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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March 01, 2014

Yangon/New York, March 1, 2014 -- On February 27, Médecins Sans Frontières Holland (MSF) received a written order from the Union Government of Myanmar to cease all operations in the country, which led to a full closure of all MSF Holland clinics on February 28. This act left patients confused and desperately concerned across the whole country.

February 28, 2014

 

AMSTERDAM/NEW YORK, FEBRUARY 28, 2014 – Médecins Sans Frontières Holland (MSF) has been ordered by the Union Government of Myanmar to cease all activities in the country. MSF is deeply shocked by this unilateral decision and extremely concerned about the fate of tens of thousands of patients currently under MSF's care across the country.

August 22, 2013

Two stories of people in Myanmar who went through treatment for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis with MSF in Myanmar.

August 22, 2013

MSF, the WHO, and Myanmar’s Ministry of Health will host a symposium exploring new ways to accelerate access to treatment for drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB) throughout the country.

February 27, 2012

Tens of thousands of people living with HIV and tuberculosis  in Myanmar are unable to access lifesaving antiretroviral therapy, a dire situation exacerbated by the recent cancellation of a new round of funding from the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB, and Malaria.

February 22, 2012

A new MSF report warns that cancellation of global fund grants will have devastating effect in Myanmar.

February 22, 2012

While international attention focuses on Myanmar, a health crisis in the country looms large. An estimated 85,000 people infected with HIV in Myanmar are not receiving lifesaving treatment. 

February 20, 2012

Tuberculosis and HIV patients in Myanmar are struggling to get lifesaving treatment as donors slash future funding.

November 17, 2011

Dr. Calorine Mekiedje, MSF medical advisor at the Dawei clinic in the south of Myanmar, talks about treating HIV/AIDS in a country where much about the disease remains unknown and is not discussed.

November 16, 2011

An MSF outreach counselor in southern Myanmar travels village to village as part of the effort to treat HIV/AIDS and HIV-TB co-infection in the country.

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