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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October 27, 2010

Galcayo is located in south-central Somalia with a ‘green line’ that divides Galcayo South and Galcayo North between warring factions. Twenty years of violence have destroyed basic state services and the healthcare system. Women and children are particularly vulnerable, with one in 12 women dying during childbirth and one in seven children dying before his or her first birthday.

October 27, 2010

Reports from MSF projects in Gaza and Haiti, as well as on efforts to battle malnutrition and to help patients gain access to essential medicines.

October 27, 2010

A demonstration at an MSF Cholera Treatment Center in St. Marc has disrupted the outbreak response and potentially imperiled people in need of urgent medical assistance.

October 27, 2010

Like his mother and elder sister, two-year-old Pal suffered from kala azar, also known as leishmaniasis, a very serious disease, before receiving treatment from us in Pagil, Southern Sudan.

October 26, 2010

MSF and VII Photography launched the Starved for Attention campaign in early 2010. In an effort to rewrite the story of malnutrition, the campaign seeks to reform the double standard of international food aid.

October 26, 2010

In December 2009, MSF welcomed the idea of a patent pool to help lower the costs of HIV medicines in developing countries. An important milestone has just been reached; the first patent has been offered by The National Institute of Health.  

October 26, 2010

With a new surgical program in Gaza, MSF and local health authorities are trying to reduce the time patients spend waiting for the surgeries they need.

October 26, 2010

Mirlanda, a young MSF patient in Haiti who lost her mother and a leg to the earthquake, is a source of inspiration to the MSF staff, her fellow patients, and the photographer who captured her spirit in these images. Photographs by Nicola Vigilanti.

October 26, 2010

The Bon Marche Hospital in Bunia was started by MSF in 2003 after years of conflict and instability had rendered the national health services almost non-existent. This year, MSF handed over medical activites back to the country's ministry of health.  

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