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 18, 2011

Disassociating itself from armed activities and related declarations following the abduction, MSF is engaging with all relevant actors to seek a safe resolution.

October 17, 2011

With conflict ongoing in northern Afghanistan, MSF opened a 55-bed surgical hospital in Kunduz Province, the only trauma center of its kind in this part of the country.

October 14, 2011

MSF teams are running 13 medical-nutritional programs throughout south and central Somalia, but the intricacies of clan rivalries, the absence of an effective government, and general insecurity make it very difficult to reach the level of assistance that is needed.

October 14, 2011

On October 13, Dr. Gabriele Rossi, MSF emergency coordinator, discussed the very serious situation in Sirte.

October 13, 2011

A driver was injured and two medical staff are missing after an attack on their vehicle in Dadaab, Kenya, on October 13.

October 13, 2011

Huge numbers of Somalis have left the country’s central regions to seek refuge in the capital, Mogadishu, since July. They have had to leave due to poor agricultural production, loss of livestock because of drought, increasing prices, and perpetual insecurity. Once they reach Mogadishu, however, they are vulnerable to a host of health problems.

Photos by Yann Libessart/MSF

October 13, 2011

An MSF driver was injured and two MSF staff were abducted in Dadaab, Kenya, during an incident on October 13. A crisis team has been set up to find a rapid and safe resolution.

October 13, 2011

Despite some recent gains in the fight against childhood malnutrition, the global food aid system largely continues to provide substandard foods to millions of malnourished children.

October 11, 2011

Since July, more than 150,000 Somalis have left the provinces of the country's central region to seek refuge in Mogadishu.

October 11, 2011

Though the number of people in Gaza suffering after-effects of serious injuries has increased in recent years, it remains very difficult to obtain access to appropriate, specialized care.

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