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 18, 2012

Violence is plaguing not just the Goma region of DRC's North Kivu province, but Masisi as well, limiting people's access to medical care.

December 16, 2012

Hurricane Sandy hit Haiti in late October, bringing with it a rise in cholera cases. Even though the Ministry of Health's response to cholera remains inadequate, many aid organizations are leaving the country. Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) runs five cholera treatment centers to respond to the epidemic and teams have increased the number of beds in order to deal with the influx of patients. At the treatment centers, patients receive oral or intravenous rehydration and the most severe cases receive antibiotics.

December 16, 2012

Reports on treating TB in Chechnya, fighting Yaws in Congo, working with displaced civilians in DRC and South Sudan, and battling cholera in Haiti in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.

November 06, 2012

Medical teams from Doctors Without Borders witnessed a small increase in the number of cholera patients in Port-au-Prince following Hurricane Sandy.

October 23, 2012

Two years since the beginning of the epidemic, cholera remains a major threat in Haiti, where little has been done to improve the conditions that enable the continued spread of the disease.

October 16, 2012

Deane Marchbein, president of Doctors Without Borders, spoke about responding to crises in South Sudan, Libya and Haiti on the public radio program "Conversations with Allan Wolper."

September 18, 2012

This month, we focus on Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)'s efforts to improve the situation in South Sudan's Yida refugee camp, a makeshift hospital in Syria, aid to victims of flooding in the Philippines, displaced Sudanese refugees in Ethiopia, fighting cholera in Guinea and Sierra Leone, and the successful containment of an Ebola outbreak in Uganda.

September 17, 2012

A cholera epidemic in the capitals of Guinea and Sierra Leone was declared in February. Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has treated nearly 8,000 people in the two countries.

August 23, 2012

MSF is fighting a cholera epidemic along the border between Guinea and Sierra Leone in western Africa.

July 31, 2012

MSF is working with Sierra Leone's Ministry of Health to counter a deadly cholera outbreak in the capital, Freetown.

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