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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May 27, 2011

In Malawi, MSF is working with the local health system to shift responsibilities from doctors to nurses and lay workers, in order to reduce pressure on qualified health staff. In this 5-part video-clip series, MSF demonstrates tools and models that could help make improved treatment accessible to many more. Between 8-10 June 2011, world leaders will meet in New York to decide on the future of the millions needing treatment urgently. By sharing this video, help us spread the word that there is NO EXCUSE for governments to leave 10 million people untreated! See www.doctorswithoutborders.org/stopthevirus for more info.

May 27, 2011

In northern Mozambique, MSF is empowering HIV-patients to take an active part in managing their disease. In this 5-part video-clip series, MSF demonstrates tools and models that could help make improved treatment accessible to many more. Between 8-10 June 2011, world leaders will meet in New York to decide on the future of the millions needing treatment urgently. By sharing this video, help us spread the word that there is NO EXCUSE for governments to leave 10 million people untreated! See www.doctorswithoutborders.org/stopthevirus for more info.

May 27, 2011

Governments will meet at the UN in New York for an HIV/AIDS Summit June 8-10 to discuss the future of the global response to HIV. Hanging in the balance will be the lives of the ten million people.

May 27, 2011

“The city center has been shelled every afternoon over the last few days, with several rockets landing just 100 to 200 meters from the hospital,” said Dr. Morten Rostrup of MSF.

May 26, 2011

MSF is responding to the needs of people fleeing and caught in the violence that erupted over the weekend.

May 26, 2011

Jacqueline Tong, Olaf Valverde, Claude Mahoudeau, Oliver Yun, Francois Chappuis
Confl Health 2011;5:7
Conflict and Health

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May 25, 2011

With violence escalating in a refugee camp on the Tunisia-Libya border, MSF expressed alarm over the deteriorating living conditions encountered by refugees stranded in temporary camps.

May 24, 2011

Allen Grolla, Steven M. Jones, Lisa Fernando, James E. Strong, Ute Ströher, Peggy Möller, Janusz T. Paweska, Felicity Burt, Pedro Pablo Palma, Armand Sprecher, Pierre Formenty, Cathy Roth, Heinz Feldmann
PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2011;5(5):e1183
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases

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May 22, 2011

In an MSF study, mortality rates were observed to be 50 percent lower among young children in Niger who received highly nutritious supplemental food.

May 22, 2011

In Zémio, southeastern Central African Republic (CAR), thousands of people are still living in displaced persons camps, a year after they fled attacks by the Lords Resistance Army (LRA) in their village. An MSF team provides about 600 consultations per week. Photographs by Sarah Elliott.

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