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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October 06, 2009

A week since the campaign was launched, well over 7,000 e-mails have been sent to the drug companies by supporters from Japan to Mexico, Myanmar to Burkina Faso.

October 06, 2009

MSF teams reach isolated areas after an impressive initial response from local and international agencies.

October 06, 2009

MSF has sent two teams to assess the needs of the affected population in the districts of Kurnool and Vijaywada in Andhra Pradesh.

October 06, 2009

Over the past two weeks, the Philippines has been hit by Tropical Storm Ketsana and Typhoon Parma, which have killed over 300 people and displaced over 490,000.

October 05, 2009

A second severe storm hit the northern part of the Philippines on October 3, causing extensive material damage and killing 15 people. MSF has dispatched a team to conduct an assessment of the medical needs of the affected communities.

October 05, 2009

Three days after a powerful earthquake hit the Indonesian island of Sumatra—leaving close to 1,000 dead, approximately 3,000 missing, and more than 3,000 wounded—the first MSF teams arrived in the area.

October 04, 2009

Angela M. C. Rose, Sibylle Gerstl, Ali E-H Mahamane, Fati Sidikou, Saacou Djibo, Laurence Bonte, Dominique A. Caugant, Philippe J. Guerin, Suzanne Chanteau
PLoS ONE 2009;4(10):e7326. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0007326)

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October 02, 2009

It has begun raining again in the Philippines and another typhoon is forecast for this weekend. Tropical Storm Ketsana, which hit last Saturday, caused major flooding in and around the capital, Manila, displacing 140,000 people.

October 01, 2009

MSF teams in Guinea were shocked by the degree of violence after demonstrators were attacked and gunned down by security forces in the Guinean capital of Conakry earlier this month. The teams helped treat more than 400 wounded, a third of whom had serious injuries.

October 01, 2009

This month we bring you a story about malnutrition in a land rich for cultivation: in the Democratic Republic of Congo, many children suffer from severe malnutrition even though food is abundant where they live. And in Uganda, a community-based movement of HIV-positive patients helps MSF provide care. Plus, this month's Emergency Updates.

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