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Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) works in over 60 countries worldwide to deliver emergency aid to people affected by armed conflict, epidemics, natural disasters, and exclusion from healthcare. MSF teams rely on tools and equipment – coupled with expertise and resourcefulness – in caring for patients in need. Are you familiar with any of these objects? Below are a fraction of them. Scroll down and swipe to guess what they are!

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Hint: Kills bacteria that can kill you.

Hint: The first ones came from a fungus

Hint: Now there's a big threat of resistance against them

Antibiotics are medications that fight bacteria but that means not all illnesses can be treated with antibiotics. It is important to follow a medical professional’s prescription of antibiotics to avoid resistance, which reduces the effectiveness of the drug and may cause illnesses that become difficult to treat.

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Hint: Changed many women's lives in the 20th century.

Hint: Part of a maternal health package.

Hint: There are products and methods available for men.

Contraceptives are provided as part of MSF's response to women and girls' health needs. They help women to prevent pregnancy and some hormone-related illnesses.

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Hint: A few of a surgeon's many tools.

Hint: Not supposed to be disposable or left inside your body after a surgery.

Hint: Used for gripping and pulling.

Forceps are instruments, often used in surgical procedures that hold and grasp objects. They are commonly made of high-grade carbon or stainless steel, ensuring that it can be sterilized repeatedly for medical operations.

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Hint: Footwear for personal protection.

Hint: Must be used to avoid acquiring or spreading infectious diseases.

Hint: Not always easy to pull off.

Gumboots are knee-high rubber boots used to protect the feet from natural elements like water or mud. In crisis situations like flooding, rubber boots also provide protection from infections like leptospirosis.

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Hint: Basic protection for patients and staff in the operating theatre.

Hint: Always wear when in contact with blood or other bodily fluids.

Hint: Thin, stretchy and waterproof.

Medical gloves, disposable and often made with rubber or latex, are used in medical procedures to ensure sanitation and prevent contamination.

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Hint: For dressing wounds.

Hint: Soft, light and absorbent.

Hint: Kept in clean packs.

Gauze is a thin fabric used for various medical purposes like dressing and protecting wounds, or compressing injured body parts. Gauze is a must-have in emergency kits particularly to stop infection of an open wound.

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Hint: Sounds like a boy with abilities.

Hint: Its name refer to its German origins - originally designed by them.

Hint: Holds liquids like water or fuel.

A jerry can is a liquid container used to store and transport water or fuel. In emergency situations, jerry cans are useful for storing water, especially in areas where clean water may be scarce. Empty jerry cans made from plastic may also be used as flotation devices.