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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March 21, 2011

In Ethiopia’s western Gambella Province, MSF teams are working to provide access to health care to an extremely remote and mobile population.

March 21, 2011

After fighting forced MSF to pull out of Libya, emergency coordinator Simon Burroughs talks about the effort to get back into the country and the need for all parties to allow medical staff to work freely.

March 21, 2011

MSF is providing medical consultations in evacuation centers in Minami Sanriku, where some 10,000 people are housed in 20 locations.

March 20, 2011

In Kampong Cham, a small MSF team is working to improve TB care in the provincial hospital and fill gaps in a national system that is struggling to manage the region's high TB burden.

March 20, 2011

Dr. Francis Varaine, an MSF TB expert, discusses the potential impact of this new test, which greatly improves the detection of drug-resistant TB

March 19, 2011

The Japanese Red Cross has not asked for financial assistance, though other branches of the Red Cross and other relief agencies are collecting money targeted for the country. But Japan is not Haiti in that it is a rich country with a disaster relief infrastructure in place. Some are arguing that individuals should not donate their money specifically for Japan. Jennifer Tierney, US Director of Development, explains why MSF is not accepting restricted donations for Japan.

March 18, 2011

On March 17, MSF teams working with Ivory Coast’s Ministry of Health treated 66 wounded following violent attacks in a densely-populated Abidjan neighborhood.

March 17, 2011

"We tried to respond very rapidly. What we have looked at right from the beginning is a very small team trying to be flexible, mobile, modular."

March 17, 2011

MSF's 12-person team in northeastern Japan continued to work in evacuation centers and carry out assessments, while the Tokyo office planned shipments of food, water, and blankets.

March 16, 2011

Increasingly intense armed confrontations and political gridlock in Ivory Coast have had serious consequences on its population, MSF said today.

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