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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May 24, 2017

While teams from the aid organizations Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and SOS Méditerranée attempted to rescue people from boats in distress in the Mediterranean Sea on May 23, the Libyan coast guard approached the boats, intimidated the passengers and then fired gunshots into the air, threatening people's lives and creating mayhem, MSF said today.

May 20, 2017

As cases of cholera and acute watery diarrhea rise across Yemen, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) warns that the outbreak is threatening to spiral out of control and calls for an urgent and appropriate response.

May 19, 2017

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has deployed several emergency teams to Niger to contain a meningitis outbreak that has killed 179 people since the beginning of the year. Working closely with Niger’s Ministry of Public Health, MSF teams have vaccinated more than 358,800 people in the most affected areas while continuing to monitor at-risk areas and provide medical care to those affected by the disease. So far, the number of meningitis cases recorded across Niger this year has almost doubled compared to 2016 during the same period.

May 17, 2017

Ahead of a meeting of G20 health ministers in Berlin this Friday and Saturday, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is calling on governments to urgently address three major issues that affect the organization’s work: attacks on hospitals, emergency preparedness and drug-resistant infections.

May 16, 2017

The US government on Monday announced that the so-called “Global Gag Rule” on abortion will now include all global health assistance programs, a decision that could have devastating effects on women and children all over the world and halt decades of progress on global health, said the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) today.

Central African Republic CAR Bangassou
May 14, 2017

The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is calling for a ceasefire in Bangassou (Mbomou Province) in order to reach wounded people in need of lifesaving medical care following intense fighting that broke out Saturday.

May 11, 2017

Central Americans forced to flee devastating violence in their home countries are re-victimized along the migration route to the United States (U.S.) and Mexico, according to a report released today by the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF).

May 09, 2017

The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) presents the findings of its report detailing two years of medical data, patient surveys and patient testimonies gathered by teams working along Mexico’s migration routes to the United States (US).

May 09, 2017

A growing cholera outbreak in Yemen is threatening to spread further in the war-torn country, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said today, reporting a drastic increase in the number of patients its teams are treating in recent weeks.

May 01, 2017

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) will suspend medical activities in the besieged Damascus suburbs of East Ghouta following recent violations of medical facilities by armed groups, the international medical humanitarian organization said Monday.

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