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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December 09, 2010

Just across the Somali border lies a complex of overcrowded refugee camps filled with shelters made of twigs, reeds, and whatever scraps inhabitants can find. Each month, about 5,000 new people arrive at the camps, and must carve out space outside the official boundaries. Without access to adequate shelter, food, clean water and sanitation, they are exposed and vulnerable.

December 09, 2010

MSF teams are still managing to provide medical care, including responding to the cholera epidemic and treating persons wounded in the violence.

December 08, 2010

In Cite Soleil, Port-au-Prince, MSF is providing hundreds of tons of water every day, but it's not even close to meeting all the needs in that area.

December 08, 2010

MSF has been treating women with cholera who are in labor and in the late stages of pregnancy in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, since November. Many of the women have lost their babies due to the effects of cholera.

December 08, 2010

“We often see only the tip of the iceberg, as we know there are people who are dying from cholera in the rural communities."

December 07, 2010

Several low-income countries highly affected by HIV risk being entirely or partly disqualified from the current funding round by the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria.

December 06, 2010

This month, in Mali and Niger, MSF will support the provision of a promising new vaccine that could prevent future outbreaks of the deadliest form of meningitis.

December 06, 2010

Communications is a crucial component of MSF's cholera response in Cap Haïtien and elsewhere.

December 02, 2010

An MSF team of a Haitian health promoter and an international staff psychologist  travel to different areas in the Artibonite region to promote MSF's cholera treatment services and inform the public on how to prevent getting the disease.

December 02, 2010

In the Cité Soleil area of Port-au-Prince, MSF distributes 300,000  liters of water every day to more than 15,000 people. Here, MSF water and sanitation specialist Katelijne Van Eyck conducts much-needed water testing.

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