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.

September 30, 2011

"We fear that the poorest patients will not be able to pay for treatment or will be afraid to seek care."

August 31, 2011

Dr. Faiza Adan Abdirahman, the medical doctor in charge of the pediatric department at Istarlin hospital in Galgaduud, discusses the situation in the area.

August 30, 2011

On August 18, MSF officially inaugurated its new specialized emergency obstetric care hospital in Port-au-Prince.

August 19, 2011

An interview with Hussein Sheikh Qassim is the Medical Activities Manager in the Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) hospital in Marere, southern Somalia.

July 14, 2011

Today, a decade after a peace agreement was signed, there is only one functioning hospital for a population of around 200,000. 

July 05, 2011

Doctors and other hospital staff in Libya are highly dedicated, but there is a lack of inpatient capacity in all areas of care. MSF is helping to fill the gaps in surgery, obstetrics, and neonatal care.

June 20, 2011

Thirty-five seconds. That’s all it took for an earthquake to shatter the lives of millions of Haitians on January 12, 2010.

June 02, 2011

The people of Kaabong District, located in the Karamoja region of northeastern Uganda, have the unenviable title of being among the poorest in the country. Large parts of the population suffer from violence and chronic neglect—70 percent cannot access health care. Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières' (MSF) purpose in Kaabong is to help strengthen government health services. Teams are supporting nine Ministry of Health centers and the district referral hospital. They also run mobile clinics to isolated areas, offering medical services to the many people who can't reach a health facility on their own.

May 27, 2011

In Malawi, MSF is working with the local health system to shift responsibilities from doctors to nurses and lay workers, in order to reduce pressure on qualified health staff. In this 5-part video-clip series, MSF demonstrates tools and models that could help make improved treatment accessible to many more. Between 8-10 June 2011, world leaders will meet in New York to decide on the future of the millions needing treatment urgently. By sharing this video, help us spread the word that there is NO EXCUSE for governments to leave 10 million people untreated! See www.doctorswithoutborders.org/stopthevirus for more info.

May 20, 2011

After evaluating the needs in and around Peshawar, MSF decided to build a 30-bed reference hospital dedicated solely to women.

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