A retrospective video and a selection of 2 web clips highlighting MSF’s presence and humanized medical care in Brazil during the COVID-19 pandemic. More than 25 original videos were created and shared with the MSF movement worldwide between 2020-2021.
Caring for isolated communities
During the months of June and July 2021, MSF supported local health structures in the municipality of Portel, on the island of Marajó, Brazil. This video was produced during an eight-day boat trip, visiting riverside communities along the Anapu River.
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COVID-19: Indigenous care in São Gabriel da Cachoeira
São Gabriel da Cachoeira, Brazilian municipality with the greatest indigenous predominance in the country, was affected by a sharp increase in COVID-19 cases in the state of Amazonas between January and February 2021. MSF treated moderate cases in a primary health care unit and implemented rapid antigen testing. Health promotion teams also carried out activities in the Baniwa, Nheengatu, Tukano and Portuguese languages on prevention and social distancing measures, as well as distributed hygiene kits.
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