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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January 19, 2010

By Jeanne Cabeza,  MSF medical coordinator in Haiti, and Michelle Chouinard, MSF head of mission in Haiti

January 19, 2010

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières staff in wards and operating theatres in Haiti are still working through very heavy caseloads while growing increasingly concerned about supply problems that threaten the welfare of patients. Drugs for surgical care, basic supplies for pre- and post-operative treatment, and equipment such as dialysis machines are urgently needed, but access problems for cargo shipments are causing delays in delivery.

January 18, 2010

An MSF cargo plane carrying 12 tons of lifesaving medical supplies has been turned away three times from Port-au-Prince airport since Sunday night, despite assurances of its ability to land.

January 18, 2010

Pete Buth, of Doctors Without Borders, offers a few words on the progress of the situation.  

January 18, 2010

Staff at a newly established hospital in Carrefour, in the southwest of the city, treated hundreds of patients on its first day of operation, while staff in other facilities continued to work around the clock. MSF teams also began conducting assessments of areas outside the capital that were hit hard by the earthquake.

January 18, 2010

Rony Zachariah, Nathan Ford, Bertrand Draguez, Oliver Yun, Tony Reid
International Health 2010;2(1):1-8. (doi: 10.1016/j.inhe.2009.12.008)

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January 18, 2010

Benoit Leduc, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) operations manager for Haiti, and Loris de Filippi, MSF operational coordinator in Port-au-Prince, participated in a teleconference with press regarding MSF's response to the January 12, 2010, earthquake.

January 17, 2010

MSF teams in Port-au-Prince are still under great pressure. While providing emergency care to as many people as possible, they are also searching for additional facilities that can serve as operating theaters and trying to get in more supplies. At the same time, MSF has been travelling to areas outside of the city and is about to extend the medical care to the people there.

January 17, 2010

Article features comments made by Benoit Leduc, MSF aid manager, regarding the crisis in Haiti.

January 17, 2010

An Op-Ed piece written by Jeanne Cabeza,  MSF medical coordinator in Haiti, and Michelle Chouinard, MSF head of mission in Haiti.

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