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.



March 15, 2012

An MSF field coordinator in Najaf discusses perinatal and obstetric care in the one of the region's largest hospitals.

March 14, 2012

Kirrily de Polnay, an MSF doctor working in South Sudan's Jamam refugee camps talks about the situation, the patients, and the nature of working in fast evolving emergency.

March 13, 2012

Driven by fighting in Sudan’s Blue Nile State, tens of thousands of refugees now in camps across the border in South Sudan need assistance before the looming rainy season renders the area impassable.

March 12, 2012

In western Chad, MSF is developing strategies to distribute supplementary food in order to prevent malnutrition rates from soaring.

March 12, 2012

A landmark patent ruling in India could possibly set a precedent that allows patients in developing countries far greater access to essential medicines.

March 11, 2012

MSF is assisting Malian refugees driven from their homes by conflict and now seeking shelter in northern Burkina Faso, an area already struggling with resource shortages.

March 09, 2012

Five years ago, Ivan Gayton would spend months at a time in the African bush with no connection to the outside world except for a satellite phone or a high-frequency radio.

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March 08, 2012

Thousands of people who were left homeless by last Sunday’s explosion at a munitions depot in Brazzaville have gathered in makeshift shelters across the city.

March 07, 2012

Measles is sweeping unchecked through parts of southern Somalia, where MSF is still waiting for permission from authorities to conduct a vaccination campaign.

March 07, 2012

In the field, MSF staff memebers often find themselves face-to-face with wildlife. Dr. Chris Bird blogs about field life from the hospital in Kimbi Lulenge health zone.