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 24, 2010

A family in Helmand is driven to MSF's Boost Hospital after being stalked by danger and violence on the roads and at home.

November 24, 2010

Iraqis have faced two wars, several years of embargoes, and seven years of instability and violence, which has led to the disruption of the country's health system.

November 23, 2010

Guest blog by David M. Olson, MD, Medical Advisor, Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF), New York, NY, USA. This week I have been called back to Haiti because of the cholera epidemic that first hit in late October and which continues to have a devastating effect. At the time of writing this post, more than 1,100 people have died and over 18,000 hospitalizations due to cholera have been reported throughout the country. 

November 23, 2010

In Kenya, more than 22,000 children were infected with HIV in 2009. The district of Homa Bay,  in rural western Kenya, has the country’s highest HIV prevalence rate. MSF is working to stop the spread of the disease in Homa Bay with its prevention of mother-to-child transmission (PMTCT) program.

November 22, 2010

"Eneza Ujumbe: The Voices of Mathare Youth" is a newsletter written by and produced by young people living with HIV in Mathare, a slum on the edge of Nairobi. MSF runs a clinic in Mathare called the Blue House, which provides healthcare to thousands of people. 

November 22, 2010

With less than a week to go before presidential elections in Haiti, aid agencies are struggling to contain a growing cholera epidemic on the island. At least 1,250 Haitians have now died of cholera and thousands more are infected with the disease, which is spreading through the capital Port-au-Prince and other parts of the country.

November 21, 2010

One year after MSF returned to Afghanistan, Country Representative Michiel Hofman talks about choices, challenges, and the way forward for MSF in the country.

November 19, 2010

MSF teams continue to see an increase in cases of suspected cholera across Haiti, from the Artibonite Region, where the outbreak originated, in the capital, Port-au-Prince, and in areas of the far north. In this audio slideshow, MSF medical advisor Dr. David Olson says the deadly but easily treatable and preventable disease is likely to continue its scourge for months to come. Photos by Ron Haviv, Moises Saman, Jake Price, and Gregory Vandendaelen.

November 19, 2010

Nearly a month after the first cases of cholera appeared in the Artibonite region in Haiti, MSF continues to treat as many patients as possible while also trying to stop further spread of the disease.

November 19, 2010

Mar Pujades-Rodriguez, Birgit Schramm, Leakena Som, Eric Nerrienet, Prak Narom, Ngeth Chanchhaya, Laurent Ferradini, Suna Balkan
Trop Med Int Health 2011;16(2):205-13.
Tropical Medicine and International Health

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