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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January 11, 2012

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is providing humanitarian aid to Haitian asylum seekers in Tabatinga, a town in the state of Amazonas, Brazil. 

October 04, 2011

Thousands of people with Chagas disease will go untreated in coming months due to a shortage of benznidazole, the first-line drug used in most endemic countries.

April 01, 2011

Michael O. Harhay, Piero L. Olliaro, Michel Vaillant, François Chappuis, María Angeles Lima, Koert Ritmeijer, Carlos Henrique Costa, Dorcas Lamounier Costa, Suman Rijal, Shyam Sundar, Manica Balasegaram
Am J Trop Med Hyg 2011;84(4):543-50.
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

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February 04, 2011

Sérgio Cabral, who coordinated MSF’s activities in response to widespread flooding in the region north of Rio de Janeiro, talks about the work that was done.

January 17, 2011

In response to severe floods and landslides, MSF is mobilizing two teams to run mobile clinics north of Rio de Janeiro.

April 20, 2010

An interview with Brazillian activist Fatima Mello, who worked with South American civil society groups to bring down the proposed Free Trade Agreement of the Americas

April 19, 2010

Closed-door negotiations between India and the EU are entering a crucial phase; at stake is access to affordable medicines for millions.

December 01, 2009

After two years, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is concluding its emergency intervention in one of Rio de Janeiro’s slums. MSF teams have treated thousands for the effects of the violence and hardship that persist in the capital’s favelas.

September 04, 2009

Dr. Douglas Khaya, a psychologist in MSF's mental health program in Rio de Janeiro, with 2,000 consultations so far, describes life in one of Brazil's most violent favelas.