MSF frequently publishes updates, press releases, and other forms of communication about its work in roughly 70 countries around the world. See the list below for the most recent updates or search by location, topic, or year.



July 01, 2009

"As a soldier in the Kosovo Conflict, I witnessed humans at their most violent and inhumane; yet I also saw humans at their most compassionate and selfless in the form of [MSF]", says singer-songwriter James Blunt, a long-time supporter of MSF.

June 30, 2009

Pakistan’s Mardan District, in North West Frontier Province, is trying to cope with an influx of more than one million people fleeing war in the region. MSF has increased the number of hospital wards in the Mardan Medical Complex and is supporting the nearby Takht Bhai Rural Health Center to help treat the growing number of patients.

June 29, 2009

Emmanuel Guibert, illustrator of The Photographer, and Juliette Fournot, MSF former head of mission in Afghanistan,  were featured on NPR's 'All Things Considered' program.

June 29, 2009

One month after cyclone Aila struck Bangladesh and the eastern Indian state of West Bengal, people continue to suffer from ongoing floods during high tide. Shelter, drinking water, food and sanitation are badly needed. People in remote areas have reportedly still not received any help.

June 26, 2009

In the early evening of Wednesday, June 24, 2009, a private vehicle rented by Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) was attacked in North Galcayo, Somalia as it returned from referring a patient from one MSF facility in the south of the city to another facility in the north.

June 24, 2009

Gerardo Priotto, Serena Kasparian, Wilfried Mutombo, Daniel Ngouama, Sara Ghorashian, Ute Arnold, Salah Ghabri, Elisabeth Baudin, Vincent Buard, Serge Kazadi-Kyanza, Médard Ilunga, Willy Mutangala, Gabriele Pohlig, Caecilia Schmid, Unni Karunakara, Els Torreele, Victor Kande
Lancet 2009;374:56-64

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June 23, 2009

Laila is one of 25,000 unregistered Rohingya refugees in the area who have sought a safe place to live on the outskirts of the state-endorsed refugee camp supported by the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). Unlike their approximately 10,000 registered counterparts, the unregistered refugees in Kutupalong struggle to survive day to day, living in squalid conditions, vulnerable to ill health and exploitation.

June 23, 2009

Klaudia Porten, Karen Sailor, Eric Comte, Adelaide Njikap, Agnes Sobry, Francois Sihom, Abanda Meva'a, Sarah Eyangoh, Mark Myatt, Fabienne Nackers, Rebecca F. Grais
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 2009;3:e466. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000466)

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June 22, 2009

Yolanda Mueller, Dawson B. Mbulamberi, Peter Odermatt, Axel Hoffmann, Louis Loutan, François Chappuis
Trop Med Int Health 2009;14:910-7.
Tropical Medicine & International Health

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June 20, 2009

MSF doctor James Maskalyk recounts his six months in Abyei, Sudan, caring for noncombatants trapped in a civil war, first in a popular blog and now in this moving photography book.