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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June 24, 2009

Gerardo Priotto, Serena Kasparian, Wilfried Mutombo, Daniel Ngouama, Sara Ghorashian, Ute Arnold, Salah Ghabri, Elisabeth Baudin, Vincent Buard, Serge Kazadi-Kyanza, Médard Ilunga, Willy Mutangala, Gabriele Pohlig, Caecilia Schmid, Unni Karunakara, Els Torreele, Victor Kande
Lancet 2009;374:56-64

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June 23, 2009

Laila is one of 25,000 unregistered Rohingya refugees in the area who have sought a safe place to live on the outskirts of the state-endorsed refugee camp supported by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). Unlike their approximately 10,000 registered counterparts, the unregistered refugees in Kutupalong struggle to survive day to day, living in squalid conditions, vulnerable to ill health and exploitation.

June 23, 2009

Klaudia Porten, Karen Sailor, Eric Comte, Adelaide Njikap, Agnes Sobry, Francois Sihom, Abanda Meva'a, Sarah Eyangoh, Mark Myatt, Fabienne Nackers, Rebecca F. Grais
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 2009;3:e466. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000466)

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June 22, 2009

Yolanda Mueller, Dawson B. Mbulamberi, Peter Odermatt, Axel Hoffmann, Louis Loutan, François Chappuis
Trop Med Int Health 2009;14:910-7.
Tropical Medicine & International Health

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June 20, 2009

MSF doctor James Maskalyk recounts his six months in Abyei, Sudan, caring for noncombatants trapped in a civil war, first in a popular blog and now in this moving photography book.

June 18, 2009

Manuela Pardinia, Stefan Niemann, Francis Varaine, Elisabetta Iona, Francesca Meacci, Germano Orrù, Hasan Yesilkaya, Thierry Jarosz, Peter Andrew, Mike Barer, Francesco Checchi, Heinz Rinder, Graziella Orefici, Sabine Rüsch-Gerdes, Lanfranco Fattorini, Marco Rinaldo Oggioni, Maryline Bonnet
Tuberculosis 2009;89(4):317-24. (doi: 10.1016/j.tube.2009.04.002)

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June 18, 2009

On June 19, 2009, MSF will hand over operation of the Seruka Center in the Burundian capital of Bujumbura, to a local association.

June 18, 2009

Coming mainly from neighboring Swat, but also from the Maidan area in Lower Dir, more than 150 war-wounded have been treated since the end of April. At the same time, families from Maidan have been arriving in the two camps for displaced people where MSF is working.

June 18, 2009

Kutupalong, Bangladesh, June 18, 2009—Thousands of unregistered Rohingya refugees living in the Kutupalong makeshift camp, Bangladesh, are being forcibly displaced from their homes, in an act of intimidation and abuse by the local authorities.

June 16, 2009

Nairobi/Brussels, June 17, 2009 — After nine years of providing health care for the population in Bakool region, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has reached the regrettable conclusion that it does not have sufficient security to continue its work. This decision was MSF’s alone and the organization was not expelled by the authorities. MSF medical activities elsewhere in Somalia continue.

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