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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Aurelia left for work at 5:00AM, when the streets of Tegucigalpa were still deserted. As she walked, a white sedan with tinted windows drew up at the curb. A window lowered, and Aurelia found herself facing a man with a gun. “He told me to climb in,” says 35-year-old Aurelia. “I tried to keep walking, but the car kept on following me. He said, ‘Climb in or we shoot you.’ One of the men got in the back and I was made to sit in the front. They taped my hands and my mouth and told me not to scream or else they would kill me. So I stayed very quiet so they wouldn’t kill me..."

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NEW YORK/MEXICO CITY—Central American migrants in Mexico are reporting extremely high levels of violence during their journey north, and are listing the dire security situation in their countries as the impetus for leaving home, according to patient survey results released today by the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF).   

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In Port-au-Prince, MSF teams are running trauma surgery and burn treatment services in Drouillard neighborhood; surgical and orthopedic care in Nap Kembe hospital in Tabarre; a stabilization center in Martissant neighborhood, and an emergency obstetrics program in Delmas 33.

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MSF is giving humanitarian assistance to Central American migrants crossing into Mexico en route to the U.S.

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Too many Haitian women are dying because they lack access to safe abortion care, MSF's Catrin Schulte-Hillen explains.

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Colombia's port city of Buenaventura has three times as many cases of TB than anywhere else in the country. MSF is working to treat patients and fight the disease.

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With an epidemic spreading through San Pedro Sula, teams have diagnosed three times as many cases as there were last year.

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Tuberculosis (TB) is more prevalent in Buenaventura, one of Columbia's biggest port cities, than anywhere else in the country. Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is working there because many people in urgent need of TB treatment have difficulty accessing the healthcare system. More than 300 TB and drug-resistant TB patients were admitted to the program in 2012.

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A new report by MSF focuses on the mental health consequences of violence on ordinary people in the south of the country.

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  MSF's Duncan McLean explains that Haitians are at worse risk of dying from cholera now than they were two years ago, due to neglect of the country's health care system by international donors.

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