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 02, 2010

In the Cité Soleil area of Port-au-Prince, MSF distributes 300,000  liters of water every day to more than 15,000 people. Here, MSF water and sanitation specialist Katelijne Van Eyck conducts much-needed water testing.

December 02, 2010

The Meningitis Vaccine Project was launched in 2001 with the main goal of creating an affordable vaccine that would respond to a specific meningitis strain that plagues Africa each year.

December 02, 2010

"With the extended protection offered by this vaccine, we can hopefully prevent the epidemics from taking place at all."

December 02, 2010

"The biggest problem is that the baby is at critical risk due to the mother’s dehydration—the baby will not receive enough oxygen, blood flow, or the necessary nutrients, which causes distress."

December 02, 2010

A nurse recently back from an MSF cholera treatment center in Port-de-Paix recounts what she saw, what was accomplished, and what remains to be done in the effort to battle the cholera outbreak in Haiti.

December 01, 2010

Treating children with HIV goes beyond putting them on medication. Patient support specifically targeted to children helps motivate them to stick with their treatment regimen. But there has yet to be a scientific study to help determine the best practices for providing this support.

December 01, 2010

Liza Ramlow, a 62-year-old midwife from Massachusetts, has been working in Nigeria since this past May in some of the most deprived slums in Lagos.

December 01, 2010

MSF is providing free medical care in the Lagos slums, where people struggle to make a living in overcrowded conditions and few can afford to see a doctor.

December 01, 2010

Chiara M, Zachariah R, Homa M, Bhanumati V, Ladomirska J, Manzi M, Wilson N, Alaka D, Harries AD
Indian J Med Res 2010;132(6):683-9.
Indian Journal of Medical Research

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December 01, 2010

Minetti A, Camelique O, Hsa Thaw K, Thi S, Swaddiwudhipong W, Hewison C, Pinoges L, Bonnet M, Guerin PJ
Int J Tuberc Lung Dis 2010;14(12):1589-95
International Journal of Tuberculosis and Lung Disease

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