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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Heavy fighting in central and northern Helmand Province between the Afghan forces and opposition forces has led to an increase in the numbers of war-wounded presenting to the Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)-supported Boost Hospital, in Lashkargah. During the most intense phase of the fighting, from June 21 to July 5, MSF medical teams working in the hospital treated 68 patients with injuries related to the clashes.

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In the past week week, renewed clashes between Christian youths and young Muslims have been producing more victims in Bangui, capital of Central African Republic (CAR). Some of them have been treated at the city's General Hospital, where Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) supports the emergency surgery service.

4:00PM, Wednesday, May 28, General Hospital of Bangui

"There is fighting in PK5."

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MSF has begun offering surgical and postoperative services at Gaza City's Al-Shifa Hospital, akin to what teams were already doing at Nasser Hospital in Khan Younis.

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MSF's Dave Elliott describes the challenges of working as a surgeon in Gogrial, South Sudan.

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Adam Kushner describes his work as a surgeon at an MSF hospital in war-torn northern Syria.

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In Jordan, where Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) treats patients who need specialized surgical and rehabilitative care, a project originally designed for Iraqis now also includes people from several other nations, including Yemen, Libya, and Syria.

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A mobile MSF TB surgery mission has successfully completed surgery on six DR-TB patients in Yeravan, Armenia.

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Nearly a decade ago, when violence in Iraq was driving NGOs out of the country, MSF opened a surgery program for wounded Iraqi civilians in neighboring Jordan, a program that continues to this day.

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After two years of conflict, people in Syria are living through a catastrophic humanitarian crisis. Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has been able to open three hospitals in the north of the country. Medical teams provide emergency and surgical care, as well as primary health care consultations and maternal care. MSF teams have performed more than 1,300 surgical operations and provided 16,000 consultations inside Syria.

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The February 2013 Month In Focus features brief reports on the following Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) activities: aid imbalances in Syria; assistance for Syrian refugees in Lebanon; tending to victims of the conflict in Mali; measles epidemic in northeastern regions of the Democratic Republic of Congo; battling sleeping sickness in South Sudan; and improving access to healthcare in Afghanistan.

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