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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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.

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.

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.

February 19, 2014

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has been treating prisoners and ex-prisoners for drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB) in the Donetsk region of Ukraine since June 2012. In this interview, MSF Field Coordinator Paola Mermati, discusses the challenges faced by the MSF team—and by their patients.

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February 19, 2014

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has been treating prisoners and ex-prisoners for drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB) in the Donetsk region of Ukraine since June 2012.

March 07, 2013

Ukrainian prisons are a hotbed for the disease, with prevalence rates more than ten times higher than in the rest of society.