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

October 14, 2014

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) treats wounded patients from Iraq, Syria, and Yemen in its hospital in Amman, Jordan. Since the project began eight years ago, doctors have been treating people suffering from infections that are resistant to one or several antibiotics. Today, half of all patients arriving at the hospital already have multi-drug resistant bacteria, and it is posing a serious threat to public health in the region.

September 24, 2014

MSF is responding to the increasing needs of public and private hospitals in Sana'a and has made medical donations to three hospitals, as well as to the Yemeni Red Crescent.

July 17, 2014

 

Recent fighting in Amran has driven many residents from the area. In response to their growing slate of medical needs, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has, in coordination with the Executive Unit for Managing IDPs’ Camps, supported 52 families located in Al-Najah school in Sana’a. The primary support was through the distribution of hygiene kits, non-food items, and mattresses; repairing nine bathrooms; providing water; and installing lights to help improve living conditions.

August 22, 2013

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is providing mental health care in a detention center in Sana'a, Yemen. Migrants have told counselors of horrific experiences with traffickers; many are trying to return home.

June 10, 2013

MSF is working to help fight the stigma associated with HIV/AIDS in Yemen.

May 01, 2013

Authorities in Yemen have freed more than a thousand Somali and Ethiopian migrants, many suffering from torture and sexual abuse while forcibly held by human smugglers.

October 04, 2012

Fighting in Aden forced MSF to suspend medical operations and call for greater respect for medical facilities, even amid Yemen's ongoing strife.

August 07, 2012

In Yemen's south, says an MSF project coordinator, "Armed clashes have been replaced with indiscriminate violence from bombing attacks and accidents involving landmines."

June 20, 2012

MSF expresses deep concern about the security of its surgical center in Aden after a group of armed men forcibly entered the hospital and attempted to take away a patient

May 20, 2012

In Yemen, MSF teams have treated over 50 people in the last week amidst increased violence in the south of the country.

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