10-28 | Since September 20, 2022, the day the Ebola epidemic was declared in Uganda, MSF has been working alongside the Ministry of Health to support medical care in the country.As of October 23, 90 patients were confirmed with Ebola and 28 people were reported to have died from the disease. Another 32 people have recovered and been discharged from treatment centres.
10-5 | Since the declaration of the Ebola outbreak in Uganda on 20 September (and as of 2 October 2022), the Ugandan Ministry of Health has confirmed 43 cases of Ebola and reported 29 deaths (nine confirmed deaths from the disease and 20 probable). MSF is working with the Ministry of Health to set up an initial emergency response to help stop the disease from spreading further.
9-23 | Immediately after the declaration of an Ebola outbreak in Uganda, which followed the detection of an infected person in the centre of the country, the Ministry of Health asked Médecins Sans Frontières to support its efforts in the fight against the spread of the disease.
10-25 | This week, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) launched Ebola virus disease management activities in the Beni health zone of the Democratic Republic of Congo, supporting the efforts of the Ministry of Health. In the Butsili and Kanzulinzuli health centers, MSF’s response focuses on triage, detection, and isolation of suspected cases. Our teams, alongside those of the Ministry of Health, carry out outpatient consultations for patients of all ages admitted to the isolation unit.
3-15 | Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) supports the national response to the new Ebola outbreak in North Kivu, in north-eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), through a mobile intervention to the benefit of patients, their families and the communities living in the affected area.