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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September 08, 2014

 

“A lot of people are surprised that talking and counseling can help,” says Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) psychologist Saràh Dina. “It is a very medication dependent society. When someone has a problem they tend to just take a pill.”

Dina recently completed a nine-month assignment in Pakistan, where she coordinated the work of a team of MSF mental health counselors working in Balochistan province. Here, she discusses what she saw, heard, and learned during the experience:

July 31, 2014

Thousands have been fleeing to Afghanistan and finding shelter in refugee camps; MSF is working to improve poor sanitation.

June 23, 2014

MSF medical coordinator discusses MSF's work in Balochistan Province, where MSF provides care to mothers and babies at four projects.

October 16, 2013

MSF nurse Jon Gunnarsson Ruthman blogs from Chaman, Pakistan, where MSF runs an emergency department.

October 04, 2013

Eleven days after the first of two severe earthquakes hit the Awaran area of Balochistan province, MSF still has not received government authorization to work in the area.

September 30, 2013

MSF's Chris Lockyear explains how MSF is negotiating for access to areas of Balochistan, Pakistan, after a recent earthquake.

May 09, 2013

MSF teams have treated more than 110 people for blast injuries from election-related violence over the past four days.

March 13, 2013

The population of Kabul has tripled over the last 10 years. Some people arrive after fleeing conflict-torn areas for the relative safety of the capital, while others, pushed by poverty, are simply trying to make a living. Returnees from Pakistan and other provinces of Afghanistan have also made their way back to the city. For those living in makeshift settlements and camps, the harsh winter makes an already difficult situation even harder. In January 2013, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) started running mobile clinics and nutritional screenings in six locations where hundreds of Afghans have settled.

February 01, 2013

MSF treated 55 wounded patients in Hangu following the February 1 bombing in the town's market.

January 30, 2013

Cases of measles are on the increase in the eastern region of Pakistan’s Balochistan Province.

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