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 15, 2014

Statement by MSF International President

 

 

In a briefing organized today by the journalist association “Association des Correspondents Auprès des Nations Unies” (ACUNU) in Geneva, Dr. Joanne Liu, international president of Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), gave an account of her recent visit to Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Liberia, sharing what MSF teams are seeing and what more needs to be done to bring the outbreak under control.

April 25, 2014

 

by Estrella Lasry, tropical medicine advisor for MSF

This article originally appeared on the Community Blog of the British Medical Journal.

April 15, 2014

Every year sees 60,000 more Cambodians infected with tuberculosis. The high prevalence of TB in Cambodia is pushing MSF to innovate.

March 01, 2014

The past month has seen the reputation of “Big Pharma” dented more than usual. The CEO of German pharmaceutical company Bayer, Marijn Dekkers, was reported as saying that the company didn’t develop a cancer drug for the Indian market, but rather “for Western patients who can afford it.” The comment summed up the attitude of the pharmaceutical companies towards the poor and succinctly described what is wrong with today’s research and development (R&D) system.

December 10, 2013

MSF is calling for increased scale-up of "viral load" HIV treatment monitoring in order to help improve people’s HIV treatment outcomes.

December 06, 2013

As trade ministers negotiating the TPP convene in Singapore this weekend for high-level talks aimed at securing a deal by the end of the year, MSF warns that the vital lifeline of affordable medicines that millions depend on could be severely constrained by the pact's terms.

December 03, 2013

MSF responds to the Global Fund's annoucement that it had received pledges totalling $12 billion for the next three years, falling short of its minimum target of $15 billion.

December 02, 2013

This week, MSF warned the Global Fund of the consequences of a new pricing intitative that could result in middle-income countries paying higher prices for medicines.

November 26, 2013

The fight against HIV/AIDS has been hailed as one of the most successful public health projects in human history, but Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) medical teams that support HIV treatment for more than 280,000 people in 21 countries, see the revolution as unfulfilled for millions of people excluded from treatment. The See What We See films reveal what MSF medical staff witness and also highlight proven strategies for community-based care that puts more people on treatment earlier and helps them adhere to treatment in the long-term. Go to See.MSF.org to learn more.

November 25, 2013

In several countries where MSF works—such DRC, Guinea, Central African Republic, Nigeria, South Sudan and Myanmar—timely treatment remains out of reach for the majority of people who need it.

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