Less than a week left for #MSFSciSA! Curious to know about the significance of operational research in #MSF projects and what #ScientificDays aim to accomplish?

Dr. Maria Guevara, Regional Humanitarian Representative (ASEAN) and Peter Paul de Groote, General Director, MSF India explain in this interview. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Less than a week left for MSFSciSA Curious to know about the
Jyothi Jose, an anaesthetist, recently returned from Sokoto in #Nigeria, where #MSF battles noma, a disfiguring and often deadly infection which mainly affects children. Here’s what she said about her experience:

"Even if you don’t intend to, you get involved in every single story. The atmosphere there just draws you in and makes you fall in love with it. It is like an opera; you go there...
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Jyothi Jose an anaesthetist recently returned from Sokoto in Nigeria where MSF
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#Climatechange is emerging as a major health concern and environmental factors are adversely affecting the populations. Join us for a discussion on climate change and environmental health on May 27. #MSFSciSA
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Climatechange is emerging as a major health concern and environmental factors are
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Have you registered your name for this year's Scientific Day South Asia?
Join us on May 27 for a conference where MSF's humanitarian research, innovation and technology intersect. Register now! [ Bit.ly Link ]
SaveTheDate MSFSciSA Have you registered your name for this years Scientific Day
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LIVE NOW: MSF Scientific Days will be streaming all day long from London, in English and French. Join us! #MSFsci
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MSF Scientific Days 2017: Livestream

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#Uganda hosts more refugees than anywhere else in Africa, accepting more refugees than the whole of Europe granted asylum to in 2016. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Uganda hosts more refugees than anywhere else in Africa accepting more refugees
"We call on #G20 states to put the welfare of sick and wounded people wherever they live at the core of their concerns, rather than focus on the perceived security threats presented by epidemics and other medical problems." [ Bit.ly Link ]
We call on G20 states to put the welfare of sick and
"The city of Bangassou is unrecognisable: armed men are shooting guns everywhere, helicopters are flying over our heads. The place has turned into a battleground."

MSF is extremely worried about the civilian population of Bangassou, #CAR. We call on all parties to agree to a ceasefire in order to access wounded people in urgent need of life-saving medical care. [ Bit.ly Link ]
The city of Bangassou is unrecognisable armed men are shooting guns everywhere
#Onlineharassment of women in different forms globally has become a common phenomenon. But why do we tend to ignore the impact on the victim's #mentalhealth, given the traumatic experiences?
Find out more at #MSFSciSA on May 27. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Onlineharassment of women in different forms globally has become a common phenomenon
"I had never travelled outside India, and I was going to a conflict zone for my first assignment. "

Meet Deepa Kannadi, an anaesthetist, who tells us how her first assignment with MSF in #SouthSudan changed her. [ Bit.ly Link ]
I had never travelled outside India and I was going to a
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Sreejith Nair, a doctor from Kerala, recently returned from Damboa in #Nigeria, where #MSF provides healthcare to people displaced by violence. Here's what he had to say:

"If you are a father, you would see your daughter’s face in every girl. I used to miss my 10-month-old daughter, but I had many daughters around me in Damboa."
Sreejith Nair a doctor from Kerala recently returned from Damboa in Nigeria
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Marco was #ForcedToFlee from Honduras, the country with the highest murder rate in the WORLD. He wants to be a #LGTBQ rights activist.

He applied for asylum in #Mexico. Will they give him asylum or will he be deported to face those who have threatened him? [ Bit.ly Link ]
Following the confirmation of one #Ebola case by WHO, an MSF team made up of doctors, nurses, logisticians, water and sanitation experts, health promoters and an epidemiologist will leave today for Likati in the Democratic Republic of Congo
Following the confirmation of one Ebola case by WHO an MSF team

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From providing care to patients to helping set up health posts, nurses are the backbone of our projects. This #InternationalNursesDay, we want to thank our wonderful nurses for working tirelessly every day to provide healthcare to those who need it the most.
From providing care to patients to helping set up health posts nurses
Anaesthetist Wesley Rajaleelan recently returned from Sokoto in #Nigeria, where MSF teams battle #noma, a disfiguring and often deadly infection which mainly affects children. Welcome back!
Anaesthetist Wesley Rajaleelan recently returned from Sokoto in Nigeria where MSF teams
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Thousands of men, women, and children in northern #Nigeria have been affected by a #meningitisC outbreak.
In collaboration with Nigeria's Ministry of Health, MSF has treated 614 patients in Sokoto Mutalah Mohamad Hospital since April. [ Bit.ly Link ]
Thousands of men women and children in northern Nigeria have been affected
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The number of #cholera patients has drastically increased in #Yemen over the past two weeks, reaching a total of more than 780 cases since 30 March. Many hospitals have stopped working due to the war and lack of resources. Following the cholera outbreak, MSF has set up cholera treatment centres in five hospitals in Yemen and is supporting the health authorities. [ Bit.ly Link ]
The number of cholera patients has drastically increased in Yemen over the
As MSF, we are appealing to Japan and South Korea to withdraw their harmful proposals which will restrict people’s access to affordable #genericmedicines. #RCEP
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As MSF we are appealing to Japan and South Korea to withdraw
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#Cervicalcancer is one of the leading cancer killers in developing countries and kills 12 women in the #Philippines each day

Working with a pioneering local NGO, Likhaan, we're trying to put an end to this.