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.

May 06, 2016

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) OBGYN Veronica Ades answers three questions about her recent work in Aweil, South Sudan. Read more on Ades's blog, Love, Labor Loss.

September 03, 2013

Giving birth can be risky in South Sudan’s Western Equatoria state, which has one of the world’s highest maternal mortality rates. To help make childbirth safer, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) midwives are working with traditional birth attendants (TBAs) in the area.

“What are the challenges that you are facing at home when you are conducting a delivery?” asks Aisha Akello, an MSF midwife during one session.

“Sometimes we see an arm coming out and we don’t know what to do,” answers one of TBAs.

June 21, 2013

When Jawaher fled the bombing in her native Sudan and crossed the border into South Sudan, she only took three of her children and the clothes on their backs. She was forced to leave her eldest child and embark on a month-long journey to a refugee camp where she and the other children would be safe. She is now being trained as a midwife assistant by Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), but she really wants to go home.

April 15, 2013

In North Darfur, MSF is helping pregnant mothers avert serious health risks that can occur before, during and, after a baby is born. 

November 13, 2012

MSF is providing health care to mothers and children on the outskirts of the Egyptian capital.

April 30, 2012

MSF OB-GYN Veronica Ades tells the story of successfully delivering a baby for a patient who had already lost her first two.

April 17, 2012

In this latest post from her field blog, Dr. Veronica Ades tells the heartbreaking story of the death of a young patient in South Sudan.

April 02, 2012

Veronica Ades is an OB/GYN on her first MSF mission in South Sudan. In this post from her "Love, Labor, Loss" Field Blog, she describes her experience in the MSF hospital in Aweil.

March 06, 2012

Elizabeth Wentzel was 52 when the youngest of her five children went off to college. “It’s my time,” the women’s reproductive health nurse, who is divorced, declared.

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July 05, 2011

Doctors and other hospital staff in Libya are highly dedicated, but there is a lack of inpatient capacity in all areas of care. MSF is helping to fill the gaps in surgery, obstetrics, and neonatal care.

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