As malaria season starts to slow down in northeastern Nigeria, Swedish doctor Mårten and his team spot an increase in children arriving with measles. Could there be an outbreak of this life-threatening disease nearby?
Argentinian nurse Marcela shares her tips on how to spot the warning signs that a patient has malaria
As malaria season hits the Nigerian city of Maiduguri, home to thousands of people displaced by conflict, Swedish doctor Mårten is fighting to save the lives of the most vulnerable children.
In Bossangoa, in the west of the Central African Republic, Antoine has joined the Medecines Sans Frontieres/Doctors without Borders team during the peak season for malaria. He blogs…
Saschveen has recently returned from assignment with Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders (MSF) in Nduta, Tanzania, where she was providing vital healthcare to the many Burundian refugees there. She shares her diary from the time...
"It’s easy to write about the children that recover; the malnourished children who gain weight, the kids who make miraculous recoveries. But not the ones who pass away."
Paediatrician Julia blogs about the start of her first assignment for MSF, in Niger, the largest country in west Africa.