October 2017: Drought in Ethiopia’s Somali region has led to a humanitarian crisis. With crops failing and cattle dying, millions of people across the country are facing food and water shortages, and people in the Somali region are particularly affected by acute malnutrition and disease outbreaks such as acute hiv in ethiopia 2015 pdf diarrhoea and measles. MSF is responding to both crises across the region.
Activities In Ethiopia, where diseases such as kala azar are endemic, MSF continues to fill healthcare gaps and respond to emergencies and the needs of the growing refugee population. MSF has been supporting Wardher hospital and other health facilities in Danod and Yucub districts in Doolo zone since 2007, with the aim of reducing morbidity and mortality in the area. Teams work in 10 outreach clinics in remote locations. MSF also donates drugs and medical supplies.
MSF started working in Dolo Ado in Liben zone in 1995, focusing on providing medical assistance to Somali refugees fleeing the drought at home, as well as to the vulnerable host community. Throughout the year, Dolo Ado reception centre saw 3,075 new arrivals, mostly women and children. The team offers free basic healthcare, nutritional support and routine immunisations. Basic healthcare is also available at three health posts MSF manages in Buramino and Hiloweyn camps. By the end of 2016, there were over 203,887 Somali refugees in five camps in Liben zone. Teams based at the local district hospital of Fik, in central Somali Region, work in the emergency room, operating theatre, maternity ward and stabilisation centre for severely malnourished children. MSF also supports a TB treatment programme and donates drugs and basic medical instruments to the hospital.
In Degehabur, MSF provides maternal health services, including ante- and postnatal care, family planning and treatment for sexual and gender-based violence. MSF also helped to set up inpatient and outpatient departments, the emergency room and a stabilisation centre for severely malnourished children with medical complications in Degehabur hospital. Mobile clinics in 14 outreach locations offer basic healthcare to people living in remote areas. Gambella region hosts more than 340,000 South Sudanese refugees from the civil war that has been ongoing since 2013. In collaboration with the government and UNHCR, the United Nations refugee agency, MSF provides basic and secondary health services in the health centres in Kule and Pugnido camps and Pugnido town, and health posts in Kule and Tierkidi. MSF also started its support of Gambella hospital, by donating much-needed supplies and supporting the surgical ward. This is the main referral hospital in the region.
Year MSF first worked in the country: 1984. What we are seeing is a humanitarian emergency. The 2015 International Activity Report is also available as an interactive micro-site. Follow the link for more information. This article is about the virus. Multiple round bumps on cell surface represent sites of assembly and budding of virions.
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HIV is a member of the genus Lentivirus, part of the family Retroviridae. Two types of HIV have been characterized: HIV-1 and HIV-2. HIV is different in structure from other retroviruses. It is roughly spherical with a diameter of about 120 nm, around 60 times smaller than a red blood cell. This is, in turn, surrounded by the viral envelope, that is composed of the lipid bilayer taken from the membrane of a human host cell when the newly formed virus particle buds from the cell. As the sole viral protein on the surface of the virus, the Envelope protein is a major target for HIV vaccine efforts.
Over half of the mass of the trimeric envelope spike is N-linked glycans. The density is high as the glycans shield the underlying viral protein from neutralisation by antibodies. The molecular structure of the viral spike has now been determined by X-ray crystallography and cryo-electron microscopy. These advances in structural biology were made possible due to the development of stable recombinant forms of the viral spike by the introduction of an intersubunit disulphide bond and an isoleucine to proline mutation in gp41.