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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November 12, 2010

MSF is scaling up capacity to receive people in the Haitian capital presenting with cholera-like symptoms, aiming to have 1,000 beds available in the city in the coming days.

November 11, 2010

“Hundreds of families have been living in makeshift shelters in a no man’s land over the past four months, waiting to be relocated to a proper camp,” said MSF’s head of mission in Kenya.

November 11, 2010

The Head of Mission for MSF in Haiti gives a first-person account of the situation on the ground for MSF teams responding to the spread of the outbreak in Port-au-Prince.

November 10, 2010

Nearly 5,000 cases of cholera have been registered in Chad since an outbreak hit the country in August.

November 10, 2010

More than two weeks after Cyclone Giri struck Myanmar, the emergency response is insufficient to meet people's needs.

November 10, 2010

How can aid workers fulfill their humanitarian mission when they themselves are perceived as legitimate targets?

November 09, 2010

MSF medical teams have treated more than 200 people suffering from symptoms consistent with cholera in Port-au-Prince.

November 09, 2010

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) staff and supporters rallied outside the offices of the European Commission on November 8, before delivering an open letter of protest against ongoing trade talks between the European Union and India that could damage access to affordable medicines. The provisions in the free trade agreement under discussion could seriously impede generic medicines producers in India from delivering more affordable and quality generic versions of medicines for people in developing countries. MSF itself could not carry out much of its medical humanitarian work without access to these drugs. Support MSF's campaign 'Europe! Hands Off Our Medicine!'

November 09, 2010

Amid stepped-up efforts to stabilize Haiti’s confirmed cholera epidemic, MSF is providing assistance to populations in remote areas of the country.

November 08, 2010

Since an outbreak of cholera was confirmed in October, MSF teams in Haiti have treated more than 10,000 patients across the country with cholera symptoms. MSF is supporting two Haitian Ministry of Health hospitals in the Artibonite Region, where the cholera outbreak originated.

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