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.



February 09, 2011

Kala azar—or visceral leishmaniasis—is a treatable but largely neglected disease. Southern Sudan is currently facing a massive kala azar epidemic. This is a region where three-quarters of the population has no access to basic medical care, and the health system is unable to deal with an emergency on this scale.

February 08, 2011

An MSF nurse describes training health workers to deal with the ongoing cholera outbreak in Haiti.

February 07, 2011

Renewed fighting between government forces and opposition groups in North Darfur state over the last two months has forced thousands of families to flee from their villages.

February 04, 2011

Sérgio Cabral, who coordinated MSF’s activities in response to widespread flooding in the region north of Rio de Janeiro, talks about the work that was done.

February 03, 2011

Despite an aggressive response to the nutritional crisis in Niger by MSF and other organizations, tens of thousands of children suffered from malnutrition in 2010.

February 03, 2011

In many hard-hit areas, MSF was the first international emergency organization to respond to the devastating floods that swept through Pakistan in late July 2010. Six months later, many of MSF's activities there have evolved.

February 02, 2011

MSF works in the inner-city slums of Johannesburg, the destination point for many survival migrants seeking opportunity, transit, or simply to hide among Joburg's millions of inhabitants. But finding safe shelter here is extremely challenging.

February 02, 2011

Continued exposure to violence makes the population of southern Sudan even more vulnerable. MSF helps those who have survived attacks by armed groups in Yambio, Western Equatoria State.

January 31, 2011

MSF has been monitoring the refugee situation along the border tand providing free primary health care at mobile clinics.

January 31, 2011

An overview of Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) activities in Iraq as of January 25, 2011.