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.

December 13, 2017

Thanks to our donors for supporting our work in 2017.

 
July 11, 2017

This year's G20 declaration lays out the importance of promoting research and development to combat tuberculosis' (TB) "threat to public health and economic growth." Prior to the summit, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) urged G20 leaders to take action on drug-resistant infections, including TB. View External Media.

May 22, 2017

Cholera often breaks out when there is overcrowding and inadequate access to clean water, trash collection, and proper toilets. It causes profuse diarrhea and vomiting which can lead to death by intense dehydration, sometimes within a matter of hours. 

July 30, 2014

Though treatable, the cholera outbreak in South Sudan is still affecting many who live in areas susceptible to the disease and requires immediate attention.

June 24, 2014

The World Health Organization published a report on resistance to antibiotics at the end of April. The first of its kind, it sounded the alarm on this insufficiently documented issue where infected wounds won't heal despite treatment. Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) had already observed the phenomena, notably in its surgical program in Amman, Jordan where, three quarters of patients from Iraq have infections due to resistant bacteria.

April 28, 2014

Accounts of recent violence in Bentiu, South Sudan, collected after fighting that occurred on and after April 15, 2014 in the area.

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams had been working in the area, and MSF issued a press release about the brutal attacks on civilians that occurred, “South Sudan: Gruesome Targeted Killings in Hospital.”

 

April 25, 2014

 

by Estrella Lasry, tropical medicine advisor for MSF

This article originally appeared on the Community Blog of the British Medical Journal.

October 23, 2013

This continued ‘fatal imbalance’ in medical R&D points to the urgent need to develop and deliver groundbreaking new treatments for the world's poorest and most neglected patients.

March 09, 2012

Five years ago, Ivan Gayton would spend months at a time in the African bush with no connection to the outside world except for a satellite phone or a high-frequency radio.

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