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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February 17, 2017

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Infectious Diseases Advisor Rupa Kanapathipillai answers questions about how MSF sees the global threat of antibiotic resistance at its projects around the world.

What does antibiotic resistance look like in MSF’s field projects?

I’ll give you an example. MSF runs a reconstructive surgical program in Amman, Jordan, for patients from neighboring countries—Iraq, Syria, and Yemen. They’ve often had multiple surgeries and have received courses of various antibiotics before coming to us.

February 14, 2017

NEW YORK/NEW DELHI, FEBRUARY 14, 2017—Five new challenges against flawed patents on crucial new medicines to treat hepatitis C filed in India and Argentina are the latest in a global push to ensure access to affordable treatment. The patent challenges could remove barriers to production and distribution of affordable generic versions of direct-acting antiviral (DAA) medicines, including sofosbuvir, daclatasvir and velpatasvir, and increase access for millions of people.

February 09, 2017

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is shocked by the attack against humanitarian workers of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Jawzan Province, Afghanistan, on Wednesday, February 8, 2016. The attack resulted in the deaths of six ICRC staff and left two more unaccounted for.

MSF staff around the world send their deepest condolences to the families, friends, and colleagues of those killed. We also hope for the quick return of the missing staff.

February 02, 2017

Christopher McAleer, a logistician for Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), explains the obstacles preventing populations from accessing health care in Taiz, Yemen. View external media.

January 30, 2017

As a nearly two-year-old war continues to devastate Taiz, Yemen's third most populous city, a deepening medical and humanitarian crisis is putting patients' lives at risk, according to a report released today by Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), which provides medical care on both sides of the city's front lines.

January 28, 2017

NEW YORK, JANUARY 28, 2017—President Donald J. Trump’s executive order suspending refugee resettlement to the United States is an inhumane act against people fleeing war zones, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said today, calling for a resumption of refugee resettlement.

January 27, 2017

KRVS talks with Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) recruitment officer, Rogier Van Helmond, about recruiting in Lafayette, Louisiana, and MSF's need for french speaking professionals. View external media.

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January 27, 2017

Houston Public Media talks to Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) recruitment officer, Melissa Bieri, about why MSF is recruiting in Houston. View external media.

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January 25, 2017

Abortions performed by untrained persons, and in poor sanitary conditions, can lead to fatal complications for women and girls. Complications due to unsafe abortions are among the leading causes of maternal mortality worldwide.

January 19, 2017

NEW YORK, JANUARY 20, 2017—The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) began a new clinical trial this week in Uzbekistan to develop a radically improved course of treatment for drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB).

The trial aims to find a treatment regimen for DR-TB that is drastically shorter, more effective, and causes fewer side effects than the current treatment options.

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