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 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.

March 06, 2012

Every 90 seconds a woman dies from childbirth or from a pregnancy-related complication; hundreds of thousands of lives can be saved.

March 06, 2012

MSF is assisting university hospital teams treating those injured in an explosion in the city of Brazzaville.

March 06, 2012

Elizabeth Wentzel was 52 when the youngest of her five children went off to college. “It’s my time,” the women’s reproductive health nurse, who is divorced, declared.

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