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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October 10, 2017

MSF began providing primary health services in Nariño department in 2010 and started offering mental health services in urban areas of Tumaco in 2014 following a surge in violence.

Ethiopia mental health
October 03, 2017

In recent years, severe drought and the resulting die-off of livestock have forced thousands of formerly nomadic people to settle near Galorgube, a small town in the Doolo Zone of Ethiopia’s Somali region. The situation has led to a humanitarian emergency in the area, with an acute malnutrition crisis and outbreaks of disease taking a heavy toll on the displaced population. The number of young children with severe acute malnutrition in Doolo Zone is now at the highest point in the ten years Doctors Without Border/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has worked in the area.

September 26, 2017

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has deployed psychosocial support teams in several areas of Mexico City, Mexico, to provide mental health care to those affected by the earthquake that struck on Tuesday, September 19. MSF teams, made up of psychologists and social workers, are working in conjunction with rescue efforts to assist families who either lost or can no longer return to their homes following the earthquake.

September 26, 2017

In response to the earthquake that struck Mexico on September 19, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has deployed psychosocial teams in Mexico City and has sent mobile teams to remote areas to provide medical and psychological care to those affected by the earthquake.

September 21, 2017

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has deployed four psychosocial support teams in several areas of Mexico City and is closely evaluating the psychological and medical needs in the state of Morelos following the powerful earthquake that struck on September 19, said the international medical humanitarian organization on Thursday.

September 14, 2017

After 14 years in Kurram district, in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), Pakistan, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is withdrawing from the area. Without providing any explanation, authorities have refused to issue a No Objection Certificate (NOC). With no valid NOC, MSF cannot continue medical activities in Kurram Agency.

August 22, 2017

MSF’s goal is to provide direct medical and mental health care and social assistance to communities in one of Mexico’s most troubled areas.

August 15, 2017

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) nurse and researcher, Chenai Mathabire, received the International Aids Society 2017 TB/HIV Research Prize for research on a rapid tuberculosis (TB) test. View External Media.

August 11, 2017

People have fled violence perpetrated by Boko Haram and ongoing military operations in the Ngala area of Borno State. At least 45,000 people are sheltered in a camp for internally displaced people there. MSF’s hospital provides outpatient consultations, maternity care, and treatment for malnourished children.

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