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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July 08, 2011

As a food crisis worsens and conflict continues, many people inside Somalia, and in refugee camps in Kenya and Ethiopia, urgently need assistance.

July 07, 2011

In the former Soviet bloc country of Kyrgyzstan, MSF has been supporting TB care for prisoners since 2005. The aim is to reduce transmission of TB and treat those who have it. But working within the penitentiary system, which has proven to be a fertile breeding ground for the disease, presents some major challenges.

July 07, 2011

MSF is providing urgently-needed psychosocial counseling in North Kivu province, torture, forced labor, harassment, rape, armed attacks, killings and lootings are weekly, if not daily, realities.

July 07, 2011

Terri Morris, MSF Head of Mission in South Sudan, gives us a look at the situation in what will soon be the world's newest country.

July 07, 2011

As South Sudan prepares to mark its official independence on July 9, an estimated 260,000 newly displaced people continue to face emergency needs.

July 06, 2011

South Sudan is set to be officially recognized as an independent nation on July 9, 2011. But hundreds of thousands of newly displaced people in the world’s newest country are facing emergency needs.

In May, violence between northern Sudan and South Sudan forces in the contested border region of Abyei pushed some 100,000 people from their homes. Many saw family members killed during heavy bombardments and military ambushes. Some people, terrified of the violence, traveled as far as 10 days from home seeking safety.

Photos by Gaël Turine/VU.

July 05, 2011

Doctors and other hospital staff in Libya are highly dedicated, but there is a lack of inpatient capacity in all areas of care. MSF is helping to fill the gaps in surgery, obstetrics, and neonatal care.

July 04, 2011

From Sarah Boseley's Global Health Blog: Multi-drug resistant tuberculosis is on on the rise and hard to cure. Médecins Sans Frontières wants people with the disease to blog about it, to find out what they really need.

July 04, 2011

Real stories of people living with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis. Today's feature from Swaziland: "I do get a lot of emotional support from my family, but financially we are struggling."

July 03, 2011

MSF Operations Manager Katrien Coppens discusses the organization's response to yet another incident of mass rape in eastern DRC.

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