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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October 14, 2010

Photographer Julie Remy documented life and MSF's work in the Dhaka slum of Kamrangirchar, a rapidly expanding settlement on the banks of a badly polluted river where health needs are significant and often go unmet.

October 14, 2010

Snapshots from MSF mental health programs in Kashmir, Democratic Republic of Congo, and Iraq show some of the complex issues confronted by those who seek counseling.  

October 13, 2010

In the world's fastest growing city, on the banks of a perilously polluted river, MSF runs a primary health care center that provides care to children under five and pregnant and lactating women.

October 13, 2010

Since the flooding began, MSF has been working to ensure that people can get the clean and safe water they need.

October 08, 2010

“Treating malnutrition in children under the age of five is essential. This improves their chance at survival while their immune system is still developing."  

October 08, 2010

Treatment provided is futile if children return to contaminated sites and continue to be exposed to high lead levels. Villages known to be contaminated must urgently be cleaned up, so that exposure to lead is prevented.

October 07, 2010

Millions of people in developing countries rely on affordable generic medicines produced in countries including India to stay alive. But the European Commission is pushing aggressive policies that will severely restrict people’s access to these lifesaving medicines.

October 07, 2010

As the European Commission (EC) resumes negotiations today on a trade agreement with India that could block access to lifesaving generic medicines, MSF launches a global campaign to stop Europe’s multiple attempts to restrict access to these medicines for patients across the developing world.

October 06, 2010

Patrice Piola, Carolyn Nabasumba, Eleanor Turyakira, Mehul Dhorda, Niklas Lindegardh, Dan Nyehangane, Georges Snounou, Elizabeth A Ashley, Rose McGready, Francois Nosten, Philippe J Guerin
Lancet Infectious Diseases 2010;10(11):762-9. (doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(10)70202-4)

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October 06, 2010

MSF’s priority has been to provide flood-affected populations with access to health care free of charge, clean water, and essential items such as cooking kits, hygiene kits, and tents.

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