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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January 21, 2011

In southern Sudan, most medical facilities were destroyed during more than two decades of civil war. Now, the dire lack of health clinics, the long distances involved in reaching them, often days of walking and the unattainable costs of care are all barriers to people seeking medical help.  

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January 19, 2011

Are the European Union and its multinational pharmaceutical companies now pressuring the Indian prime minister's office? In recent months, as negotiators from India and Europe have been thrashing out the details of a free trade agreement to be signed within months, people living with HIV have been hitting the streets. From New Delhi to Nairobi and Brussels to Bangkok, they have been protesting against the very real threat posed to India's ability to supply life-saving generic medicines to people across the developing world.  

January 17, 2011

Matthias Egger, Ben D. Spycher, John Sidle, Ralf Weigel, Elvin H. Geng, Matthew P. Fox, Patrick MacPhail, Gilles van Cutsem, Eugène Messou, Robin Wood, Denis Nash, Margaret Pascoe, Diana Dickinson, Jean-François Etard, James A. McIntyre, Martin W. G. Brinkhof, for IeDEA East Africa, West Africa and Southern Africa
PLoS Med 2011;8(1):e1000390.
PLoS Medicine

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January 17, 2011

In response to severe floods and landslides, MSF is mobilizing two teams to run mobile clinics north of Rio de Janeiro.

January 14, 2011

As the war spreads and intensifies in Afghanistan and the humanitarian needs increase, it has become ever more dangerous for the Afghan people to receive assistance provided by military bodies or groups affiliated with them.

January 14, 2011

More than half of all cholera patients nationwide have received treatment in MSF and MSF-supported facilities.

January 13, 2011

MSF staff answer your questions about the organization's massive medical response in Haiti since the January 12, 2010 earthquake in a live webcast panel event.

January 13, 2011

Following the release of Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)’s report, Haiti One Year After: A Review of Médecins Sans Frontières Humanitarian Aid Operations, Dr. Unni Karunakara, MSF International President; Stefano Zannini, MSF Head of Mission in Haiti; and Kate Alberti, MSF Epidemiologist discuss the issues facing Haiti and MSF one year after the earthquake. Avril Benoit, Director of Communications for MSF Canada, moderates.

January 12, 2011

As winter approaches, MSF teams are rushing to provide up to 2,000 transitional shelters for flood survivors in Sindh Province.

January 12, 2011

India should resist pressure from the EU to accept a free trade agreement that will have an exceedingly negative impact on access to affordable medicines

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