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Ebola response in Mangina
DRC Ebola outbreaks

Crisis update - April 2019

On 1 August 2018, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) declared an outbreak of Ebola in the northeastern North Kivu province, now the country's largest-ever outbreak of the disease. Crisis Update - 18 Apr 2019
 
Democratic Republic of Congo

The daily struggle for survival in DRC

As the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) faces the largest Ebola outbreak ever recorded in the country, MSF operations manager Annemarie Loof highlights the recurring emergency health needs that go well beyond Ebola. Op-Ed - 4 Apr 2019
 
Ebola outbreak - Butembo
Democratic Republic of Congo

Ebola response failing to gain the upper hand on the epidemic

MSF International President Dr Joanne Liu highlights contradictions, shortcomings and the need to restore patients’ and communities’ faith in the response to the largest ever Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Press Release - 7 Mar 2019
 
Butembo and its surroundings, the new epicentre of the outbreak
Democratic Republic of Congo

Medical activities suspended after Ebola treatment centre attack

An MSF Ebola treatment centre in Butembo, North Kivu, was attacked on 27 February, just days after another treatment centre in nearby Katwa was partly burnt down. Statement - 28 Feb 2019
 
Butembo and its surroundings, the new epicentre of the outbreak
DRC Ebola outbreaks

Second Ebola treatment centre in North Kivu attacked

A second MSF Ebola treatment centre in North Kivu was attacked; the latest attack, in Butembo, DRC, occurred just days after another treatment centre in nearby Katwa was attacked and partly burnt. Statement - 28 Feb 2019
 
مركز علاج الإيبولا في كاتوا المحترق
DRC Ebola outbreaks

North Kivu: Ebola centre inoperative after violent attack

An MSF Ebola treatment centre in North Kivu, DRC was partly burnt down, forcing us to suspend activities, hampering the outbreak response in the area. Press Release - 26 Feb 2019
 
Butembo and its surroundings, the new epicentre of the outbreak
DRC Ebola outbreaks

Potential new Ebola drugs being trialled in MSF treatment centres

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has started enrolling patients in clinical trials of four potential new treatments for Ebola in treatment centres in Katwa and Butembo, North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo. Statement - 12 Feb 2019
 
Ebola Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
DRC Ebola outbreaks

Ebola patient care increases amid growing tensions in North Kivu

Conflict and instability in the North Kivu region of Democratic Republic of Congo has made it difficult for people to access healthcare in a region that is in the grip of the second-largest ever Ebola outbreak. MSF teams though are expanding our response to the epidemic. Project Update - 18 Jan 2019
 
Ebola outbreak - Bunia
DRC Ebola outbreaks

Ebola spreads further into urban communities and isolated areas in North Kivu

The Ebola epidemic continues to spread through the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC)’s North Kivu province. The newest areas to be affected include the city of Butembo and a number of isolated areas. Project Update - 3 Dec 2018
 
Portrait Alpha Diallo Watsan DRC
DRC Ebola outbreaks

Ebola in DRC: Cutting the chains of transmission

To run Ebola treatment centres, our teams rely on experienced staff to share their expertise in North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo, in the fight against this deadly disease. One of them is Alpha Diallo from Guinea who works as an expert in water and sanitation, also known as WatSan. Voices from the Field - 19 Nov 2018
World Malaria Day 2018 in DRC
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