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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October 25, 2010

ST. MARC, Haiti — Inside the courtyard of St. Nicholas Hospital, beyond the gate with the handwritten sign stating “Diarrhea Emergency Only,” lies a grim but unusually orderly scene at the epicenter of this country’s unexpected cholera epidemic.

October 25, 2010

Starved for Attention screenings, exhibits, and events are happening around the world to raise awareness about the crisis of childhood malnutrition and deficiencies in the current food aid system.

October 25, 2010

Jean-Francois Lemaire, Martina Casenghi
J Int AIDS Soc 2010;13:40
Journal of the International AIDS Society

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October 25, 2010

An MSF midwife describes the nature and the challenges of a normal day's work in Pakistan's Balochistan province.

October 25, 2010

MSF continues to support the Haitian Ministry of Health in response to the outbreak of cholera in and around the Artibonite area north of Port-au-Prince.

October 23, 2010

Following an outbreak of cholera in Haiti's Artibonite region, MSF doctors, nurses, and logisticians rushed to the area to support the medical response and the effort to prevent the outbreak from spreading.

October 22, 2010

Marie-Laure Quilici, Denis Massenet, Bouba Gake, Barem Bwalki, David M. Olson
Emerg Infect Dis 2010;16(11):1804-5.
Emerging Infectious Diseases

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October 20, 2010

As many as 400 children have died of lead poisoning-related illnesses in Nigeria since March, two international aid groups say, and as many as 30,000 people could be affected by lead contamination.The deaths occurred predominantly in children under the age of 5 in the state of Zamfara, according to Lauren Cooney, the emergency manager for Medecins Sans Frontieres. The group is also known by its English name, Doctors without Borders.

October 20, 2010

Floodwaters have largely receded in the north and northwest, while MSF continues to assist displaced people in the Sindh and Balochistan.

October 19, 2010

Doctors and nurses treat over 750 children every month at a hospital in Gondoma, Sierra Leone.

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