Tuberculosis (TB) kills 1.8 million people a year. In this vlog, a new patient arrives at the MSF TB clinic in Nairobi, and Mark explains how doctors diagnose multi-drug resistant TB - a form of tuberculosis which can't be cured with the medications most commonly used to treat it.
Brazilian administrator Fabio Biolchini has just returned from a year with Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF)'s emergency team in Democratic Republic of Congo, responding to epidemics and other crises across the breadth of this vast country.
American doctor Theresa is in Cambodia, based in MSF's hepatitis clinic in Phnom Penh. Here she blogs about a patient suffering the devastating consequences of hepatitis C, catalysed by lack of access to care in the country.
I’m impatient to see the country that I love again and terrified it won’t be that country any more; desperate to be there already to help in whatever way I can and desperately wishing that help wasn’t needed.