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 23, 2015

As fighting escalates in eastern Ukraine to a level not seen since August, the situation for civilians caught in the conflict zone is now dire. With doctors working in hospitals close to the frontline struggling to treat the wounded with dwindling supplies, Doctors WIthout Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams are stepping up their support, but continued heavy fighting is preventing them from reaching the hardest-hit areas.

December 23, 2014

Dr. Yuri Orlov shakes his head. “My number one problem here is hypertension. Since last year, I’ve seen a 30 percent increase in complications from high blood pressure.”

December 03, 2014

Thousands of refugees arriving to Greece's Aegean islands are caught in a dysfunctional reception system and are facing inhumane conditions.

December 01, 2014

With winter having arrived in eastern Ukraine, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is continuing to support hospitals on both sides of the frontline, and expanding its psychological assistance for people in the hardest-hit areas. The needs remain high, because despite the signing of a ceasefire agreement in September, fighting has continued in several cities and towns, with particularly heavy clashes taking place over the past two weeks.

October 06, 2014

A year after 366 people drowned near Lampedusa, Italy, during a desperate attempt to reach Europe, many thousands more have undertaken the same journey.

August 29, 2014

MSF emergency coordinator Colette Gadenne describes the deteriorating humanitarian situation in eastern Ukraine, where conflict continues to rage.

August 29, 2014

Following months of intense conflict, an increasingly alarming humanitarian situation is unfolding in eastern Ukraine.

August 28, 2014

To try to meet the needs, MSF is training staff before they fly out to various projects, as there is little time for training once they arrive.

June 24, 2014

One in every six Chechnyans has cardiovascular disease. Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) has been working to improve the quality of cardiovascular care in Grozny hospital since 2010.

May 30, 2014

Following heavy clashes this week in the Donetsk region in eastern Ukraine, international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has provided medical supplies, including dressings, bandages, syringes, antibiotics, and stretchers, to three public hospitals in Donetsk and one public hospital in Luhansk.

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