Hundreds of thousands of people are crammed into camps around the city of Goma, a crisis triggered by M23 rebels
Treatment consisting of four drugs showed 89% of patients were cured, compared with 52% getting the more complicated tuberculosis treatment
Only 18 countries are using dexamethasone, while tocilizumab and sarilumab can cost hundreds or thousands of dollars a dose
Skirmishes between forces continue despite government calls for peace in a region already torn apart by ethnic conflicts
Despite the long history of medical racism, any potential Covid-19 vaccines must be tested in Africa — but not only on the continent
The mineral-rich earth of Zamfara State, northwest Nigeria, has provided generations of families with the means to make ends meet
It doesn’t matter how effective the medicine is if affected communities don’t trust the people who administer it
Home to nearly one million people, Bunia is the latest Congolese city to report an Ebola infection
A shortage of snake antivenom in Africa is a "shameful failure"
The ongoing Ebola outbreak is the 10th in the country’s history and the second largest ever recorded worldwide.
Over 200 people have died in the worst outbreak of Ebola on record in the Democratic Republic of Congo
The latest outbreak is in a city and next to the Congo River, factors that increase the risk of it spreading rapidly
An Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo has a clear "potential to expand", WHO warned on Wednesday
The latest national HIV survey found about 72% of women 15 years and older said they had tested for HIV. Only six out of 10 men could say the same.
Joanne Liu, Doctors Without Borders’ international president, says input to the MSF agenda must be balanced to meet the needs of parts of the world.
First-time fieldworker Talia Zongia grew up through war and conflict in the DRC. Now she’s with MSF in hurricane-devastated Haiti
‘This unbelievable number speaks to the desperation people are facing’
The world’s largest yellow fever vaccination effort has come to the urban sprawl that is the Democratic Republic of Congo’s capital, Kinshasa
Many women are not aware that HIV can be prevented after rape
Make your voice heard in MSF’s initiative to make vaccines accessible
An MSF fieldworker from South Africa is using her skills to help at-risk mothers and children in Pakistan
The extent of the crisis is only now becoming clear. Hundreds of thousands have been cut off from assistance, some for as long as two years.
After the outbreak of the virus in Angola, medical teams are frantically working in the Democratic Republic of Congo to halt its spread.
As part of a global dialogue, a UN panel is meeting in Johannesburg to discuss proposals that aim to help prevent millions of unnecessary deaths.
A promising new TB drug is now on the market but doctors say it’s been priced out of reach.
This is not the first time the US has bombed a hospital.
Communities are bringing HIV monitoring and dispensing out of the clinics and into their homes.
The World Health Organisation is concerned many people were exposed to the two-year-old girl who was Mali’s first confirmed Ebola case.
The influx of people needing to be treated for Ebola has put strain on health services in West Africa, with workers having to turn patients away.
Médecins Sans Frontières says in five months there has been no improvement with Eastern Cape HIV and TB drug stock-outs.
With World Immunisation Week (April 20 – 26) drawing attention to vaccinations, Nicky Willemse turned the spotlight on Dr Seth Berkley.
MSF continues to work in Dadaab despite the abduction of two of their staff last year. MSF has launched a public report called Dadaab: Back to SquareOne.