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.

August 20, 2015

It’s been less than five minutes since the Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) health promotion team stepped inside the tent of a Syrian refugee family, and they already have drops of perspiration trickling down their faces.

August 20, 2015

Since May 2013, a violent insurgency by Boko Haram has led to widespread displacement and an escalating humanitarian crisis in the Lake Chad region. According to UNHCR, nearly 1.4 million people have been internally displaced in northeast Nigeria alone, and approximately 170,000 people have fled to neighboring Cameroon (56,000), Chad (14,000), and Niger (100,000). At least 1,300 people have died due to the violence so far this year.

May 28, 2015

In November 2014, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) launched a pediatric project in the region of Bafatá in central Guinea-Bissau. With an infant mortality rate of 116 per 1,000 children, Guinea-Bissau is among the 10 countries with the worst maternal and child health indicators in the world. Here, Isabel Grovas, the MSF medical coordinator in charge of opening the project, discusses the situation.

November 08, 2012

Research presented by Epicentre, MSF's epidemiological research arm, and other African researchers adds to evidence that the two existing rotavirus vaccines may not be best adapted for use in Africa.

October 24, 2012

In eastern Balochistan Province, MSF is extending existing services to include basic health care for people affected by heavy monsoon rains lashing the area.

October 23, 2012

A monsoon in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province caused an increase in the number of people diagnosed with acute watery diarrhea, a condition caused by unclean drinking water, poor sanitation, and poor hygiene conditions.

July 09, 2012

MSF is responding to increased cases of acute watery diarrhea among children and adults in the city of Kismayo in southern Somalia.

July 02, 2012

According to a new MSF survey, an alarmingly high number of children under the age of five are dying in parts of Central African Republic.

June 13, 2012

These first-hand accounts describe the situation for tens of thousands of refugees who fled fighting in Sudan and now face a full-blown humanitarian crisis as they seek refuge in already-overcrowded camps in South Sudan.  

January 02, 2012

Mary Jo Frawley, a registered nurse from Vermont, went to Haiti days after the earthquake in January 2010. She thought she’d stay a few weeks, but wound up staying for 14 months.

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