March 30, 2010

At the end of January, MSF closed its program in northern Sri Lanka, which was established last May when intensified fighting between the Tamil Tigers and the military drove tens of thousands of people from their homes and left many others in a state of pronounced medical distress.

March 29, 2010

Hundreds of thousands of Somalis who fled fighting in their homeland are stranded in overcrowded refugee camps just over the border, in Kenya, where MSF has been offering medical and psychological care.

March 29, 2010

In order to tend to the longer-term needs of Haitians wounded and displaced by the January 12 earthquake, MSF has set up centers for specialized services such as physical therapy, psychological care, and plastic surgery, and has also been distributing items such as tents, soap, and blankets.

March 24, 2010

MSF is running a pediatric program at a hospital in Koutiala, in a region where one in four children dies before the age of five, and conducting mobile clinics that are helping to make healthcare available to many who previously had no access to it.

March 24, 2010

MSF updates on Haiti, tuberculosis, Mali, Sri Lanka, and Kenya.

March 23, 2010

Rolandi Mamulia came to the TB hospital in Zugdidi, Georgia, after a previous TB treatment failed to cure him. The doctors suspect he has drug-resistant TB and are awaiting the results of a culture test (to establish the presence of drug-resistant TB) carried out in a Belgian laboratory on the patient's sputum. Right now, Rolandi is on standard TB drugs to stabilize his condition. However his health in deteriorating rapidly.

March 23, 2010

It was supposed to be a thing of the past, but Tuberculosis is still with us, claiming lives, growing more virulent, and demanding much more attention. On March 24, World TB Day, MSF will present a selection of stories and images detailing the work its doing around the globe to counteract this deadly disease.

March 11, 2010

Two months after a devastating earthquake, and with the rainy season fast approaching, MSF continues to expand both its medical and non-medical services in Haiti.

February 25, 2010

Zimbabweans have been crossing the border seeking refuge in South Africa for years. They are fleeing an economic and humanitarian crisis, trying to survive. But many risk their lives by making the journey; on both sides of the border they are preyed upon by violent gangs and others.

February 11, 2010

One month after a devastating earthquake, MSF continues to work diligently to respond to the needs of the Haitian people.