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.

Country/Region

Filter by vocabulary: issues (multisite):

Phumeza had extensively drug-resistant TB and was cured after three years of difficult treatment and side effects, including permanent deafness.

More >

"The global failure to scale-up diagnosis and treatment for drug-resistant TB is being paid for in lives."

More >

Join Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) and New York Times science writer Denise Grady for an online panel discussion on the global crisis of drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB). The panel, comprised of health care workers and patient advocates working to improve treatment for people living with DR-TB, featuring Dr. Grania Brigden, TB advisor, MSF Access Campaign; Cathy Hewison, TB medical advisor at MSF; Mark Harrington, executive director of the Treatment Action Group; and Evaline Kibuchi, Senior TB advocacy manager at the Kenya AIDS NGO Consortium (KANCO).

More >

MSF, the WHO, and Myanmar’s Ministry of Health will host a symposium exploring new ways to accelerate access to treatment for drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB) throughout the country.

More >

Fifty-five Swazi patients are celebrating successful treatment of multi-drug resistant tuberculosis in an MSF project in Mankayane.

More >

Harmful rules in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal will mean people in developing countries will have less access to lifesaving medicines.

More >

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.

More >

NPR's Jason Beaubien visits an MSF project in Tajikistan and examines the challenges of treating kids with drug-resistant TB.

More >

MSF's Tina Martin explains the challenges of treating tuberculosis in Tajikistan, where the disease often spreads among family members and is exacerbated by poverty and social stigma.

More >

A mobile MSF TB surgery mission has successfully completed surgery on six DR-TB patients in Yeravan, Armenia.

More >

Pages