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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June 12, 2011

The three refugee camps run by the UN's refugee agency in Dadaab—50 miles from Somalia—are already severely overcrowded. But more and more people arrive there every day, seeking security.

June 09, 2011

MSF is expanding its assistance in Misrata, Benghazi, Zintan, in camps along the Libyan-Tunisian border, and on the Italian islands of Lampedusa and Sicily.

June 09, 2011

The participants of the UN Summit on AIDS took a critical step by committing to reach 15 million people with HIV treatment by 2015, but they must take concrete action to truly make this happen.

June 09, 2011

Survivors of the violence in western Ivory Coast talk about their experiences and their hopes and fears for the future.

June 09, 2011

MSF joined several other organizations on a march to the United Nations on June 8, ahead of the UN's global summit on HIV/AIDS policies, calling on world leaders to expand treatment and to provide the funding to stem new infections and save more lives.

June 08, 2011

New research has proved conclusively that treatment of HIV can reduce the transmission of the disease from one person to another by 96 percent. In other words, HIV treatment is also HIV prevention. The UN Summit on HIV/AIDS starts on June 8 and officials will decide on a blueprint for the next decade of the global response to the epidemic. Will global leaders act now to save millions of lives and prevent millions of new infections?

June 08, 2011

Many villages are still empty, their communities hiding in the bush, displaced in camps, or living as refugees in Liberia.

June 06, 2011

Siama Musine lives and works in Kibera, a deprived area of Kenya's capital Nairobi. She, along with Charles Sako and Catherine Atieno, is HIV positive and receives treatment through MSF's clinic in Kibera. Six years ago, they were all given disposable cameras for a week to document their lives on HIV treatment. From those photos, we created a project called 'My Life with HIV.'  Now, ahead of a UN Summit on HIV/AIDS this week in New York, we've been back to visit them and to hear how their lives have moved on. The latest scientific research shows that treating people with HIV/AIDS not only saves lives but also can prevent the virus from spreading. The full, busy and vibrant lives you'll see portrayed here are the living proof of the benefits HIV treatment has brought to individuals, their families and wider communities.

June 06, 2011

Now that research has shown that HIV treatment can reduce transmission by 96 percent, governments meeting at the UN Summit on AIDS must agree to put nine million people on treatment over the next four years.

June 05, 2011

Charles Sako lives and works in Kibera, a deprived area of Kenya's capital Nairobi. He, along with Catherine Atieno and Siama Musine, is HIV positive and receives treatment through MSF's clinic in Kibera. Six years ago, they were all given disposable cameras for a week to document their lives on HIV treatment. From those photos, we created a project called 'My Life with HIV'. Now, ahead of a UN Summit on HIV/AIDS this week in New York, we've been back to visit them and to hear how their lives have moved on. The latest scientific research shows that treating people with HIV/AIDS not only saves lives but also can prevent the virus from spreading. The full, busy and vibrant lives you'll see portrayed here are the living proof of the benefits HIV treatment has brought to individuals, their families and wider communities.

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