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 09, 2012

MSF announced the opening of a new emergency surgical center in the Tabarre neighborhood of Port-au-Prince that will provide trauma, orthopedic, and visceral surgical services.

April 06, 2012

After helping to successfully fight an outbreak of the deadly disease kala azar, MSF has handed over its project in Malakal to local health authorities. 

April 05, 2012

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has recorded a three-fold increase in patients with malaria in parts of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) since 2009. MSF teams are seeing alarming numbers of malaria patients this year as well, and have launched an emergency response.

April 05, 2012

In northwestern Uzbekistan, drug-resistant forms of tuberculosis (TB) are spreading while only one in 10 people with TB receives treatment. Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has treated more than 2,000 people with drug-resistant TB in Uzbekistan over the last 10 years.

April 05, 2012

Since it was disclosed that the cholera epidemic that struck Haiti in 2010 was inadvertently brought to the island by a United Nations (UN) battalion from Nepal, many of the 500,000 people affected by the disease have requested certificates proving they were treated, in hopes of receiving compensation from the UN. Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is providing thousands of former patients with medical certificates.

April 05, 2012

In Paraguay, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is covering the rural Chaco region, encouraging people to be tested and treated for Chagas, a widespread but little known and potentially fatal disease.

April 05, 2012

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is working to treat malnourished children in Chad and elsewhere in the Sahel region as a nutritional crisis looms.

April 05, 2012

MSF condemns intimidation against humanitarian aid workers working in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo, after its compound was robbed and staff threatened yesterday.

April 04, 2012

Two MSF staff members were kidnapped and released unharmed in North Kivu Province, near Nyanzale.

April 03, 2012

After 18 months of activity, the MSF mental health program in Kilinochchi district closed in April 2012.

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