MSF Hepatitis E en South Sudan implements world-first outbreak response vaccination campaign for hepatitis E MSF and the South Sudan Ministry of Health have used a hepatitis E vaccine for the first time ever in the world in response to an outbreak of the disease, which is particularly fatal for pregnant women. Thu, 21 Jul 2022 07:56:49 +0000 365bc987-55e7-435b-912a-a687b29a820c Poor sanitary conditions in South Sudan camp leaves two dead from hepatitis E MSF has repeatedly warned of the terrible sanitary conditions in Bentiu camp, South Sudan, as the number of hepatitis E cases continue to rise. The outbreak of the viral liver disease has resulted in the deaths of two people. Wed, 25 Aug 2021 14:02:26 +0000 2b2ac45f-af8d-4921-b9b4-9c8c9ccbb08b Hepatitis E should be considered a neglected tropical disease Types of hepatitis E that primarily affect people with poor access to safe water and sanitation has received little attention and funding. By classifying hepatitis E as a neglected tropical disease by the World Health Organization, the spotlight could highlight the resources needed to address the disease. Fri, 26 Jul 2019 13:41:42 +0000 0d477cfa-7125-46bf-8682-b6c6d895ded2 Niger: Preventing the spread of hepatitis E “At the beginning we saw many cases and many deaths.” Wed, 01 Nov 2017 13:29:37 +0000 398f08ac-cff9-482b-a2c6-3eab9b4da692 Nigeria: “People are dying of hepatitis E because they don’t have soap or clean water” Hundreds of people in a camp in northeastern Nigeria have been infected with hepatitis E after the disease spread from neighbouring Niger. The highly contagious disease has spread quickly through Ngala camp. Thu, 10 Aug 2017 15:11:35 +0000 a722852a-be16-4e59-8b40-ba89780cac36 Niger: Hepatitis E outbreak in Diffa – 186 pregnant women admitted to hospital The hepatitis E outbreak declared two months ago in southeastern Niger is particularly affecting pregnant women. Mon, 19 Jun 2017 15:45:24 +0000 60598cb0-e680-48da-8384-2c3e48c845f2 Niger: Hepatitis E outbreak linked to water shortages and poor sanitation “Water and sanitation activities in Diffa are clearly insufficient to meet people’s needs." Wed, 26 Apr 2017 13:40:30 +0000 e603d5f3-2fd3-414b-af29-9f18cb9ae708 Chad: MSF calls for assistance to curb hepatitis E outbreak in Am Timan "MSF is calling on all the humanitarian and development agencies present in Chad to step up the size and speed of their efforts to ensure an effective response to the hepatitis E outbreak in Am Timan", says Rolland Kaya, MSF's head of mission in Chad. Thu, 09 Feb 2017 10:28:42 +0000 3d789b51-5cda-4344-b18e-4c7211566ade Chad: MSF teams treating and preventing hepatitis E in Am Timan Wed, 14 Dec 2016 12:23:33 +0000 b27a6a15-f2fa-4ad5-be7e-c3470b9e70e9 South Sudan: Hepatitis E outbreak escalating in refugee camps Wed, 06 Feb 2013 09:53:36 +0000 bd4811dc-bcc7-413e-8179-28cd6b000e03