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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February 03, 2010

With conditions finally improving for the practice of surgery and medicine, three MSF staff members describe how the teams treated patients in the ruins of the Delmas district in the immediate aftermath of the January 12 earthquake in Haiti.

February 03, 2010

Dr. Philippe Touchard, an anesthetist, is head of emergencies at the Pasteur Hospital in Langon, near Bordeaux. Forty-eight hours after the January 12 earthquake, he flew to Haiti to reinforce MSF’s surgical teams in Port-au-Prince. Here are exerpts of his journal of this short mission.

February 03, 2010

Nairobi/New York, February 3, 2010—As fierce fighting once again grips Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) admitted 89 people suffering from blast injuries to its hospital in the Daynile area of the city between January 29 and February 2. Of these, 66 were women and children.

February 02, 2010

Following an explosion in Lower Dir district, MSF teams in Timurgara district hospital received 126 wounded people, including children.

February 02, 2010

Rome, February 2, 2010 – More than ten years since Italy’s migrant centers were set up, their management still seems to be conditioned by an emergency type approach. Services seem to have been organized to satisfy only the most basic needs, with no regard for creating acceptable conditions for the psychological and physical well-being of detainees. Since the new regulation came into effect extending the maximum period of detention from two to six months, there have been no planned improvements in the distribution of services to migrant populations.

February 02, 2010

MSF has been providing emergency obstetrics care for pregnant mothers.

February 01, 2010

Meet Natacha, a mother in Burkina Faso who struggles for her children's survival every year during the hunger gap; hear about MSF’s work in some of Zimbabwe's prisons; and get an update on the urgent needs in Haiti.

February 01, 2010

François Chappuis, Maria Angeles Lima, Laurence Flevaud, Koert Ritmeijer
Emerg Infect Dis 2010;16(2):354-6.
Emerging Infectious Diseases

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January 31, 2010

The nature of the injuries and conditions in Haiti is gradually changing.

January 31, 2010

Reports from a few of the many MSF projects around the globe.

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