9-28 | MSF has set up treatment centers in Cameroon, Chad, Niger and Nigeria after an outbreak of cholera occurred in a number of places in the whole region. In early summer, a cholera outbreak appeared in four neighboring countries in western Africa. Although cholera is endemic in the region, there have been far more cases than usual.
5-12 | International medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is expressing grave concern for the health and lives of thousands of survival migrants and refugees entering and living in South Africa. Sexual violence, appalling living conditions, police harassment, threats of xenophobic attacks and a lack of access to essential healthcare still define the desperate lives of thousands of these vulnerable people.
3-31 | The Moroccan Government and EU countries must address the needs of victims of sexual violence
3-8 | Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has completed a seven month-long emergency cholera intervention in Papua New Guinea.Papua New Guinea’s first cholera outbreak in 50 years started in Morobe province in July 2009. In October, cholera was detected in the northern province of Madang, followed by another outbreak in East Sepik, where the disease spread like wildfire in settlements along the Sepik River. As of March 1st, 2109 cases have been confirmed nationwide. 50 people have died.
2-18 | MSF report calls for an immediate end to the violence and increased protection for these highly vulnerable people