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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September 13, 2010

People living with HIV/AIDS are already feeling the impact as international funders back away from promises to fund treatment in developing countries.

September 13, 2010

In Tegucigalpa, MSF has launched an emergency dengue intervention, including treatment of children under 15, community outreach, and fighting the disease with vector control.

September 13, 2010

"Already, we’ve had reports of something like 25 to 30 villages that have been completely swamped by this water."

September 11, 2010

Muzaffargarh, Pakistan — Sughra Ramzan knew something was wrong when strange pains began ripping through her stomach for the second time. The pregnant mother feared her baby was in trouble — but there was nothing she could do… Like Ramzan, tens of thousands of expectant moms were marooned by floods that have swallowed an area of Pakistan larger than Florida. Some 18 million people have been affected, 70 percent of them women and children, in the country's worst natural disaster.  

September 10, 2010

In Niger more than two million children are entering the peak of what authorities say is a particularly devastating hunger season causing a severe risk of malnutrition-related fatalities.  

September 09, 2010

Patients jammed rudimentary clinics and health workers in surgical masks sprayed anti-bacterial solution on muddy paths as the government struggled to contain a cholera epidemic that has killed nearly 800 Nigerians in two months.

September 09, 2010

Frank Smithuis, Moe Kyaw Kyaw, Ohn Phe, Thein Win, Pyay Phyo Aung, Aung Pyay Phyo Oo, Arkar Linn Naing, Mya Yee Nyo, Naing Zaw Htun Myint, Mallika Imwong, Elizabeth Ashley, Sue J Lee, Nicholas J White
Lancet Infectious Diseases 2010;10(10):673-81. (doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(10)70187-0)

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September 09, 2010

Following deadly violence that took place in the Tabarat market in Tawila, North Darfur State, MSF provided urgent care to 46 wounded male patients, including one child.

September 09, 2010

"Dengue needs to be fought on a daily basis—we must never lower our guard."

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