Activities 2014 International Activity Report
In June, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) handed over its project in the south of Madagascar to the Ministry of Health.
Following the political crisis of 2009, people in Madagascar faced a deteriorating economic and health situation and MSF conducted several needs assessments before opening a project in Bekily, Androy region, in 2011. Based at Bekily hospital, and providing support at two health centres, the project’s activities focused on medical care for women experiencing complications and emergencies in pregnancy, malnourished children, and patients with tuberculosis (TB), schistosomiasis (a curable parasitic disease) and malaria.
Year MSF first worked in the country: 1987.