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The Sex Workers On the Frontlines Of The HIV Response In Malawi

The Sex Workers On the Frontlines Of The HIV Response In Malawi

An MSF programme in four districts in southern Malawi is helping thousands of women who earn their living from sex work to overcome barriers to health services, in part by training and employing sex workers as health workers in their communities. Names have been changed, unless otherwise indicated. Bernadette lost both her parents when she […]

Sokoto, MSF Sponsor 36 Plastic Surgeries

Sokoto, MSF Sponsor 36 Plastic Surgeries

The Chief Medical Director, CMD, of Sokoto-based Noma Hospital, Dr. Bello Ahmed, has disclosed that 36 plastic surgeries have been carried out on Cancrum Oris patients by the hospital between January and February. He told newsmen, yesterday, that Cancrum Oris patients and those with bone injuries, accident-related facial, limb and body deformities were operated upon […]

App That Helps Aid Workers: ‘I Watched TV While Mapping 100km Of Nigeria’

App That Helps Aid Workers: ‘I Watched TV While Mapping 100km Of Nigeria’

Gamers can now help aid workers locate communities affected by natural disasters, disease outbreaks or conflict using a mobile app developed by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). MapSwipe users swipe through satellite images of remote areas and tap the screen when they see features such as settlements, roads and rivers. Information is then fed back to […]