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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June 01, 2009

Johannesburg/Brussels/New York, June 2, 2009 – Violence, sexual abuse, harassment, appalling living conditions, and a serious lack of access to essential healthcare define the desperate lives of thousands of Zimbabweans in South Africa today, warned the international medical humanitarian aid organization, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF).

June 01, 2009

At least 10 percent of the population in Bolivia is carrying the parasite for Chagas disease. Few people, including medical staff, are aware of its prevalence, but MSF is running a groundbreaking program there.
MSF is offering mental health care to displaced people in Mindanao, in the Philippines, and providing health care in Balochistan province in Pakistan, where decades of insecurity has made medical services rare.

May 29, 2009

MSF halts medical activities at a camp for Hmong refugees in northern Thailand after four years as the sole humanitarian organization providing assistance. Also, hear a report from the country of Papua New Guinea in the South Pacific, where MSF is helping victims of widespread domestic violence.

May 27, 2009

CNN's Vital Signs visits with an MSF team in Bolivia on the trail of this neglected killer disease.

May 27, 2009

In five areas of North and West Darfur, a total of 23 international staff and 567 national staff are running MSF projects.

May 26, 2009

MSF teams have been providing medical services day and night at different locations in Vavuniya district, including the hospital in Vavuniya city and at the checkpoint in Omanthai, close to the former frontline.

May 26, 2009

Dr. James Maskalyk, author of "Six Months in Sudan", recounts his work with MSF in Sudan, treating malnourished patients and fended off a measles epidemic with limited resources.

May 26, 2009

Rony Zachariah, Katie Harries, Massaquoi Moses, Marcel  Manzi, Arnould  Line, Beatrice Mwagomba, Anthony D. Harries
Tropical Medicine & International Health 2009;14:713-721. (doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3156.2009.02291.x)

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May 25, 2009

Interview with MSF nurse Donna Canali about a recent spike in violence in war-ravaged Somalia that is causing a refugee crisis.

May 22, 2009

MSF has been forced to make the decision to temporarily evacuate its team, as the insecurity in and around the town has reached dangerous levels. MSF is the only healthcare provider in Pibor town.

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