4-30 | DR Congo: An alarming surge in malaria Chad: On the brink of a peak in malnutrition Paraguay: The scourge of the vinchuca Uzbekistan: Tuberculose shows resistance Haiti: Medical certificates for cholera patients
4-25 | Triple-fold increase in cases since 2009; MSF can’t meet increasing caseload alone A massive increase in malaria cases in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is overwhelming existing prevention and treatment efforts, demanding an urgent and stepped-up response, the international medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said today.
4-12 | Armed conflicts are intensifying in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, along with large troop movements. Members of the civilian population are the first victims, but aid actors are also directly targeted. "The situation is not stabilizing in Kivu. It is deteriorating again, and has been deteriorating over the last several months", says Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) program manager Dr. Marcela ALLHEIMEN.
4-5 | On the morning of Wednesday, April 4, two Médecins Sans Frontières（MSF） staff members—Cedric, a nurse, and Marius, a logistician—were kidnapped near Nyanzale in North Kivu Province while traveling by car. Hours later, they were released unharmed. Given the seriousness of this incident, MSF evacuated its team working in the hospital Nyanzale and in two health centers in the area.
3-27 | Several regions of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are facing a serious outbreak of malaria. MSF teams are working in three provinces, supporting the Congolese Ministry of Health. So far, MSF has treated more than 17,000 people in Maniema, Equateur and Orientale Provinces.In DRC, malaria is the leading cause of death. Every year the mosquito-borne disease kills 180,000 children under five.