MSF Helps Malaria-Stricken Burundi

Nearly 70 percent of patients diagnosed by Médecins Sans Frontières in Burundi’s Kayanza province tested positive for malaria, many of them children. Malaria requires treatment within 24 hours, so MSF reinforced its operations by sending three teams, running six mobile clinics, and offering on-site diagnoses and treatment since mid-January, reports.

About the author

  • Kristine Ballad

    As Devex staff writer, Kristine focuses on breaking news from around the globe, and on Philippine development in particular. She served more than half of her working years in Philippine government, working as public information officer and as writer at the House of Representatives.