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 20, 2011

A year since the onset of the cholera epidemic, healthcare services and measures to prevent its spread remain inadequate.

October 19, 2011

The consensus is that cholera has taken up a long-term, if not permanent, environmental presence in the country, and as such, the reinforcement and expansion of preventive measures has become vital.

October 19, 2011

One year after the cholera epidemic began, thousands of people in Haiti are still becoming infected every week. 

October 19, 2011

MSF today called on the warring parties in Libya to immediately halt all attacks on and intrusions into medical facilities in the town of Sirte. 

October 19, 2011

Nathan Ford, medical director for Doctors Without Borders, warns that with too much focus on developing a malaria vaccine, the global donor community might forget about the standard preventative measures (such as mosquito netting and spraying) that still need to be funded until a vaccine is 100 percent effective.

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October 18, 2011

Disassociating itself from armed activities and related declarations following the abduction, MSF is engaging with all relevant actors to seek a safe resolution.

October 17, 2011

With conflict ongoing in northern Afghanistan, MSF opened a 55-bed surgical hospital in Kunduz Province, the only trauma center of its kind in this part of the country.

October 14, 2011

MSF teams are running 13 medical-nutritional programs throughout south and central Somalia, but the intricacies of clan rivalries, the absence of an effective government, and general insecurity make it very difficult to reach the level of assistance that is needed.

October 14, 2011

On October 13, Dr. Gabriele Rossi, MSF emergency coordinator, discussed the very serious situation in Sirte.

October 13, 2011

A driver was injured and two medical staff are missing after an attack on their vehicle in Dadaab, Kenya, on October 13.

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