5-6 | Following the spread of a cholera epidemic in the capital city of Yaoundé in Cameroon, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) opened a cholera treatment centre and provided care for hundreds of patients.It is five pm on 31st March at a new cholera treatment centre (CTC) in Yaoundé, which has just been set up. The MSF medical team welcomes its first patient and the process begins straight away. Treatment is administered immediately, the patient is put on an IV drip, and the taxi that transported her is disinfected. She is to be the first of many patients at the CTC.
2-21 | Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is preparing to reposition its response to the cholera epidemic in Haiti. In the coming weeks, the international medical aid organization will hand over responsibility for treating cholera patients to other national and international actors capable of assuming that task.
2-15 | Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has mobilized significant resources, particularly human resources, to address the cholera epidemic that broke out in Haiti in late October. The organisation has put health workers through an accelerated training program that covers treatment protocols, rules of hygiene, and more. Régis LORGUILLOUX, an MSF nurse and medical training manager, explains.
Kenya: Ifo II refugee camp lies empty whilst tens of thousands of Somali refugees live in unacceptable conditions less than 10 kilometers away
1-21 | Despite several aid agencies, including MSF, ready to assist the more than four hundred daily new arrivals, the negotiations for the opening of the new camp continue to be blocked.
1-14 | As Haiti remembers those killed by the earthquake one year ago, the pace of the spread of cholera seems to have slowed in the North and in Port-au-Prince, though the outbreak remains unpredictable and Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams are still on high alert.