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.



October 01, 2011

After spotting irregularities in one medication being used in Kenya, MSF is correcting the supply problem and taking all measures to ensure adequate treatment and follow-up care for patients.

September 30, 2011

"We fear that the poorest patients will not be able to pay for treatment or will be afraid to seek care."

September 28, 2011

Today in Somalia, measles is among the biggest threats to the survival of tens of thousands of vulnerable malnourished children.

September 28, 2011

Without proper treatment, half of the 370,000 children newly infected with HIV last year will die before they reach their second birthday. But very few medicines are designed and adapted specifically for children, and are affordable and practical to use in the places where they live. The Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi) recently announced a new project to help develop appropriate HIV drugs for children.

September 26, 2011

Lack of access to antiretroviral treatment and an overwhelming shortage of doctors provide challenges to AIDS patients in Mozambique.  

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September 15, 2011

MSF teams are battling a deadly combination of measles and acute malnutrition among children living in displaced persons camps in the Somali capital, Mogadishu.

September 14, 2011

Following a bomb blast today at a funeral in the Jandol area of Lower Dir in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, dozens of severely injured people have been treated by MSF teams and medical staff in the Timergara District Hospital emergency room.

September 14, 2011

As United States trade representatives thrash out an international trade deal in Chicago, truly ominous developments are unfolding behind the scenes.

September 13, 2011

To the extent possible given the conditions, MSF is battling cholera and measles outbreaks in and around the town of Marere in southern Somalia

September 12, 2011

As the Measles Initiative meets in Washington, D.C., MSF is calling for an effective outbreak response mechanism to be established immediately to deal with the rising numbers of severe outbreaks worldwide.