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.

April 16, 2000

MSF Urges Government to Expedite Transport

Colombo/New York, April 17, 2000 — The emergency medical organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins sans Frontières (MSF) today called upon the government of Sri Lanka to allow the re-supply of urgently needed essential medicines to the northern region of the country. Over the past three months, drug supplies have become drastically depleted in the war-torn Mullaitivu and Kilinochchi districts and attempts by humanitarian agencies to renew stocks have been unsuccessful.

January 27, 2000

MSF Provides Emergency Medical Care

Paris /New York, January 28, 2000 — On January 27, a Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) surgical team once again urgently intervened in Vavuniya, in northern Sri Lanka, where a bomb killed 8 people and wounded more than 50.

Twenty-eight wounded civilians, including three women, were treated by MSF in the city's main hospital. Eight people, three of whom were seriously injured, were operated on immediately. Most of the injured were burn victims.