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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February 24, 2011

Over the past two years, MSF has provided more than 8,000 mental health consultations to Palestinian refugees living in Lebanon's Burj el-Barajneh camp.

February 23, 2011

The most widely used method to test patients for TB fails to identify the disease in about half of the cases. But a long-awaited new test is raising hopes that we will be able to identify TB more effectively, get patients on treatment faster, and help reign in this deadly epidemic.

February 23, 2011

In southern Sudan, most medical facilities were destroyed during more than two decades of civil war. Now, the dire lack of health clinics, the long distances involved in reaching them, often days of walking and the unattainable costs of care are all barriers to people seeking medical help.

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February 23, 2011

Children in developing countries will finally have access to this vaccine. But two multinational pharmaceutical companies are receiving a significant payout as part of the scheme.

February 23, 2011

An innovative partnership between MSF and the Zip Zap Circus school in South Africa helped children from Khayelitsha township and Cape Town who are living with HIV take the stage and soar on World Aids Day.

February 23, 2011

Since last December, tens of thousands of people have fled post-election violence in Ivory Coast and sought refuge across the country’s border with Liberia.

February 23, 2011

The number of new cholera cases is decreasing throughout most of Haiti, but with a rainy season approaching and many underlying factors still unaddressed, there's no room for complacency.

February 22, 2011

As civil unrest leads to violent clashes in a number of countries in the Middle Eastern and Mediterranean regions, MSF emergency staff are helping to fill gaps in the medical services for people injured in the protests.

February 18, 2011

Violent conflict between government forces and armed groups in and around the town of Pinga, North Kivu Province, keeps local people trapped and unable to access medical care. MSF works in Pinga and send health workers on motorbikes to find people in urgent need of assistance.

February 17, 2011

MSF and the DRC's Ministry of Health is vaccinating more than a million children to stem a measles outbreak in Katanga Province.

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