Diffa, Niger: a region devastated by the Boko Haram crisis


Niger is affected by violence and population displacements in its border regions that form part of the Central Sahel and the Lake Chad Basin.

To improve healthcare for displaced people, host communities and the population at large ─ in particular children ─ we work with the Ministry of Health and community health workers to deliver integrated health programmes throughout the country.

MSF teams are currently responding to the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic in Niger.

Key Activities

In 2019
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MSF's response to COVID-19 in Niger


Our COVID-19 activities in Niger

May 2020

Niamey, the capital of Niger, is the epicentre of the COVID-19 outbreak in the country.

MSF is supporting the Ministry of Health’s response to the new coronavirus. Audace Ntezukobagira, our emergency coordinator in the Sahel, explains how.

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17 December 2018