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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MSF is providing care to people displaced by violence in Central African Republic.

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Just a few weeks after opening its doors for the first time on August 4, the maternity unit in Domeez refugee camp, in northern Iraqi Kurdistan, is crowded with Syrian women, many of them mothers of newborns or mothers-to-be. All have chosen to take advantage of a range of maternity services—from antenatal check-ups to postnatal vaccinations—provided by staff who are themselves refugees.

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Violence in hospitals and the destruction of medical facilities are denying medical services to many of South Sudan's most vulnerable people.

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There are still 50,000 refugees living in M'Poko camp at Bangui airport in Central African Republic. The authorities want them to go home but this is not an option for those who sought refuge at Bangui airport five months ago.

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JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN/NEW YORK APRIL 28, 2014 – The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) today condemned unspeakable acts of violence in Bentiu, South Sudan, after it received information detailing targeted killings in the city’s main hospital.

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

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Jerome Oberreit and Chris Lockyear discuss the crisis in South Sudan after more than three months of violence that has destroyed vital medical infrastructure and displaced hundreds of thousands of people. View external media.

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Yangon/New York, March 1, 2014 -- On February 27, Médecins Sans Frontières Holland (MSF) received a written order from the Union Government of Myanmar to cease all operations in the country, which led to a full closure of all MSF Holland clinics on February 28. This act left patients confused and desperately concerned across the whole country.

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After over a decade of international aid and investment, Afghans still struggle to access critical medical care due to insecurity, distance, cost, or the dysfunction of many health facilities. There has been some progress, but maternal and infant mortality in Afghanistan remain among the highest in the world, casualties from violence are mounting, and unmet medical and humanitarian needs continue to soar.

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

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