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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June 04, 2010

Following recent clashes in Somalia’s Galgaduud region, MSF is treating wounded patients in Istarlin hospital in Guri-el. The 80-bed hospital has been working to near full capacity in most departments, including treating patients for malnutrition, whooping cough and measles.

June 03, 2010

"Living in Emergency: Stories of Doctors Without Borders, directed by Mark Hopkins, goes beyond the adrenaline and drama to show what these far-flung doctors encounter daily—blood and pain and panic, certainly, but also their own doubts and wavering faith. What am I doing here? and Who am I actually saving? are some of the soul-searching questions that linger in the air as Hopkins follows four doctors on fraught assignments in Liberia and the Congo in 2005 and 2006."

June 03, 2010

Emi MacLean, U.S. Director of the Access to Essential Medicines Campaign at MSF, Mit Philips, health and policy analyst at MSF, Dr. Eric Goemaere, medical coordinator for MSF in South Africa and Jimmy Gideyi, a person living with HIV in Nairobi, Kenya, take part in a teleconference on the international community’s retreat from funding HIV/AIDS treatment worldwide.

June 02, 2010

"The outstanding new documentary "Living In Emergency" follows four Doctors Without Borders volunteers as they try to heal the ailing--and themselves--in Congo and Liberia. The true power of this film is in how it quietly lays out, through these stories, the magnitude of the tragedy that war, poverty, corruption, and our own negligence of fellow humankind have wrought. It's a Goliath too huge for this good-hearted, heroic Davids to conquer, but still they try. With its rich, complicated tales of good work amid bad situations, the same could be said about this important and powerful film."

June 02, 2010

Doctors Without Borders and VII Photo Launch Global Multimedia Campaign on Childhood Malnutrition; Crisis Affects 195 Million Children Worldwide.

June 02, 2010

Concerns about the risk of flooding in Belet Weyne during recent weeks were realized last weekend when the rising water levels led to the displacement of more than 10,000 habitants from the town.

June 01, 2010

Year after year, thousands of people come from countries such as Afghanistan, Pakistan, and Somalia looking for a better life in Europe. Seventy percent of them enter through Greece, according to UN numbers. If they are caught, these migrants are arrested and held in detention centers – overcrowded, underserviced holding cells – for days or months. MSF is currently running a mental health program in two centers in the north, on the border with Turkey.

May 31, 2010

"With rare candor and a refreshing lack of piety, first-timers and combat-weary veterans exhibit their camaraderie, euphoria and burnout as the camera documents their struggles with logistics, horror, death and self-doubt."

May 30, 2010

A similar sense of drama permeates “Living in Emergency: Stories of Doctors Without Borders,” a documentary film about the international humanitarian aid group that opens nationally on Friday. But “Living in Emergency” stands apart from standard medical fare by focusing on the organization and its mission rather than on individual predicaments..."

May 26, 2010

Johanesburg/New York, May 27, 2010 - Backtracking by international donors of HIV/AIDS treatment risks undermining years of positive achievements and will cause many more unnecessary deaths, warned the medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in a new report released today.

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