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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September 01, 2009

Morna Cornell, Karl Technau, Lara Fairall, Robin Wood, Harry Moultrie, Gilles Van Cutsem, Janet Giddy, Lerato Mohapi, Brian Eley, Patrick MacPhail, Hans Prozesky, Helena Rabie, Mary-Ann Davies, Nicola Maxwell, Andrew Boulle, International epidemiologic Databases to Evaluate AIDS Southern Africa Collaboration
South African Medical Journal 2009;99(9):653-60

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September 01, 2009

We take you to northern Nigeria, where MSF is providing surgery to repair fistulas – life-altering internal injuries that can happen to women who endure prolonged, complicated labor. In Burkina Faso, malnutrition is at its annual peak and MSF is responding.We’ll hear from an MSF doctor who was there at the same time last year. You'll also hear emergency updates from MSF projects around the world.

September 01, 2009

A Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) staff member, who went missing following an armed robbery at the MSF compound in Adé in the east of Chad, has been safely released.  The international staff member was set free unharmed following 29 days in captivity at an unknown location, held by an unidentified armed group.

August 31, 2009

Indian authorities have rejected patent requests from United States pharmaceutical company Gilead Sciences for two life-saving HIV/AIDS drugs, Tenofovir and Darunavir, as they were considered to be in infringement of the patent law.

August 31, 2009

Elisabeth Sanchez-Padilla, Rebecca F Grais, Philippe J Guerin, Andrew D Steele, Marie-Eve Burny, Francisco J Luquero
Lancet Infect Dis 2009;9(9):567-76.
The Lancet Infectious Diseases

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August 31, 2009

Caroline Caluwaerts, Rosa Maendaenda, Fernando Maldonado, Marc Biot, Nathan Ford, Kathryn Chu
International Health 2009;1(1):97-101. (doi: 10.1016/j.inhe.2009.03.002)

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August 31, 2009

M Bonnet, L Gagnidze, F Varaine, A Ramsay, W Githui, PJ Guerin
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease 2009;13:1112-8.

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August 31, 2009

Mercè Herrero, Giannos Orfanos, Daniel Argaw, Abate Mulugeta, Pilar Aparicio, Fernando Parreño, Oscar Bernal, Daniel Rubens, Jaime Pedraza, Maria Angeles Lima, Laurence Flevaud, Pedro Pablo Palma, Seife Bashaye, Jorge Alvar, Caryn Bern
Am J Trop Med Hyg 2009;81:373-7.
American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

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August 27, 2009

Intense fighting among various armed groups claimed the lives of hundreds of civilians and displaced thousands more in Somalia in the first half of 2009. In addition, prolonged drought and food shortages worsened the already desperate situation of many of the country’s rural communities.

August 26, 2009

Internally displaced people (IDP) camps set up by the government and the military are mostly empty, as the overwhelming majority of the displaced are either staying with friends or relatives or in public buildings such as schools. Many people are still too afraid to return to their homes.

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