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“The humanitarian needs of those that fled are vast and are not being met,” says Abdalla Hussein...
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"MSF's role as first responder was crucial at the start of the emergency. We were able to take care...
Press release
Five diseases with the potential to become epidemics in 2016 are being highlighted by MSF. “We know...
Month in Focus
A Month in Focus - November 2013
Article
Visceral leishmaniasis is a parasitic disease commonly known as kala azar. Since 2007, MSF has been...
Video
The beautiful thing about treatment of Kala Azar is that once you’re cured for Kala Azar you have a...
Press release
“This last year MSF, with the Ministry of Health, was able to save many lives,” said Kevin Coppock...
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Frontline
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Kala azar—or visceral leishmaniasis—is a treatable but largely neglected disease. Southern Sudan is...
Press release
As Southern Sudan heads towards a January 9th referendum on secession, it is battling to contain...
Article
"The level of health awareness in this community is very low, and people have a great deal of...
Article
MSF has set up an additional base in Pagil in Jonglei State in South Sudan to expand its capacity...
Press release
Health ministers from Nepal, India and Bangladesh, where the disease is endemic, signed a...
Article
"We suspect that the number of kala azar patients reaching clinics in some areas is just the tip of...
Article
Chemakeu had a choice to make. She had already visited two different health centres and spent...
Article
What begins with flu-like symptoms develops over a period of months into a life-threatening illness.
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Even if it does not only affect the 'untouchables', they are the ones hit in the hardest way.

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