Browse the latest stories and reports on MSF from various media outlets.


August 30, 2016

NPR looks into the widely underreported crisis in northeastern Nigeria, and MSF's response to the catastrophic levels of malnutrition. Read external media. 

August 15, 2016

NPR's Ofeibea Quist-Arcton visits one of Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF's) projects for acutely malnourished children in northeastern Nigeria. View external media. 

July 27, 2016

MSF warns that severely malnourished children are dying in large numbers in northeast Nigeria, where food supplies are close to running out. View external media. 

June 24, 2016

An MSF team found catastrophic, severe malnutrition among displaced people in a camp in northeastern Nigeria. View external media.

February 12, 2015

BBC World Service interviews MSF's Bakri Bashir about the crisis in northeastern Nigeria and his aid work in multiple countries. View external media.

December 07, 2012

Human rights activists are pressuring the government of Nigeria to fulfill its promise to remediate lead contamination from gold mines in Zamfara District. MSF's Ivan Gayton warns that the delay is preventing treatment to hundreds of children.

October 04, 2012

MSF is responding to one of the worst cases of environmental lead poisoning in recent history.

October 02, 2012

NPR's Jason Beaubien blogs about MSF's work to treat children poisoned by lead from gold mines in northwestern Nigeria.

March 24, 2012

Kate Pittel always has had a passion for helping others and traveling the world. The Ferndale nurse found the perfect opportunity in the Doctors Without Borders program, where she volunteered for the organization’s fistula program in Nigeria.

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October 20, 2010

As many as 400 children have died of lead poisoning-related illnesses in Nigeria since March, two international aid groups say, and as many as 30,000 people could be affected by lead contamination.The deaths occurred predominantly in children under the age of 5 in the state of Zamfara, according to Lauren Cooney, the emergency manager for Medecins Sans Frontieres. The group is also known by its English name, Doctors without Borders.