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 06, 2010

MSF treated 42 people wounded in fighting Mogadishu this past weekend, 23 of whom were women and children under the age of 14.

July 06, 2010

In an area of northwest Nigeria, gold-mining means extremely high levels of lead-poisoning and the deaths of children. MSF treats patients for lead-poisoning for the first time in the organization's history.   Additional music: "Love Theme" © David Merson Hess  

July 02, 2010

Though the WHO announced that the reported number of new cases of sleeping sickness has has dropped below 10,000 for the first time in 50 years, sustained research and development for new diagnostics and treatment remain an urgent priority.

July 01, 2010

MSF is working to establish a medical model for treating children with severe acute malnutrition in India, but it is not without its challenges. We give you a sample of photos from MSF's multimedia documentary project about global malnutrition called "Starved for Attention." Also—read a doctor's first-hand account of overseeing the emergency response to a measles outbreak in Malawi; and see the impact that donor funds have had on MSF's work in post-earthquake Haiti.

July 01, 2010

”A fascinating window into the seldom-portrayed and less-than-glamorous side of humanitarian aid work.”

June 30, 2010

A new and improved low-cost vaccine against Meningitis A received the formal quality stamp of approval from the WHO, a move that offers great promise for the 430 million people at risk.

June 30, 2010

In the regions of Osh and Jalal-Abad, MSF continues to provide medical and psychological care and to distribute relief items to the many people who have been affected and displaced by violence.

June 30, 2010

Andrei Slavuckij, head of MSF's programs in southern Kyrgyzstan, describes the situation in Osh, two weeks after violent clashes killed hundreds of people.

June 30, 2010

With Niger once again in the grips of a nutritional crisis, MSF is hurrying to care for the most vulnerable members of the population.

June 29, 2010

Keeping babies alive during the first 28 days of their lives is challenging in some parts of the world, including Aweil, Southern Sudan, where MSF runs a neonatal care program.

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