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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The World Health Organization published a report on resistance to antibiotics at the end of April. The first of its kind, it sounded the alarm on this insufficiently documented issue where infected wounds won't heal despite treatment. Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) had already observed the phenomena, notably in its surgical program in Amman, Jordan where, three quarters of patients from Iraq have infections due to resistant bacteria.

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MSF continues to offer reconstructive surgical care to victims of violence in Iraq's Anbar Province and from all over the country, despite the huge challenges posed by the complex security situation.

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Three years of extremely violent war have ripped apart towns, villages, hospitals, clinics—everything that Syrians relied on for their existence.

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On November 13, MSF opened a mother and child hospital in northern Jordan that aims to assist Syrian refugees in the area and local communities as well.

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An MSF clinic treats Syrian refugee children for malnutrition, dehydration and other conditions in Jordan's massive Zaatari camp.

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Hundreds of thousands of Syrian refugees in Jordan are living under increasingly precarious conditions and Jordanian authorities are unable to provide them with adequate water and health care.

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In Jordan, where Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) treats patients who need specialized surgical and rehabilitative care, a project originally designed for Iraqis now also includes people from several other nations, including Yemen, Libya, and Syria.

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Nearly a decade ago, when violence in Iraq was driving NGOs out of the country, MSF opened a surgery program for wounded Iraqi civilians in neighboring Jordan, a program that continues to this day.

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Refugees fleeing the conflict in Syria are arriving in Jordan every day, ending up in one of the refugee camps set up at the border crossing in the Jordanian town of Ramtha.

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Starting today and through the weekend, BBC World News is broadcasting a documentary on the MSF reconstructive surgery program for victims of violence from conflicts in the Middle East.

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