinic in the area around Centro de Saude Marocanne health centre. The health centre itself is entirely destroyed, the MSF team provides primary healthcare consultations going door-to-door in the neighbourhood. Mainly the team treated small wounds, stomach issues (particularly intestinal worms) and respiratory tract infections.
3-21 | Response to be scaled up shortly After two-and-a-half days on the ground in very challenging circumstances, the MSF emergency team in Beira, Mozambique managed to move from needs-assessment phase to initial medical assistance phase on Thursday (21 March). First day of activity was quite limited.