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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February 10, 2009

Riekje Elema, Clair Mills, Oliver Yun, Kamalini Lokuge, Charles Ssonko, Nashiola Nyirongo, Velepi Mtonga, Henry Zulu, David Tu, Meggy Verputten, Daniel P. O’Brien
J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care 2009;8(1):60-7.
Journal of the International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

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February 10, 2009

After attempting for almost two years to reach an agreement with China’s tuberculosis (TB) control program, MSF has given up on its efforts to start a project in Inner-Mongolia for assisting people suffering from multi-drug resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB).

February 09, 2009

A landslide hit a displaced persons’ camp in Masisi town, North Kivu Province, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on February 4, killing eight people. The majority of victims were young children; two were teenagers.

February 08, 2009

MSF-USA Executive Director Nicolas de Torrente speaks with Mark Leon Goldberg of UN Dispatch about the Top Ten Humanitarian Crises of 2008.

February 06, 2009

More than two weeks after the ceasefires, MSF medical teams in the Gaza Strip have expanded surgical, post-operative, and psychological care, particularly for people wounded during the three-week Israeli military operation last month.

February 05, 2009

Derryck B. Klarkowski, Joseph M. Wazome, Kamalini M. Lokuge, Leslie Shanks, Clair F. Mills, Daniel P. O'Brien
PLoS ONE 2009;4:e4351. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0004351)

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February 05, 2009

In Zugdidi, Georgia, nine patients suffering from resistant forms of tuberculosis (TB) have completed their treatment after two years of adhering to a daily drug regimen. Jocelyne Madrilène, MSF head of mission in Zugdidi, explains why these recoveries are satisfying for the patients and the entire medical staff.

February 04, 2009

The event in question occurred on 24 December 2008, in a village in the area of Batande, seven kilometers north of Doruma, in the Haut-Uele. This testimony was collected in Doruma on 30 December.

February 04, 2009

Dungu/Kinshasa, DRC/Geneva/Nairobi, February 4, 2009 – As the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) continues to unleash violence against the people of Haut-Uélé in north-eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the intensity of the targeted violence has prompted MSF to denounce MONUC—the United Nations peacekeeping force in eastern DRC—for its inaction in protecting the population. Tens of villages have been burned, hundreds of civilians have been stabbed or clubbed to death, and men, women, and children have been abducted.

February 03, 2009

Located on one of the busiest street corners of Port-au-Prince, Haiti, the 75-bed Jude Anne Hospital has been operating well beyond its capacity since Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) opened the facilities in March of 2006.

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