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.

November 29, 2007

Juba/Brussels, November 29, 2007 — Four people were murdered and one injured inside a car of the medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in Bor, South Sudan. Eight people, patients and members of their families, including a baby, had been evacuated from the hospital when tribal fighting broke out inside the facility. They were inside the MSF car in the organization's compound across the road from the hospital when they were attacked by people pursuing them. Two adults and the baby escaped unharmed by hiding under the car's benches.

July 19, 2007

Vanessa van Schoor worked for 13 months as Head of Mission for Doctors Without Borders'/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) project in Darfur, overseeing security, solving staff and supply issues, and balancing medical work with communication of the injustices witnessed by MSF teams. Here she talks about the risks that humanitarian aid workers face in Darfur and why the intense effort to help must continue.

June 15, 2007

Dr. Christophe Fournier, MSF's International Council president, recently returned from an assessment mission to Darfur, Sudan, and describes the humanitarian situation there as well as the work and the challenges faced by MSF.

March 26, 2007

Southern Sudan has paid one of the highest prices among countries affected by meningitis this year. Several teams from Doctors Without Borders/Médecins sans Frontières (MSF) are caring for those affected by the deadly epidemic and vaccinating the population at risk throughout a number of states in the region. To make matters worse, cholera is quickly progressing in a number of areas.

February 21, 2007

Presentation by Fabrice Weissman, MSF Foundation and former Head of Mission for MSF in Darfur, Sudan to Panel Discussion at Columbia University School of International and Public Affairs

February 01, 2007

Philip Humphris is Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières' (MSF) head of mission for West Darfur state in Sudan. He has returned from western Darfur and, as the number of aid agencies in Darfur continues to decrease, explains what MSF is doing in this region.

February 01, 2007

Listen to reports on the ongoing violence along the Chad-Sudan border and MSF's response to an epidemic of meningitis in northern Uganda. In addition, a story on the global vaccine shortage for meningitis.

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January 29, 2007

New York, January 29, 2007 – Since late December 2006, new attacks in west Darfur, Sudan, have destroyed several villages and have led to the displacement of thousands of people. Displaced persons have found refuge in Ardamata and Dorti camps, situated on the outskirts of El Geneina, the capital of west Darfur, while other people remain blocked further north in Tanjeke.