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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December 16, 2010

One of many so-called megacities growing at rapid speeds around the world, Lagos attracts a steady flow of people from rural areas of Nigeria and from other countries. MSF is offering free-of-charge medical services in three slum areas of Lagos, including Makoko, where teams are running a clinic on land and constructing a rather unique small clinic on water.

December 16, 2010

As southern Sudan heads towards a January 9, 2010, referendum on secession, it is battling to contain the biggest kala azar outbreak in the region in eight years.

December 16, 2010

In 2010, MSF responded to medical emergencies and provided nutritional support, reproductive healthcare, kala azar treatment, counseling services, surgery, and pediatric and obstetric care.

December 16, 2010

"We found that two factors were irregular this year. First, it was highly unusual that cases would begin as early as July. This is seven weeks earlier than last year. Secondly, the high number of cases..."

December 15, 2010

The cholera epidemic continues, stabilizing in some areas while worsening in others.

December 14, 2010

Amidst the lush landscape and breathtaking natural beauty of Guatemala, more than half the population lives below the poverty line and suffers from chronic malnutrition.

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December 14, 2010

Twitter announced its list of the Top 10 most powerful tweets of the year on Tuesday, and TODAY show anchor Ann Curry’s 50-character message imploring the Air Force to allow physicians to land in Haiti to administer aid to the injured and dying came in No. 1.

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December 13, 2010

KABUL, Afghanistan — At least 100 relief workers in Afghanistan have been killed so far this year, far more than in any previous year, prompting a debate within humanitarian organizations about whether American military strategy is putting them and the Afghans they serve at unnecessary risk.

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December 13, 2010

As a result of a recent influx of migrants and asylum seekers, detention facilities in Greece are overcrowded and conditions in the cells are appalling.

December 12, 2010

Broadcast through ARTE (Association Relative à la Télévision Européenne) television network in December 2009, Scars of  War, or Les blessures de la guerre d’Irak, is a 20-minute documentary focused on war-wounded Iraqi patients inside MSF's reconstructive surgery project in Amman, Jordan.

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