Prevention is better than cure
2022-11-28 | Malaria is known as the leading cause of child mortality in sub-Saharan Africa with mortality numbers increasing in the past few years. Whether seasonal or all-year-round, MSF is fighting the disease in different parts of the world and setting sights on enhancing prevention methods.
Fatal first days
2022-10-31 | Which are the riskiest days in life? Half of the deaths among children under the age of five occur in the first 28 days after birth. In many places where MSF works, high-tech solutions for the care of newborns are lacking, but a lot can be achieved with relatively simple efforts.
Nurses important in the fight against antibiotic resistance
2021-09-16 | Every year, 200.000 children die from sepsis caused by resistant bacteria. It is a serious threat to global public health. Nurses are often the first to identify signs of Sepsis and potential outbreaks, writes paediatric nurse Lindsay Bryson.
Children are not the face of covid-19 but will certainly not be spared
2021-06-08 | The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted child health through increases in poverty, loss of education, food insecurity, violence as well as increased strain on health systems and reduction in access to health services. These collateral effects of the pandemic have stricken most in resources limited settings where increase in child mortality is a major concern.