October 07, 2011

In Turkana, northwestern Kenya, MSF is now able to distribute supplementary nutrient-rich food, which will prevent children from becoming malnourished.

August 02, 2011

In the world's newest country, three out of four people have no access to basic health care. Women and children bear the brunt of this neglect: many women do not survive pregnancy or childbirth, and children die from preventable diseases and malnutrition.

July 26, 2011

The effects of ongoing drought in the Horn of Africa region have intensified the situation in Somalia, already precarious due to 20 years of violent conflict: food prices have gone up, livestock are dying, and humanitarian aid in the country is scarce. MSF's Marere Hospital in southern Somalia is the only health facility in the area. A Somali medical worker from Marere described the current crisis.

August 31, 2010

How the international food aid system is failing children; and how MSF's multimedia campaign, Starved for Attention, aims to spur public awareness and push international food aid donors to make their food nutritionally adequate for young children. Sign the Starved for Attention petition to rewrite the story of malnutrition.

August 18, 2010

Food insecurity is particularly severe in areas of the Sahel region this year; MSF is conducting emergency nutrition interventions.

April 01, 2010

Follow the story of a malnourished child in Bihar State, one of the poorest areas of India. Also: India's generics industry is under threat; MSF treats gunshot victims in Southern Sudan; and alarmingly high numbers of female migrants in Morocco have been victims of sexual violence.

February 01, 2010

Meet Natacha, a mother in Burkina Faso who struggles for her children's survival every year during the hunger gap; hear about MSF’s work in some of Zimbabwe's prisons; and get an update on the urgent needs in Haiti.

October 01, 2007

In this edition, reports on how an MSF hospital in Haiti is responding to the overwhelming need for maternal health care in country's capital, Port-au-Prince, and the ways MSF is confronting the AIDS pandemic in Cambodia. Plus, a story on MSF's use of lifesaving ready-to-use foods to treat malnourished children in the West African country of Niger.

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October 01, 2006

In this edition, news about the surge of reported sexual violence cases in the Democratic Republic of Congo; MSF medical teams discuss the challenges of treating HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis in one of Kenya's largest slums; and how MSF is using new strategies to combat acute malnutrition in Niger.

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