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Burkina Faso

Burkinabe medical staff receive training to improve detection of the dengue virus and treat symptoms, for example by administering intravenous fluids and blood transfusions. © MSF
Burkinabe medical staff receive training to improve detection of the dengue virus and treat symptoms, for example by administering intravenous fluids and blood transfusions. © MSF

    MSF returned to Burkina Faso in October 2017, after an absence of just over two years, to support the Ministry of Health during a dengue epidemic.

    A dengue epidemic was declared in the central region of Burkina Faso on 28 September 2017. Dengue is a viral disease spread by mosquitoes that causes fever and...

    Read full article in the International Activity Report 2017