Chad

Am Timan, June 2018 It’s 7:30 in the morning, and the clouds in the sky are holding back the heat, but soon it will rise, forcing people under the trees to find a moment of relief in the shade. The day in Am Timan, in the east of Chad, starts early. Am Timan hospital, which MSF has worked in since...
MSF teams providing support to the Chadian Ministry of Health A triple suicide attack that took place on the island of Koulfa in the Lake Chad area in Chad on Saturday (5 Dec) morning has reportedly killed 30 people and wounded up to 200. Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams present in the area...
© Marie Tan Kiak LI
Dear Everyone,
 
So it's been a month since I arrived in Chad, and three and a half weeks since making it to the airstrip of Tissi Paradise (as it's fondly known to its MSF inh
Between January and May 2013, tens of thousands of Darfuri refugees and Chadian returnees have fled violent clashes in Darfur and sought refuge into Tissi area, southeast of Chad. Conducted early May, a retrospective mortality survey published today by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) reveals that 93...
Syria In Syria the number of people in need of urgent medical care keeps increasing. MSF runs six hospitals, four health centres and several mobile clinic programmes inside Syria. The extremely high insecurity means that MSF's reach is limited. Throughout most of the country, there are places where...
The harvest is almost in, but MSF continues to admit new patients to its emergency feeding programme in eastern Chad It is early morning, and already hot, when two 4x4 vehicles pull up in front of a small health centre in the village of Angara in eastern Chad. A crowd of women and children huddle...
MSF Malaria prevention pilot projects in Mali and Chad show dramatic, promising results; Malaria cases and hospitalizations plummet A large scale malaria prevention program, consisting of intermittent distributions of anti-malaria medicines, appears to be drastically reducing the number of new...
In the Sahel, the annual "hunger gap" period has only just begun, but in some regions of Chad the malnutrition situation is already worse than usual. In a few weeks' time, the rains will have rendered a lot of the country inaccessible and it will be impossible to reach children in need of treatment...
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is widening its health and nutrition programs in Chad to respond to the growing malnutrition crisis in the country. The aid organisation is currently treating malnourished children at five projects in the country, and has dispatched emergency teams to conduct...
As a food crisis in Chad continues to grow, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is expanding the number of emergency malnutrition treatment programs in the country to help curb soaring levels of severe acute malnutrition. Even in a normal year, Chad has one of the highest rates of chronic malnutrition...
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