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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October 27, 2011

Dr. Grania Brigden, the advisor on tuberculosis with MSF’s Access Campaign, describes how children with TB that could be treated often go without care because of a lack of effective diagnostic tools and approaches. 

October 27, 2011

Every day, Senzo wakes up and walks to catch a bus to the clinic for his daily injection. The injection is part of the complicated two-year-long treatment for his drug-resistant form of TB.

October 26, 2011

Busiwe Beko who lives in Khayelitsha, South Africa, describes her baby daughter’s successful battle with drug-resistant TB.

October 20, 2011

After heavy fighting erupted on October 20 in Daynile, on the outskirts of Mogadishu, MSF was forced to suspend its measles vaccination campaign in the area.

October 20, 2011

A year since the onset of the cholera epidemic, healthcare services and measures to prevent its spread remain inadequate.

October 19, 2011

The consensus is that cholera has taken up a long-term, if not permanent, environmental presence in the country, and as such, the reinforcement and expansion of preventive measures has become vital.

October 19, 2011

One year after the cholera epidemic began, thousands of people in Haiti are still becoming infected every week. 

October 19, 2011

MSF today called on the warring parties in Libya to immediately halt all attacks on and intrusions into medical facilities in the town of Sirte. 

October 19, 2011

Nathan Ford, medical director for Doctors Without Borders, warns that with too much focus on developing a malaria vaccine, the global donor community might forget about the standard preventative measures (such as mosquito netting and spraying) that still need to be funded until a vaccine is 100 percent effective.

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October 18, 2011

Disassociating itself from armed activities and related declarations following the abduction, MSF is engaging with all relevant actors to seek a safe resolution.

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