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 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."

December 02, 2010

A nurse recently back from an MSF cholera treatment center in Port-de-Paix recounts what she saw, what was accomplished, and what remains to be done in the effort to battle the cholera outbreak in Haiti.

December 01, 2010

Treating children with HIV goes beyond putting them on medication. Patient support specifically targeted to children helps motivate them to stick with their treatment regimen. But there has yet to be a scientific study to help determine the best practices for providing this support.

December 01, 2010

Liza Ramlow, a 62-year-old midwife from Massachusetts, has been working in Nigeria since this past May in some of the most deprived slums in Lagos.

December 01, 2010

MSF is providing free medical care in the Lagos slums, where people struggle to make a living in overcrowded conditions and few can afford to see a doctor.

December 01, 2010

Chiara M, Zachariah R, Homa M, Bhanumati V, Ladomirska J, Manzi M, Wilson N, Alaka D, Harries AD
Indian J Med Res 2010;132(6):683-9.
Indian Journal of Medical Research

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December 01, 2010

Minetti A, Camelique O, Hsa Thaw K, Thi S, Swaddiwudhipong W, Hewison C, Pinoges L, Bonnet M, Guerin PJ
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2010;14(12):1589-95
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease

November 30, 2010

MSF teams in Haiti treated more than 41,000 people for cholera and cholera-like symptoms in cholera treatment centers since the outbreak began.

November 29, 2010

The recent report on AIDS in South Africa, where Doctors Without Borders has been providing AIDS treatment for 10 years, lays out stark policy choices its government must make in order to reduce AIDS deaths and avert millions of infections in the next 20 years.

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November 29, 2010

When a number of measles epidemics hit DRC at the same time, MSF began mass treatment and immunization programs in several parts of the country.

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