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 20, 2016

NEW YORK, DECEMBER 20, 2016—After 14 years of Chagas diagnoses, treatment and prevention efforts in Bolivia, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) ended its Chagas operations today by presenting Bolivia’s Ministry of Health with an operating manual for managing Chagas disease in rural areas.

April 27, 2016

MSF hands over global petition as volunteers place 2,500 flowers in front of Pfizer’s headquarters in New York, representing the number of kids who die of pneumonia each day.

April 14, 2015

SUCRE, BOLIVIA/NEW YORKDoctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is launching a new project to ensure that people can be diagnosed and treated for Chagas disease in the town of Monteagudo, in the Chuquisaca department of southern Bolivia. In partnership with local health care institutions, the international medical humanitarian organization will develop a comprehensive care model for primary and secondary care that will be integrated into the existing health care system.

January 11, 2012

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is providing humanitarian aid to Haitian asylum seekers in Tabatinga, a town in the state of Amazonas, Brazil. 

October 04, 2011

Thousands of people with Chagas disease will go untreated in coming months due to a shortage of benznidazole, the first-line drug used in most endemic countries.

April 01, 2011

Michael O. Harhay, Piero L. Olliaro, Michel Vaillant, François Chappuis, María Angeles Lima, Koert Ritmeijer, Carlos Henrique Costa, Dorcas Lamounier Costa, Suman Rijal, Shyam Sundar, Manica Balasegaram
Am J Trop Med Hyg 2011;84(4):543-50.
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

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March 23, 2011

Across North Africa and the Middle East, MSF has been supplying and assisting hospitals and health structures where medical staff face increased numbers of injured people.

February 04, 2011

Sérgio Cabral, who coordinated MSF’s activities in response to widespread flooding in the region north of Rio de Janeiro, talks about the work that was done.

January 17, 2011

In response to severe floods and landslides, MSF is mobilizing two teams to run mobile clinics north of Rio de Janeiro.

April 20, 2010

An interview with Brazillian activist Fatima Mello, who worked with South American civil society groups to bring down the proposed Free Trade Agreement of the Americas

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