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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May 11, 2011

While several countries hardest hit by HIV/AIDS are improving treatment protocols to reduce deaths and illness, a lack of donor support still prevents many from implementing vital changes.

May 10, 2011

The post-election violence began to subside almost a month ago, but emergency medical needs remain at critical levels.

May 10, 2011

An MSF team working in Abidjan's Anyama Hospital since April 18 is seeing more than 120 patients and assisting with 10 births every day.

May 10, 2011

MSF has vastly expanded Abidjan's Abobo Sud hospital, which remains filled to capacity even as post-election violence lessens in Ivory Coast.

May 09, 2011

Two months after the massive earthquake and tsunami hit northeast Japan, MSF psychologists are continuing to work with survivors.

May 09, 2011

More than 27,000 migrants, refugees, and asylum seekers have arrived on the Italian island of Lampedusa since fighting began in Tunisia and Libya earlier this year. When they arrive, often after fleeing for their lives, they face appalling conditions. MSF has called once again on the Italian government to provide humane conditions for people escaping violence and abuse.

May 06, 2011

MSF has been treating hundreds of patients at its cholera treatment center (CTC) in Cameroon’s capital city of Yaoundé since March 31.

May 04, 2011

The city continues to be bombed, and insecurity prevents the population from accessing medical care.

May 04, 2011

Chronic violence and neglect in parts of northeastern Uganda's Karamoja region means 70 percent of the population has no access to any kind of health care. This affects women the most - maternal mortality rates here are 75 percent higher than the national average. MSF goals in Karamoja's Kaabong district are to strengthen government health services and to reach people who otherwise can't get to health facilities.

May 02, 2011

MSF today called on Italian authorities to drastically improve living conditions for refugees, asylum seekers, and migrants, particularly for the most vulnerable.

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