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 08, 2011

MSF responds to Gilead Sciences's announcement that it will be donating drugs for the treatment of 50,000 patients suffering from visceral leishmaniasis.

December 07, 2011

As the 1951 Convention relating to the Status of Refugees turns 60, millions of refugees – confined in camps, or scraping an existence in rural areas and cities – are facing a critical humanitarian situation. Refugees’ health and lives are being put in danger as a result of restrictive government policies and serious shortfalls in assistance. Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is extremely concerned by the global trend to restrict the movements of refugees and asylum seekers and to deprive them of the protection they need and are entitled to.

December 07, 2011

2011 marks the sixtieth anniversary of the Convention relating to the Status of Refugees, yet the world's 15.1 million refugees have little reason to celebrate. Christopher Stokes, general director of MSF Belgium, discusses the past, present, and future of the Convention.

December 07, 2011

MSF study shows cryptococcal meningitis as leading cause of death, but access to best treatment is a major challenge

December 06, 2011

After 20 years outside the country, Dr. Sohur Mire came back to Somaliland to work with MSF.

December 05, 2011

Social news website Reddit claims its recent fundraising campaign has generated over $150,000 in donations to Doctors Without Borders.

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December 02, 2011

As Africa’s AIDS Conference convenes in Addis Ababa, the promise of new scientific evidence showing treatment helps prevent transmission is mitigated by grave concerns about global funding of HIV programs.

December 02, 2011

Christine Leon, an epidemiologist working for Doctors Without Borders, provides insight into the real consequences of a reduced foreign aid budget on hundreds of thousands of HIV-positive patients in Mozambique.  

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December 01, 2011

This special "Year in Pictures" issue brings you images from MSF's activities all over the world in 2011. These photos chronicle the response to the humanitarian crisis in the Horn of Africa; ongoing programs in conflict-affected areas of Afghanistan, Ivory Coast, Libya, and others; the birth of South Sudan, the world's newest nation; MSF's continuing work in the Democratic Republic of Congo; and more. Also read a new Field Journal from an MSF nurse who spent 14 months in Haiti providing care in the aftermath of the earthquake.

December 01, 2011

On World AIDS Day, President Obama announces that he is seeking additional federal money for efforts to prevent and treat HIV/AIDS in the United States and globally.
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