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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March 06, 2011


Yolanda Mueller, Susanna Cristofani, Carmen Rodriguez, Rohani T Malaguiok, Tatiana Gil, Rebecca F Grais, Renato Souza
Confl Health 2011;5:3
Conflict and Health

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March 04, 2011

Usually the result of complications during delivery, a fistula is an opening between the bladder and the vagina, or between the rectum and the vagina. Women become incontinent, and are often shunned from their societies and families as a result. They can also suffer additional medical consequences. In 2010, MSF teams operated on and treated about 1,000 women suffering from fistulas, in permanent structures and in "fistula camps." In November, MSF ran a fistula camp in Boguila, western Central African Republic.

March 04, 2011

MSF has treated 21 wounded people in Agok, south of Abyei, and donated drugs and equipment to a hospital in Abyei town. Teams are discussing the provision of aid in the north with authorities.

March 04, 2011



Tunisia 2011 © Naoufel Dridi/MSF

Migrant workers and others who fled the violence in Libya and are now at the Tunisian border awaiting repatriation to their home countries.

March 03, 2011

MSF expresses concern over the deteriorating situation in the Ivory Coast and the border region with Liberia, and seeks to assist refugees and internally displaced people fleeing escalating violence.

March 02, 2011

"We seek increased access to affordable lifesaving medicines, vaccines and diagnostic tools in developing countries and to stimulate the development of urgently needed better tools for our field teams and people in countries where MSF works."

March 01, 2011

Like other areas in the west, Misurata has so far been inaccessible to aid workers because of insecurity.

February 28, 2011

Obstetric fistulas are one of the most serious consequences of obstructed labor. An estimated 2 million women in developing countries are living with fistulas, many on the margins of society.

February 28, 2011

MSF is supporting medical facilities in and around Benghazi and reinforcing its medical teams to assist victims of violence inside Libya

February 28, 2011

As fierce fighting continues in and around Mogadishu, MSF medical teams are treating dozens of severely wounded people at the main hospital in Daynile.

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