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.

Ethiopia mental health
October 03, 2017

In recent years, severe drought and the resulting die-off of livestock have forced thousands of formerly nomadic people to settle near Galorgube, a small town in the Doolo Zone of Ethiopia’s Somali region. The situation has led to a humanitarian emergency in the area, with an acute malnutrition crisis and outbreaks of disease taking a heavy toll on the displaced population. The number of young children with severe acute malnutrition in Doolo Zone is now at the highest point in the ten years Doctors Without Border/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has worked in the area.

August 29, 2017

As a cholera epidemic surges through South Kivu, there is a high risk the situation will spiral out of control.

October 11, 2011

Since July, more than 150,000 Somalis have left the provinces of the country's central region to seek refuge in Mogadishu.

September 12, 2011

MSF and VII Photo have launched a four-city tour of "Starved for Attention," a free interactive, multimedia exhibit in which some of the world's top photojournalists highlight the global crisis of malnutrition.

September 05, 2011

Photographer Sven Torfinn recently visited Galcayo, a divided town in Somalia where MSF is working to deliver desperately-needed health care amid drought and malnutrition exacerbated by years of conflict.

September 02, 2011

Restrictions and security concerns continue to hinder MSF's attempts to reach the most vulnerable populations in Somalia.

August 31, 2011

Dr. Faiza Adan Abdirahman, the medical doctor in charge of the pediatric department at Istarlin hospital in Galgaduud, discusses the situation in the area.

August 23, 2011

As the number of malnourished children continues to rise, it is clear that more assistance is necessary for the already vulnerable Somali population.

August 19, 2011

Duncan McLean, MSF program manager for Somalia, talks about the difficulties of working in Somalia today.

August 19, 2011

An interview with Hussein Sheikh Qassim is the Medical Activities Manager in the Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) hospital in Marere, southern Somalia.

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