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.



July 20, 2010

On June 10, violent clashes between Kyrgyz and Uzbeks erupted in southern Kyrgyzstan, lasting five days, leading to major population displacement both in and outside the country. Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) began its emergency response on June 15.

July 19, 2010

The American Medical Association examines the current financing situation for HIV/AIDS programs in the midst of a persistent global economic crisis.

July 19, 2010

International donors are disregarding scientific evidence and seeking short-term cost savings at the expense of ten million people in need of treatment for HIV/AIDS.

July 19, 2010

Need to Know takes a closer look at how the U.S. food aid system is part of the problem in combating childhood malnutrition.

July 19, 2010

Five weeks after violent clashes erupted in the south of Kyrgyzstan, MSF continues to deal with cases of violence on a daily basis.

July 17, 2010

Mar Pujades-Rodríguez, Suna Balkan, Line Arnould, Martin A. W. Brinkhof, Alexandra Calmy; for the AIDS Working Group of MSF
JAMA 2010;304(3):303-12.

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July 15, 2010

MSF responds to a bomb explosion in Mingora, the main city of Swat District in Khyber Pathkunkhwa Province.

July 15, 2010

In northwestern Nigeria, MSF, in collaboration with the State Ministry of Health, continues to provide emergency treatment for children under fiver years old with lead poisoning. The cleaning up of contaminted sights remains critical to treatment activities.

July 14, 2010

Every six seconds worldwide, a child dies from malnutrition. Despite this alarming fact, childhood malnutrition remains under-documented and fundamentally misunderstood, reports Doctors Without Borders. To draw attention to the crisis, they called upon experienced photojournalists to visit seven countries, from war zones to impoverished regions to emerging economies, to create the multimedia series “Starved for Attention.”