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.
11-20 | MSF applied the lessons learned during the previous Ebola outbreak in the country to the benefit of patients. Medical teams have worked to be closer and more accessible to the community and to train local health care personnel.The Ebola outbreak in Equateur’s province has been brought to an end almost six months after it started, thanks to an improved approach to patient care, according to Médecins sans Frontières (MSF).
11-19 | The Ebola outbreak in Équateur province, northwestern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), has come to an end almost six months after it started thanks to an improved approach to patient care, said Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). The outbreak, the eleventh recorded in the country’s recent history, spread relatively slowly after it was declared on 1 June 2020, despite the fact that as many as 13 out of 17 health districts in Équateur province reported confirmed Ebola cases.
11-3 | Yayai Logain with her children in MSF’s clinic in Pibor town. Two of Yayai’s children have measles. MSF has treated over 250 children for measles since admitting its first suspected case on 18 August 2020. ©MSF/Andreea Campeanu
South Sudan: Heavy floods threaten the lives of thousands of people in Greater Pibor Administrative Area
9-23 | Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is deeply concerned about the impact of ongoing severe flooding in Greater Pibor, South Sudan, which has displaced thousands of people and worsened an already devastating humanitarian emergency. MSF is urging organisations in the area to scale up their response to prevent further disaster. “When the fighting renewed [in June 2020], we fled to the bush with our cattle,” says Martha. “Forty cows were stolen, but we still have 60 more. Then the floods came and the remaining cattle died from a disease.