MSF frequently publishes updates, press releases, and other forms of communication about its work in roughly 70 countries around the world. See the list below for the most recent updates or search by location, topic, or year.

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In a late-breaking, two-part special, FRONTLINE investigates two of the biggest stories out of Africa in recent months: the largest Ebola outbreak on record, and Nigeria’s fight against Boko Haram—the Islamist militant group that kidnapped nearly 300 schoolgirls in April. 

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The cholera outbreak which began in January 2014 in northeastern Nigeria's Bauchi state is now over. More than 15,500 cases were reported and about 14,000 of those were treated by MSF teams.

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The fight against HIV/AIDS has been hailed as one of the most successful public health projects in human history, but Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) medical teams that support HIV treatment for more than 280,000 people in 21 countries, see the revolution as unfulfilled for millions of people excluded from treatment. The See What We See films reveal what MSF medical staff witness and also highlight proven strategies for community-based care that puts more people on treatment earlier and helps them adhere to treatment in the long-term. Go to See.MSF.org to learn more.

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In several countries where MSF works—such DRC, Guinea, Central African Republic, Nigeria, South Sudan and Myanmar—timely treatment remains out of reach for the majority of people who need it.

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MSF supported the Nigerian Ministry of Health in successfully halting a measles outbreak that began in December 2012.

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MSF is finally able to treat children in the village of Bagega now that a long-delayed program to remediate lead contamination is underway.

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Human rights activists are pressuring the government of Nigeria to fulfill its promise to remediate lead contamination from gold mines in Zamfara District. MSF's Ivan Gayton warns that the delay is preventing treatment to hundreds of children.

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The Nigerian government has failed to release funds needed to remove lead from homes in a northern area of Nigeria, where hundreds of children have fallen ill or died from lead poisoning since 2010.

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After severe floods hit eastern Nigeria in September, MSF provided medical assistance and distributed aid kits to populations in need.

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MSF is responding to one of the worst cases of environmental lead poisoning in recent history.

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