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.

November 28, 2011

Cholera has now spread to all districts of Cameroon’s largest city, Douala, home to 2.1 million people. 

November 16, 2011

Decades of conflict and a lack of government investment have made it difficult for people in DRC to access even the most basic health care. 

October 20, 2011

A year since the onset of the cholera epidemic, healthcare services and measures to prevent its spread remain inadequate.

October 19, 2011

The consensus is that cholera has taken up a long-term, if not permanent, environmental presence in the country, and as such, the reinforcement and expansion of preventive measures has become vital.

October 19, 2011

One year after the cholera epidemic began, thousands of people in Haiti are still becoming infected every week. 

October 07, 2011

Though the international community is paying far less attention now that it did last year, cholera is still rife in Haiti and far from under control.

September 13, 2011

To the extent possible given the conditions, MSF is battling cholera and measles outbreaks in and around the town of Marere in southern Somalia

August 16, 2011

A cholera epidemic is sweeping down the Congo River in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Originating in the distant centre of the vast central African country it has now reached the capital, Kinshasa, more than 1,000 miles southwest. People are sick and dying and desperate for help. Robin Meldrum went to the town of Mbandaka, where an MSF emergency team is responding to the crisis.

July 25, 2011

A cholera epidemic is rapidly spreading along the Congo River in western Democratic Republic of Congo. The disease is affecting towns and villages along the waterway, which is the population's main mode of transportation. More than 250 people had died as a result of the disease by July 21, and the epidemic is expected to soon reach the country's crowded capital, Kinshasa.

July 21, 2011

A cholera epidemic has caused more than 250 deaths in western DRC as it spreads through villages and towns along the Congo River.

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