September 03, 2015

Dr. Lisa Searle recently returned from Haiti where she set up a new sexual violence clinic in Port-au-Prince.

May 20, 2015

As Chikungunya disease spreads in Colombia, MSF teams are assisting local authorities spread awareness of the disease and helping inhabitants protect themselves against it.

January 08, 2015

Five years have passed since a devastating earthquake shook Haiti, affecting approximately 3 million people and killing 220,000, according to government estimates. What is the situation in Haiti now after five years of reconstruction efforts, and what health care services does Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) still provide in the country? MSF’s Haiti Country Director Oliver Schulz discusses:

November 24, 2014

More than 2,000 people with symptoms of cholera have needed emergency hospitalization since mid-October in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

August 27, 2014


Aurelia left for work at 5:00AM, when the streets of Tegucigalpa were still deserted. As she walked, a white sedan with tinted windows drew up at the curb. A window lowered, and Aurelia found herself facing a man with a gun. “He told me to climb in,” says 35-year-old Aurelia. “I tried to keep walking, but the car kept on following me. He said, ‘Climb in or we shoot you.’ One of the men got in the back and I was made to sit in the front. They taped my hands and my mouth and told me not to scream or else they would kill me. So I stayed very quiet so they wouldn’t kill me..."

October 30, 2013

Colombia's port city of Buenaventura has three times as many cases of TB than anywhere else in the country. MSF is working to treat patients and fight the disease.

October 24, 2013

With an epidemic spreading through San Pedro Sula, teams have diagnosed three times as many cases as there were last year.

January 07, 2013

Three years after the January 2010 earthquake that battered Haiti, the rebuilding effort continues in fits and starts, especially when it comes to health care.

October 25, 2012

In Tegucigalpa, MSF is providing medical assistance to vulnerable people facing extreme violence and a lack of access to health care.

October 23, 2012

Two years since the beginning of the epidemic, cholera remains a major threat in Haiti, where little has been done to improve the conditions that enable the continued spread of the disease.