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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December 08, 2010

MSF has been treating women with cholera who are in labor and in the late stages of pregnancy in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, since November. Many of the women have lost their babies due to the effects of cholera.

December 08, 2010

“We often see only the tip of the iceberg, as we know there are people who are dying from cholera in the rural communities."

December 07, 2010

Several low-income countries highly affected by HIV risk being entirely or partly disqualified from the current funding round by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.

December 06, 2010

This month, in Mali and Niger, MSF will support the provision of a promising new vaccine that could prevent future outbreaks of the deadliest form of meningitis.

December 06, 2010

Communications is a crucial component of MSF's cholera response in Cap Haïtien and elsewhere.

December 02, 2010

An MSF team of a Haitian health promoter and an international staff psychologist  travel to different areas in the Artibonite region to promote MSF's cholera treatment services and inform the public on how to prevent getting the disease.

December 02, 2010

In the Cité Soleil area of Port-au-Prince, MSF distributes 300,000  liters of water every day to more than 15,000 people. Here, MSF water and sanitation specialist Katelijne Van Eyck conducts much-needed water testing.

December 02, 2010

The Meningitis Vaccine Project was launched in 2001 with the main goal of creating an affordable vaccine that would respond to a specific meningitis strain that plagues Africa each year.

December 02, 2010

"With the extended protection offered by this vaccine, we can hopefully prevent the epidemics from taking place at all."

December 02, 2010

"The biggest problem is that the baby is at critical risk due to the mother’s dehydration—the baby will not receive enough oxygen, blood flow, or the necessary nutrients, which causes distress."

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