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Ebola outbreak Mbandaka
DRC 2018 Ebola outbreak

“Congolese health workers have shown an amazing commitment to fighting Ebola”

Miriam Alía explains how MSF took part in the ring vaccination against the disease and tells of her personal experience working with Congolese health workers. Voices from the Field - 11 Jul 2018
 
Ebola Treatment Centre (ETC) in Bikoro
DRC 2018 Ebola outbreak

MSF hands over Ebola response activities in DRC

Project Update - 3 Jul 2018
 
MSF International Board
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The International Board

The International Board (IB) is the board of MSF International. It acts on behalf of and is accountable to the International General Assembly (IGA). As the highest associative governance body of MSF, the IGA delegates duties to the Board, as defined in the Statutes of the association. Discover the current members of the International Board.
 
Ebola Treatment Centre (ETC) in Bikoro
DRC 2018 Ebola outbreak

Ebola update June 2018

Since the Ebola epidemic in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) was declared on 8 May 2018, over 60 people who presented symptoms of haemorrhagic fever, including 38 confirmed Ebola cases and 28 deaths (of whom 14 were confirmed as Ebola)*, have been notified by the national health authorities in the Equateur region, in the west of the country, where the outbreak started. 24 patients (confirmed Ebola cases) have recovered from the disease and been discharged from treatment centres. Crisis Update - 19 Jun 2018
 
Ebola testimony
DRC 2018 Ebola outbreak

“I will start today from zero”

The story of Marie-Vincent, a woman recently discharged from MSF’s Ebola treatment centre (ETC) in Bikoro, DRC, who lost her son and other family members to the virus. Voices from the Field - 19 Jun 2018
 
Ebola - Ibopko - OCBA
DRC 2018 Ebola outbreak

Fighting Ebola on the ground, a race against time

Paul Jawor, an MSF water and sanitation expert, has just returned from Equateur province in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Paul was working in and around the remote village of Iboko, where cases of Ebola have been confirmed. He explains the challenges MSF teams are facing on the frontline of the ongoing outbreak.
Project Update - 7 Jun 2018
 
Ebola Vaccination in Bikoro
DRC 2018 Ebola outbreak

MSF starts Ebola vaccination targeting remote communities

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) yesterday started vaccinating Ebola frontline workers in Bikoro, Equateur Province, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), where teams have been working with the Ministry of Health and the World Health Organization (WHO) over the past few weeks. The trial vaccination will also be offered to contacts of patients. Press Release - 29 May 2018
 
Doctors Without Borders in Central Africa Republic.
How we're run

Run by MSF staff, for our patients

We are run by MSF associations, whose members are mostly current and former field staff. The associations are linked to Operational Centres (OC) who directly manage our humanitarian action. All MSF associations, as well as individuals and the International President, are members of MSF International.
 
Ebola Treatment Centre (ETC) in Bikoro
DRC 2018 Ebola outbreak

MSF response to second Ebola outbreak in DRC since 2016

Our teams are responding to an Ebola outbreak in Democratic Republic of Congo. It's the second outbreak of Ebola in DRC since the West African epidemic ended in 2016. Update as of 22 May 2018. Project Update - 23 May 2018
 
Ebola Treatment Centre (ETC) in Bikoro
DRC 2018 Ebola outbreak

Ninth Ebola outbreak in 40 years hits urban area

An outbreak of Ebola has been declared in Equateur province, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The outbreak, in the northeast of the country, has affected 44 people who have presented symptoms of haemorrhagic fever in the region; 3 confirmed as Ebola, and and 23 deaths have been notified by the national health authorities. Project Update - 17 May 2018
Cholera intervention in South Kivu
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)

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We provide medical assistance to people affected by conflict, epidemics, disasters, or exclusion from healthcare. Our teams are made up of tens of thousands of health professionals, logistic and administrative staff - most of them hired locally. Our actions are guided by medical ethics and the principles of independence and impartiality. We are a non-profit, self-governed, member-based organisation.

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