"Working for MSF, our focus is always on the people we are working with: our patients and their communities. To continue to do that, we need to look after ourselves too — something many of us neglect." - A field worker's take on a topic that needs to be addressed:

Burnout in the Field – MSF Passport

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We are looking for an ICT Technical Engineer for our #NewDelhi office. Interested? #jobs #workwithMSF #MSF

ICT Technical Engineer | MSF India

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"My team didn´t want to leave our patients behind. It was a difficult decision to leave the hospital while we were still receiving patients in critical condition." #SouthSudan

South Sudan: “My future is unclear, and I don´t know what will happen to all of us from Wau Shilluk.” | MSF India

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Visceral Leishmaniasis (also known as kala-azar) is an ultimately fatal disease endemic in Bihar, while HIV/AIDS is an emerging disease in this region.
Dr. Shahwar Kazmi, Field Coordinator of the VL/HIV project provides an in-depth analysis of how Kala azar cannot be eliminated from India unless the HIV/VL cohort is not taken into consideration. To learn more visit:

Medical Research | MSF India

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Whether you call them 'refugees', 'asylum seekers' or 'migrants', to us, they are just people - and in 2016, #MSF rescued over 20,000 of them trying to cross the #Mediterranean. Here we present 10 Facts You Need to Know about Europe's so-called “Migrant Crisis”

10 Facts You Need To Know About Europe's "Migrant Crisis"

Whether you call them 'refugees', 'asylum seekers' or 'migrants', to us, they are just people - and in 2016, MSF rescued over 20,000 of them trying to cross ...

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Since the conflict escalated in 2012, the vast majority of children born in many parts of #Syria are unvaccinated and this is very worrying.

Syria: The war has left tens of thousands of children unvaccinated | MSF India

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"I would just say one thing any kind of deadly disease like #TB will not dare to put an end to your life, without your will."

Govandi man conquers drug resistant TB

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Want to know what the #EUTurkeydeal is and why it is so awful? Here is a 2 minute explainer. [ Bit.ly Link ]
India is home to 79,000 drug-resistant TB patients, many of whom are resistant to almost all of the 14 drugs available to treat the infectious disease.

DNA India reports on #MSF is giving #tuberculosis patients access to life-saving drugs - bedaquiline and delamanid

Drug-resistant TB patients get access to combo regime | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

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Deepa Kannadi, an anaesthesiologist, left recently for #SouthSudan where #MSF provides essential and emergency care to people who need it most.

This is her first assignment with MSF. Wish her luck in comments below! #WithoutBorders
We asked our teams how the war in #Syria has changed access to healthcare

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People who are fleeing fighting in #WauShilluk have very little to survive on. For weeks they have only received an average of two litres of clean water per person. #SouthSudan

South Sudan: Urgent humanitarian assistance needed for thousands of people who fled fighting in Wau Shilluk | MSF India

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“These people have fled extreme violence, torture and war and survived extremely dangerous journeys. Today, their anxiety and depression is aggravated by the lack of information on their legal status and their poor living conditions.” Jayne Grimes, MSF Psychologist. #EUTurkeyDeal

One year after the EU-Turkey deal: migrants and asylum seekers are paying the price with their health | MSF India

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Six years on, the Syrian people are paying the biggest price for this ruthless conflict. MSF provides support to medics working in extreme conditions to save lives. #Syria
#KalaAzarDay

After treating more than 13,000 patients suffering from kala azar in #Bihar since 2007, #MSF is now focusing on the diagnosis and treatment of HIV-kala azar co-infection.
#KalaAzarDay

Fighting a neglected condition: HIV-kala azar co-infection in Bihar | MSF India

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Every year, between 200,000 and 400,00 new cases of kala azar are reported, about 90% of which are in India, Bangladesh, Nepal, South Sudan, Ethiopia and Brazil.

#MSF has been on the frontline of fighting kala azar in #Bihar since 2007 and has treated more than 12,000 patients suffering from the disease. #KalaAzarDay
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Do you know about kala azar?
Largely unknown in high-income countries, Visceral leishmaniasis or kala azar - is the second-largest parasitic killer in the world. It often affects the poorest people living in rural areas.

Killer Diseases: LEISHMANIASIS/ KALA AZAR

Visceral leishmaniasis or Kala Azar is the second largest parasitic killer in the world - only Malaria is more deadly. Along with Chagas disease and sleeping...

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“What I have seen in #Iraq, I do not want my children to see it again. My true dream is that my children will live in a beautiful country, without war, without bloodshed, without any of this." #refugeecrisis #EUTurkeyDeal
Since March 2016, #MSF teams have detected and treated thousands of cases of acute watery diarrhoea in #Ethiopia with the full support of the Regional Health Bureau.

Ethiopia: “I feel like I have been given a second life by the doctors and nurses here.” | MSF India

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Does providing free ration to people living with tuberculosis help in reducing transmission of this deadly disease?

Pradeep Surin, a recipient of MSF Media Fellowship 2016, finds out more.

टीबी से जंग – दो वक्त को रोटी से बदल सकती है तस्वीर

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