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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August 26, 2010

With intense fighting raging in Mogadishu, MSF's Daynile Hospital treated the largest influx of wounded people it has seen since the beginning of the year.

August 26, 2010

In his July 28, 2010 blog post Moonbats Against Israel Alan Dershowitz made unfounded allegations about Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), the international medical humanitarian organization. His criticisms were based on erroneous reporting in July in the Israeli daily Haaretz, on what allegedly transpired between a group of Israeli doctors and an MSF medical team in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) earlier this summer.

August 24, 2010

James Kambaki, MSF project coordinator in Balochistan province, reports on the situation and on MSF's activities.

August 24, 2010

Less than 100 babies contract HIV from their mothers in US every year, while 18,000 known cases occur in Uganda. We visit one MSF-supported program to prevent such transmission, in Madi Opei.

August 24, 2010

A month after floods began spreading across Pakistan, MSF continues to scale up activities and expand its work to new locations

August 23, 2010

These patients must adjust to a whole new reality of living with paralysis in a post-conflict setting and they are trying to come to terms with the permanent loss of movement and sensation that is a daily reminder of the war.

August 20, 2010

Cholera is endemic in Pakistan, and conditions created by the recent floods greatly compound the possibility of an epidemic outbreak. MSF is taking every precaution to prevent such an outbreak from happening while preparing for a large scale response if it does.

August 20, 2010

Water sources have been lost or contaminated in Mingora, leaving this population at risk of rapidly spreading diseases. MSF is now providing 200,000 liters of fresh water there every day.

August 20, 2010

A young woman who sustained a spinal cord injury during the war between government troops and rebels last year, receives treatment and community support at an MSF treatment facility in Vavuniya.

August 20, 2010

MSF has set up an additional base in Pagil, in Jonglei State, Southern Sudan, to deal with an alarming increase in the number of patients infected with kala azar—or visceral leishmaniasis.

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