Ebola

United Nations Member States Briefing on the Ebola outbreak and Response in West Africa, Geneva, 16 September 2014 Remarks by Dr. Joanne Liu, International President, Médecins Sans Frontières Ms. Under Secretary General, Mr. Special Coordinator, Mr. Assistant Director General, Distinguished...
> Please donate today to scale up our response to Ebola outbreak The Ebola centers that Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is now running in West Africa are the largest ever built. This is the inside of the high-risk zone of one of these Ebola centers. A center is always divided into two zones: one...
Pierre Trbovic, an anthropologist from Belgium, arrived in the Liberian capital, Monrovia in late August to help with MSF's response to the Ebola epidemic. Finding the treatment centre full, health staff overwhelmed, and sick people queuing in the street, Pierre volunteered for the heartwrenching...
Because they live in communities deeply affected by the current Ebola outbreak in Western Africa, MSF staff are not spared by the risk of infection. Despite very strict safety measures imposed by MSF in the workplace, risk zero does not exist and the biggest threat remains transmission within the...
Ella Watson-Stryker (USA) is currently working as Health Promoter in MSF's emergency intervention in Kailahun, Sierra Leone. She tells the story of a young girl, one of many victims of the Ebola epidemic in West Africa. The first time I saw Tewa* was in the triage tent. She had come to MSF's Ebola...
Statement of Dr. Joanne Liu, International President of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Mr. Deputy Secretary General, Mr. Under-Secretary General, Madame Director General, Mr. Special Coordinator, Distinguished Delegates, ladies and gentlemen. Thank you for this opportunity to brief member states on...
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MSF denounces international inaction in Ebola-stricken African countries; states must deploy specialized medical assets now MSF International President United Nations special briefing on Ebola World leaders are failing to address the worst ever Ebola epidemic, and states with biological-disaster...
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Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is rapidly scaling up its operations in Liberia as the international response to the Ebola outbreak in West Africa continues to be chaotic and entirely inadequate. In its first week, MSF’s ebola newest management centre – also known as ELWA3 – in the capital Monrovia...
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has launched a response to the confirmed Ebola viral hemorrhagic fever outbreak in Equateur Province, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). MSF, present in DRC for more than thirty years, is sending doctors, nurses, logistics experts and hygiene specialists to the...
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The epidemic won't be contained without more treatment centers, coordinated action, logistical assets and health workers. Entire families are being wiped out. Health workers are dying by the dozens. The Ebola outbreak raging in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone has already killed more people than...
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