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Cervical cancer : when AI helps improve diagnosis

Cervical cancer is the second deadliest cancer in low- and middle-income countries (1). In Malawi in East Africa, where MSF operates, over 4,000 Malawian women fall sick with cervical cancer every year. With 2,905 deaths due to cervical cancer in 2020, the country also had the second highest rate of mortality (2). How can we explain such a high mortality rate from this disease which, in high-income countries, is easily preventable and generally less deadly?  The reasons include limited access to prevention and screening, and diagnoses that are not always reliable.

 

Clara Nordon, Director of the MSF Foundation, has just got back from a visit to Malawi with the MSF teams and tells us about the project led by the Foundation. Code name: AI4CC

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Utilisation d'Antibiogo au laboratoire MSF, hôpital CHK.Kinshasa. République Démocratique du Congo
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Antibiogo is already implemented in routine in DRC and Jordan, and soon within other MSF’s Labs !

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Antibiogo is looking for a User Experience Researcher (Freelance)

We are looking for a User Experience Researcher to join Antibiogo team and work on the future development of the application

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[Freelance] Antibiogo is looking for a Backend Developer (Typescript) and a Computer vision Engineer

We are looking for a Backend Developer (Typescript) and a Computer vision Engineer to join Antibiogo team and work on the development of the application’s new features

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“I have huge respect for our teams in the field who face so many difficulties and danger”, says 3D programm physiotherapist Elise Tauveron on her return from Haiti.

In early 2022, the MSF Foundation launched a research study on its 3D compression mask programme for patients with severe burns in Haiti’s capital Port-au-Prince. Elise Tauveron, who has just spent a month with the teams in Haiti, talks about the launch and significance of the study. In early 2022, the MSF Foundation launched a research study on its 3D compression mask programme for patients with severe burns in Haiti’s capital Port-au-Prince. Elise Tauveron, who has just spent a month with the teams in Haiti, talks about the launch and significance of the study.

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App Antibiogo
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After 5 years of development, Antibiogo becomes the first medical device with CE marking developed by the MSF Foundation!

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Nezabutni, an innovative platform to help the most vulnerable Ukrainians amidst war

Nezabutni Charitable Foundation with support of The MSF Foundation has launched an initiative to help Ukrainian people with dementia and elderly people in times of war. Irina Shevchenko and Natalie Roberts, who met in Ukraine a few weeks ago, explain the situation on the field and the major challenges for vulnerable people in the country now, which the platform created by Nezabutni addresses.

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