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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May 22, 2015

Juba/Nairobi, May 22, 2015:

Escalating fighting in South Sudan is exposing civilans to widespread violence and severely restricting the provision of desperately needed aid, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said today.

An upsurge of violence in Unity, Jonglei and Upper Nile states has resulted in the suspension of medical services, destruction of health structures and evacuation of medical staff.

April 02, 2015

The collapse of national health systems in the wake of the Ebola outbreak in west Africa has resulted in a significant reduction in routine vaccination activities. In Montserrado County, Liberia, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) recently conducted a measles vaccination campaign with adapted safety protocols.

February 25, 2015

This week, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) began a campaign to vaccinate at least 18,000 children under 15 years old against measles and polio in and around the internally displaced persons (IDP) camp near Batangafo in northern CAR.

July 21, 2014

 

PARIS/NEW YORK—Approximately 10,000 refugee children in a camp in northern Uganda will begin receiving vaccinations against pneumococcal disease, one of the leading causes of death for children living in refugee camps, said the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Mèdecins Sans Frontières (MSF) today.

May 28, 2014

Use of vaccine in Guinea demonstrates it can be used to help control and prevent deadly outbreaks.

February 19, 2014

An anti-meningitis campaign in Benin delivers more than 150,000 doses with no losses from excess heat. View external media.

October 18, 2013

MSF shows the feasibility of implementing a mass vaccination campaign with oral cholera at the onset of an outbreak, using the results of a campaign conducted in Guinea in 2012.

October 07, 2013

MSF teams in the Gadzi area of CAR have been vaccinated children for measles and polio while also providing other crucial medical services for people displaced by violence.

September 19, 2013

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