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 23, 2011

Across North Africa and the Middle East, MSF has been supplying and assisting hospitals and health structures where medical staff face increased numbers of injured people.

March 23, 2011

A promising new test will finally help detect more people with drug-resistant tuberculosis, a development that lends greater urgency to solve major problems surrounding the pricing and supply of DR-TB medicines

March 22, 2011

Photographs by Krisanne Johnson. Happiness Dlamini is an MSF patient on treatment for multi drug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) in Swaziland. The treatment for MDR-TB requires taking less effective drugs with terrible side effects for up to two years. Happiness has 21 months of treatment remaining.

March 22, 2011

Dr Andrei Slavuckij, who has been following the evolution of TB in the former Soviet Union for the past dozen years, discusses the dynamics of the disease in a post-Soviet landscape.

March 21, 2011

In Ethiopia’s western Gambella Province, MSF teams are working to provide access to health care to an extremely remote and mobile population.

March 21, 2011

After fighting forced MSF to pull out of Libya, emergency coordinator Simon Burroughs talks about the effort to get back into the country and the need for all parties to allow medical staff to work freely.

March 21, 2011

MSF is providing medical consultations in evacuation centers in Minami Sanriku, where some 10,000 people are housed in 20 locations.

March 20, 2011

In Kampong Cham, a small MSF team is working to improve TB care in the provincial hospital and fill gaps in a national system that is struggling to manage the region's high TB burden.

March 20, 2011

Dr. Francis Varaine, an MSF TB expert, discusses the potential impact of this new test, which greatly improves the detection of drug-resistant TB

March 19, 2011

The Japanese Red Cross has not asked for financial assistance, though other branches of the Red Cross and other relief agencies are collecting money targeted for the country. But Japan is not Haiti in that it is a rich country with a disaster relief infrastructure in place. Some are arguing that individuals should not donate their money specifically for Japan. Jennifer Tierney, US Director of Development, explains why MSF is not accepting restricted donations for Japan.

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