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.

September 26, 2014

As Indian prime minister Narendra Modi makes his first official visit to the US, MSF is urging the Indian government to resist US pressure to drop the use of public health safeguards in its intellectual property laws.

September 15, 2014

 

On September 15, Gilead Sciences is expected to announce agreements with a handful of Indian pharmaceutical manufacturers to produce and sell generic versions of two new Hepatitis C drugs—sofosbuvir and ledipasvir. Approximately 180 million people live with Hepatitis C today, with 350,000 people dying annually of the disease.

September 03, 2014

In a late-breaking, two-part special, FRONTLINE investigates two of the biggest stories out of Africa in recent months: the largest Ebola outbreak on record, and Nigeria’s fight against Boko Haram—the Islamist militant group that kidnapped nearly 300 schoolgirls in April. 

August 12, 2014

NEW YORK, AUGUST 12, 2014  — The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) today launched "The Reach of War," a multimedia documentary feature exploring a single day in the life of the ongoing conflict in Syria, through the perspective of medical workers, patients, and refugees.

July 29, 2014

Kate Elder is MSF Access Campaign Vaccines Policy Advisor.

July 29, 2014

No. The Gates Foundation and MSF share many common objectives in working to address urgent global health needs in developing countries, and to ensure that appropriate vaccines, drugs, diagnostics, and other lifesaving interventions are developed and delivered to populations in need.

July 29, 2014

Marion Deudon is MSF-USA’s Desk Finance and Administration Controller.

July 29, 2014

Mary Vonckx is MSF-USA’s Grants Officer.

July 29, 2014

Tim Harrison, a registered nurse from Massachusetts, has worked with MSF in South Sudan on several occasions, most recently in Malakal, from which the team had to be evacuated due to extreme violence in the area.

July 28, 2014

MSF published 150 articles in medical journals in 2013 on topics such as HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria, cholera, and neglected tropical diseases. Drawing on MSF’s field experience, these papers “add to the global evidence base that advances best practice,” says Dr. Patricia Kahn, MSF-USA’s medical editor. They help MSF improve its own work and can also contribute to national and international guidelines for diagnosing, treating, and preventing diseases.

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