9-26 | MSF Malaria prevention pilot projects in Mali and Chad show dramatic, promising results; Malaria cases and hospitalizations plummetA large scale malaria prevention program, consisting of intermittent distributions of anti-malaria medicines, appears to be drastically reducing the number of new cases of the disease among young children during peak transmission season, according to preliminary results from projects run by the international medical humanitarian organization Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in two African countries.
8-28 | South Sudan: a humanitarian crisisUganda: Escaping conflict in KivuDemocratic Republic of Congo: Malaria outbreakBurkina Faso: malnutrition decreaseZimbabwe: HIV : from Washington to Harare
Health catastrophe continues in South Sudan refugee camps: New epidemiological survey shows mortality double the emergency threshold in Batil camp
8-20 | The distressing daily experience of the MSF team in Batil refugee camp is echoed in the just-released results of a nutrition and retrospective mortality survey conducted in the camp at the end of July. Tragically, some of the refugees whose family members had died before they reached Batil camp cited “tired of walking” as the cause of death. This suggests an incredibly weak and vulnerable population arriving at the camp, and points to the massive need for assistance to those that managed to arrive alive, but weak.
South Sudan: new MSF mortality and malnutrition data point to catastrophic situation in refugee camps
8-2 | New epidemiological data from two refugee camps in South Sudan show mortality and malnutrition rates soaring above emergency thresholds, announced Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF).