Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) frequently publishes updates, press releases, and other forms of communication about its work in more than 60 countries around the world. See the list below for the most recent updates or search by location, topic, or year.

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December 31, 2010

In the 10 weeks since an epidemic erupted in Haiti, cholera has killed more than 3,000 people -- partly because the distribution of health supplies remains a logistical nightmare.

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December 28, 2010

The inadequate cholera response in Haiti – coming on the heels of the slow and highly politicised flood relief effort in Pakistan – makes for a damning indictment of an international aid system.

December 27, 2010

MSF International President asks "Why have at least 2,500 people died of cholera when there are about 12,000 NGOs in the country?"

December 22, 2010

The emergency is not over and every department in the country is now affected.

December 20, 2010

From January 12 to October 31, MSF treated more than 358,000 people, performed more than 16,570 surgeries, and delivered more than 15,100 babies. By December 12, MSF had treated 62,000 cholera cases in 47 treatment centers around the country.

December 15, 2010

The cholera epidemic continues, stabilizing in some areas while worsening in others.

December 14, 2010

Amidst the lush landscape and breathtaking natural beauty of Guatemala, more than half the population lives below the poverty line and suffers from chronic malnutrition.

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December 14, 2010

Twitter announced its list of the Top 10 most powerful tweets of the year on Tuesday, and TODAY show anchor Ann Curry’s 50-character message imploring the Air Force to allow physicians to land in Haiti to administer aid to the injured and dying came in No. 1.

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December 09, 2010

MSF teams are still managing to provide medical care, including responding to the cholera epidemic and treating persons wounded in the violence.

December 08, 2010

In Cite Soleil, Port-au-Prince, MSF is providing hundreds of tons of water every day, but it's not even close to meeting all the needs in that area.

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