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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September 02, 2011

Restrictions and security concerns continue to hinder MSF's attempts to reach the most vulnerable populations in Somalia.

September 02, 2011

Some improvements are visible in Tripoli, but there's a sizable backlog of patients awaiting secondary surgery and signifcant numbers of migrants living in deplorable conditions. 

August 31, 2011

Dr. Faiza Adan Abdirahman, the medical doctor in charge of the pediatric department at Istarlin hospital in Galgaduud, discusses the situation in the area.

August 30, 2011

Aid workers say they are taking seriously alleged sexual assaults of up to two dozen women at camp for migrant workers.

August 30, 2011

Hundreds of vulnerable migrants and refugees in Tripoli are living in appalling conditions without proper medical care or security.

August 30, 2011

On August 18, MSF officially inaugurated its new specialized emergency obstetric care hospital in Port-au-Prince.

August 29, 2011

Chagas has been a scourge of the developing world for decades—particularly in poor Latin American countries, where a bug known as the kissing bug transmits the disease—but it's increasingly becoming a U.S. health problem.  

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August 27, 2011

More part of Tripoli are becoming accessible but the situation remains very tense, and MSF, which has expanded its teams and efforts in the capital, has witnessed some shocking scenes. 

August 26, 2011

Over the past 48 hours, MSF has been continuing to assess medical facilities in Tripoli and has begun to provide medical support, while continuing to provide lifesaving support elsewhere in the country.

August 25, 2011

MSF Head of Mission Jonathan Whittall describes what he and the MSF team in Tripoli are seeing as the fighting intensifies and the number of wounded grows in the capital.

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