Africa

 
Humans of Assamaka
Africa

Niger

Niger is affected by violence and people displacements around its border regions.

832,900

outpatient consultations

224,700

malaria cases treated

99,200

people admitted to hospital, including 76,900 children aged under five

48,900

children admitted to outpatient feeding programmes for severe acute malnutrition
 
Mbawa camp shelters
Africa

Nigeria

Continued violence and armed conflict in Nigeria’s Borno state has uprooted more than two million people.

493,700

outpatient consultations

136,200

malaria cases treated

98,900

people admitted to hospital

39,000

admissions of children to outpatient feeding programmes

38,700

people treated for cholera  

19,900

children treated for measles

17,500

births assisted

15,000

individual mental health consultations

13,200

children admitted to inpatient feeding programmes
 
Pygmies affected by Yaws
Africa

Republic of Congo

MSF first worked in Congo in 1997 and closed its projects in 2013.
 
Africa

Rwanda

MSF closed its projects in Rwanda in 2007.
 
Dakar
Africa

Senegal

Read about Médecins Sans Frontières activities in Senegal.
 
Expanding in challenging times
Africa

Sierra Leone

In years since the end of the 2014-2016 Ebola epidemic, during which many medical staff died, Sierra Leone is now struggling to rebuild its shattered health system.

122,900

outpatient consultations

68,400

malaria cases treated

4,020

births assisted

600

people started on treatment for TB
 
Dhobley Vaccination Campaign
Africa

Somalia and Somaliland

Four years after a series of violent attacks on our staff forced us to withdraw from Somalia, we started providing much needed medical care again in May 2017.

172,100

outpatient consultations

11,100

admissions of children to outpatient feeding programmes

7,890

births assisted

5,340

people treated for measles
 
Everybody Breathes: Treating TB in Eshowe, South Africa
Africa

South Africa

South Africa has the largest HIV patient cohort in the world and is helping to lead the way in gaining access to new treatments for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB).

620

people started on treatment for TB, including 160 for MDR-TB
 
Riang, Jonglei state - Emergency Intervention
Africa

South Sudan

In South Sudan, MSF delivers one of its largest assistance programmes worldwide. Our teams provide primary and secondary healthcare and run outreach activities for displaced people and remote communities. This includes response to emergencies and outbreaks and preventive activities such as vaccination campaigns.

667,400

outpatient consultations

213,200

malaria cases treated

61,700

people admitted to hospital

13,300

births assisted

11,900

vaccinations against measles in response to an outbreak

5,750

surgical interventions

3,070

children admitted to inpatient feeding programmes

2,720

people treated for intentional physical violence

1,690

people treated for sexual violence
 
Providing Healthcare To Neglected Population - Jebel Marra
Africa

Sudan

Fighting has displaced tens of thousands of people in Sudan, where we respond by providing medical care for malnutrition, diarrhoeal diseases and malaria.

647,300

outpatient consultations

3,320

births assisted

2,110

children admitted to inpatient feeding programmes
 
Tanzania, Nduta: Health-post, General Consultation
Africa

Tanzania

We provide assistance to Burundian refugees living in Nduta camp in the north-west of Kigoma region in Tanzania.

64,100

outpatient consultations

20,800

emergency room admissions

11,000

malaria cases treated

7,960

individual mental health consultations
 
Africa

Uganda

Hundreds of thousands of refugees have fled to northern Uganda following violence in South Sudan. Uganda is currently the largest refugee hosting country in Africa.

37,700

outpatient consultations

11,800

individual mental health consultations

2,180

people on first-line ARV treatment under direct MSF care

1,150

people on second-line ARV treatment under direct MSF care

920

people treated for sexual violence
 
Zambia, cholera vaccination in Lusaka
Africa

Zambia

Discover how we deliver emergency assistance in Zambia, where cholera epidemics are a major public health concern.
 
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Africa

Zimbabwe

Learn about our medical projects in Zimbabwe, where the economic situation continues to create numerous challenges for the health sector, including shortages of medical supplies and essential medicines.

1,950

consultations for contraceptive services

270

individual mental health consultations

5

women received safe abortion care