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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August 30, 2011

On August 18, MSF officially inaugurated its new specialized emergency obstetric care hospital in Port-au-Prince.

August 29, 2011

Chagas has been a scourge of the developing world for decades—particularly in poor Latin American countries, where a bug known as the kissing bug transmits the disease—but it's increasingly becoming a U.S. health problem.  

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August 27, 2011

More part of Tripoli are becoming accessible but the situation remains very tense, and MSF, which has expanded its teams and efforts in the capital, has witnessed some shocking scenes. 

August 26, 2011

Over the past 48 hours, MSF has been continuing to assess medical facilities in Tripoli and has begun to provide medical support, while continuing to provide lifesaving support elsewhere in the country.

August 25, 2011

MSF Head of Mission Jonathan Whittall describes what he and the MSF team in Tripoli are seeing as the fighting intensifies and the number of wounded grows in the capital.

August 23, 2011

As the number of malnourished children continues to rise, it is clear that more assistance is necessary for the already vulnerable Somali population.

August 23, 2011

MSF treated more than 100 people, including many women and children who'd been shot, in the South Sudan town of Pieri following a brutal rampage in Jonglei State last week.

August 23, 2011

Given the events of recent days, MSF is staying prepared in the event that there is any escalation of strife in Gaza.

August 22, 2011

MSF is preparing to expand its medical response in western Libya to meet urgent humanitarian needs.

August 19, 2011

Duncan McLean, MSF program manager for Somalia, talks about the difficulties of working in Somalia today.

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