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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October 14, 2010

The Kashmir Valley has been in the midst of increasing civil unrest since June. Violent, deadly clashes between protestors and security forces have led to strict 24-hour curfews and an even more pronounced military presence on the streets, the combination of which has kept people from accessing much-needed mental health care. MSF has been providing psychological care in Kashmir since 2002 and since June the team has had to adjust its strategy to in order to reach those who need help the most.

October 14, 2010

The world’s top food aid donors continue to supply and finance nutritionally substandard foods to developing countries, despite conclusive evidence of their ineffectiveness in reducing childhood malnutrition.

October 14, 2010

An open letter from Sophie Delaunay, Executive Director of MSF-USA, urging the U.S. to stop supplying nutritionally substandard food to malnourished children in developing countries.

October 14, 2010

Photographer Julie Remy documented life and MSF's work in the Dhaka slum of Kamrangirchar, a rapidly expanding settlement on the banks of a badly polluted river where health needs are significant and often go unmet.

October 14, 2010

Snapshots from MSF mental health programs in Kashmir, Democratic Republic of Congo, and Iraq show some of the complex issues confronted by those who seek counseling.  

October 13, 2010

In the world's fastest growing city, on the banks of a perilously polluted river, MSF runs a primary health care center that provides care to children under five and pregnant and lactating women.

October 13, 2010

Since the flooding began, MSF has been working to ensure that people can get the clean and safe water they need.

October 08, 2010

“Treating malnutrition in children under the age of five is essential. This improves their chance at survival while their immune system is still developing."  

October 08, 2010

Treatment provided is futile if children return to contaminated sites and continue to be exposed to high lead levels. Villages known to be contaminated must urgently be cleaned up, so that exposure to lead is prevented.

October 07, 2010

Millions of people in developing countries rely on affordable generic medicines produced in countries including India to stay alive. But the European Commission is pushing aggressive policies that will severely restrict people’s access to these lifesaving medicines.

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