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.



February 28, 2011

In addition to integrating diagnosis and treatment pf Chagas disease in health centers, MSF visits remote communities and schools assisting the populations unable to reach the clinics.

February 26, 2011

Three medical facilities that MSF visited on Friday evening are facing shortages of medical materials and drugs; MSF will provide the supplies and continue making assessments.

February 25, 2011

MSF medical team inside Libya attempts to reach health facilities with high numbers of injured people, but additional MSF teams with urgently-needed medical supplies blocked from entering the country.

February 24, 2011

A six-person MSF team has crossed the border from Egypt into eastern Libya with a truckload of medicines and medical materials. For now, insecurity makes it impossible to bring urgently needed humanitarian aid to Tripoli.

February 24, 2011

Over the past two years, MSF has provided more than 8,000 mental health consultations to Palestinian refugees living in Lebanon's Burj el-Barajneh camp.

February 23, 2011

The most widely used method to test patients for TB fails to identify the disease in about half of the cases. But a long-awaited new test is raising hopes that we will be able to identify TB more effectively, get patients on treatment faster, and help reign in this deadly epidemic.

February 23, 2011

In southern Sudan, most medical facilities were destroyed during more than two decades of civil war. Now, the dire lack of health clinics, the long distances involved in reaching them, often days of walking and the unattainable costs of care are all barriers to people seeking medical help.

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February 23, 2011

Children in developing countries will finally have access to this vaccine. But two multinational pharmaceutical companies are receiving a significant payout as part of the scheme.

February 23, 2011

An innovative partnership between MSF and the Zip Zap Circus school in South Africa helped children from Khayelitsha township and Cape Town who are living with HIV take the stage and soar on World Aids Day.

February 23, 2011

Since last December, tens of thousands of people have fled post-election violence in Ivory Coast and sought refuge across the country’s border with Liberia.