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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August 31, 2009

Caroline Caluwaerts, Rosa Maendaenda, Fernando Maldonado, Marc Biot, Nathan Ford, Kathryn Chu
International Health 2009;1(1):97-101. (doi: 10.1016/j.inhe.2009.03.002)

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August 31, 2009

M Bonnet, L Gagnidze, F Varaine, A Ramsay, W Githui, PJ Guerin
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2009;13:1112-8.

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August 31, 2009

Mercè Herrero, Giannos Orfanos, Daniel Argaw, Abate Mulugeta, Pilar Aparicio, Fernando Parreño, Oscar Bernal, Daniel Rubens, Jaime Pedraza, Maria Angeles Lima, Laurence Flevaud, Pedro Pablo Palma, Seife Bashaye, Jorge Alvar, Caryn Bern
Am J Trop Med Hyg 2009;81:373-7.
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

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August 27, 2009

Intense fighting among various armed groups claimed the lives of hundreds of civilians and displaced thousands more in Somalia in the first half of 2009. In addition, prolonged drought and food shortages worsened the already desperate situation of many of the country’s rural communities.

August 26, 2009

Internally displaced people (IDP) camps set up by the government and the military are mostly empty, as the overwhelming majority of the displaced are either staying with friends or relatives or in public buildings such as schools. Many people are still too afraid to return to their homes.

August 24, 2009

As displaced people return home to the Swat Valley and Buner districts in northern Pakistan, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is stepping up its support to local health care providers in Mardan and Lower Dir districts in response to a sharp increase in cases of acute diarrhoea. As displaced people return home to the Swat Valley and Buner district in northern Pakistan, MSF is stepping up its support to local health care providers in Mardan and Lower Dir districts in response to a sharp increase in cases of acute diarrhea.

August 24, 2009

MSF provided medical immediate assistance to the surviving men and woman who were all suffering from serious health problems as a result of the journey to Italy.

August 21, 2009

Violent attacks on Congolese villages by the Lord's Resistance Army have displaced hundreds of thousands of people. Underreported examines the humanitarian crisis in the DRC and neighboring countries with Bruno Jochum, director of operations for Doctors without Borders in Geneva, and with Alexandre Morhain a project coordinator working with displaced Congolese in Southern Sudan.

August 20, 2009

Since August 5, MSF teams have been distributing thousands of mosquito nets to the population of Matam, a district in the capital Conakry, where the organization is running a nutritional and primary health care program.

August 20, 2009

Since September 2008, LRA rebels from neighboring Uganda have committed acts of extreme violence against people in Haut-Uélé and Bas-Uélé provinces in northeastern DRC. In March, the situation deteriorated further when countries in the region launched a joint military offensive against the LRA.

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