Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) frequently publishes updates, press releases, and other forms of communication about its work in more than 60 countries around the world. See the list below for the most recent updates or search by location, topic, or year.

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April 17, 2012

In this latest post from her field blog, Dr. Veronica Ades tells the heartbreaking story of the death of a young patient in South Sudan.

April 17, 2012

MSF suspended activities in its recently-opened maternity hospital in Afghanistan's Khost Province after an explosion inside the compound injured seven people, including one child.

April 13, 2012

Despite recent advances, there's still a need to make noise about "the silent disease."

April 13, 2012

Chagas is a neglected disease that affects between eight and ten million people, mainly in Latin America. Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) works in Paraguay's rural Chaco region, going into isolated communities to educate people about the disease and screen them for it. Internationally, MSF fights to improve access to diagnosis and treatment for the disease and advocates for more research and development into its treatment.

All photos by Anna Surinyach

April 12, 2012

Obstetric fistulas affect more than two million women around the world. MSF's fistula camp in Boguila treats women for this devastating child-bearing injury.

April 12, 2012

The World Health Organization recently issued new guidelines to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV. The recommendations include getting more women on treatment sooner and staying on it for life. The guidelines have the support of the medical aid group Doctors Without Borders, also known as MSF.

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April 12, 2012

In Bahrain, people continue to avoid seeking medical care in public hospitals for fear of discrimination, harassment, and ill treatment.

April 12, 2012

MSF is treating patients wounded in the April 10 aerial bombardments of Abiemnom in South Sudan's Unity State.

April 11, 2012

Civilians and aid workers are increasingly the targets of violence in DRC, where security risks have made it difficult to provide medical care.

April 10, 2012

Read the accounts of three patients treated at MSF's Nap Kenbe Center, a new referral facility for emergency trauma and orthopedic and visceral surgery in Port-au-Prince.

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