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.



December 21, 2011

MSF is scaling up its response in South Sudan to an influx of refugees and working to prevent malnourishment in the face of a possible food shortage in Northern Bahr al Ghazal State.

December 20, 2011

MSF has released a list of important stories that had an impact on people’s ability to access needed drugs, diagnostics, and vaccines in developing countries in 2011.

December 20, 2011

MSF's first ever International General Assembly in Paris drew members from all over the world to discuss the future of the organization's medical humanitarian assistance, medical innovation, speaking out, advocacy, and logistical support.

December 19, 2011

Dr. Unni Karunakara, international president of MSF, calls on the board of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria to organize an emergency donor conference to renew commitment in the wake of the cancellation of the new round of funding applications.

December 14, 2011

On Monday, December 19, Johnson & Johnson is expected to announce whether it intends to license its patents on three lifesaving HIV/AIDS drugs to the Medicines Patent Pool, a mechanism designed to lower prices of HIV medicines and increase access to them for people in the developing world.

December 14, 2011

MSF launched a program targeted at treating cardiac emergencies in Grozny, Chechnya, in late 2010. Within just a few months, the program treated nearly 700 patients.

December 12, 2011

Follow Dr. Frédérique Eygonnet through one day at MSF's Paoua hospital, the only hospital serving the approximately 120,000 residents of this subprefecture in the Central African Republic.

December 12, 2011

"The system seems to have broken down completely. It is hugely dysfunctional at every level."

December 12, 2011

CAR is in the grips of a chronic medical emergency, according to the MSF report "Central African Republic: State of Silent Crisis".

December 11, 2011

In 2009, MSF teams witnessed the most severe escalation of violence in Southern Sudan since the signing of the peace agreement nearly five years ago.