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.

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May 26, 2009

Dr. James Maskalyk, author of "Six Months in Sudan", recounts his work with MSF in Sudan, treating malnourished patients and fended off a measles epidemic with limited resources.

May 26, 2009

Rony Zachariah, Katie Harries, Massaquoi Moses, Marcel  Manzi, Arnould  Line, Beatrice Mwagomba, Anthony D. Harries
Tropical Medicine & International Health 2009;14:713-721. (doi: 10.1111/j.1365-3156.2009.02291.x)

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May 25, 2009

Interview with MSF nurse Donna Canali about a recent spike in violence in war-ravaged Somalia that is causing a refugee crisis.

May 22, 2009

MSF has been forced to make the decision to temporarily evacuate its team, as the insecurity in and around the town has reached dangerous levels. MSF is the only healthcare provider in Pibor town.

May 21, 2009

The volatile situation in Pakistan’s North West Frontier Province (NWFP) continues to force more and more civilians to flee their homes. A total of 27 camps in six different districts have been set up to give temporary shelter, but many people remain trapped in the conflict areas, due to insecurity and strict curfews, prevented from gaining access to food, water and emergency medical care.

May 20, 2009

Interview with Jane Boggini, MSF nurse and field coordinator, just returned from Zimbabwe where she worked during a major cholera outbreak.

May 20, 2009

As the Sri Lankan government declares the end of the conflict, thousands of people are leaving the Vanni, the former conflict zone, and arriving in Vavuniya district in desperate need of medical care.

May 20, 2009

"There is no fighting in this book. No great warriors are exalted. The story is about those who live on the fringes of war and care for its human detritus. By the end of the book the image or picture of a weapon is distasteful. And if you can achieve this, you have gone a long way to imparting the truth about warfare."

May 20, 2009

MSF denounces the growing pressure applied by Thailand’s army to force the 5,000 Hmong refugees living in Huai Nam Khao camp, in northern Thailand, to return to Laos. Increasingly restrictive measures have forced MSF to put a stop to its assistance activities after some four years of presence in the camp.

May 19, 2009

A new book portrays the journey one photographer took with the group into war-torn Afghanistan. Listen to The World's Clarck Boyd on The Photographer.

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