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 03, 2010

Despite the continuing tense situation, MSF counselors have restarted visiting patients in the hospitals in the capital, Srinagar, and are offering on-the-spot psychological assistance to victims of violence and their families.

October 03, 2010

In the past six months, MSF has cared for hundreds of women facing complicated deliveries at its emergency obstetrics program in Balochistan.

October 03, 2010

by Fabrice Weissman

This essay originally appeared in the August 2010 issue of Criminal Justice Ethics, which is published on behalf of John Jay College of Criminal Justice, The City University of New York. It came out of a workshop that was held in New York City in January 2010 entitled The Ethics of Intervention/Protection: Contending Approaches. The workshop was organized by the Center for International Human Rights (CIHR) and the Institute for Criminal Justice Ethics (ICJE).

October 01, 2010

In this double issue, we also bring you another "Year in Pictures" with striking images from some of the biggest crises MSF addressed in 2010. Included are stories about MSF continuing to address the devastating effects of the earthquake that hit Haiti in January 2010, and the cholera epidemic that effected every area of the country starting in October. Also read about MSF teams bringing assistance to Pakistan after large-scale flooding displaced 20 million people, and a breakthrough meningitis vaccine.

September 30, 2010

Instead of reviving the dry landscape and arid fields, torrential rains washed away many of the newly planted crops in parts of Chad.

September 30, 2010

Hundreds of migrants, including women and children, have been deported to a no-man’s land at the border between Morocco and Algeria, abandoned there during the night without food and water.

September 30, 2010

Geneva/New York – September 30, 2010 – The U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) announced today it will license a patent for an HIV medicine to the Medicines Patent Pool, a mechanism designed to boost access to more affordable AIDS drugs in the developing world. The move acts as a wake-up call to pharmaceutical companies to put patents on key AIDS medicines into the pool, said the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF).

September 28, 2010

In reponse to an large-scale outbreak of Dengue Fever in Honduras, MSF set up an emergency ward for children and launched prevention and information campaigns.

September 28, 2010

In July MSF implemented a new preventative strategy aimed at reducuing the persistently high number of acute malnutrition cases in Niger.

September 28, 2010

MSF is supporting health facilities in northern Yemen by providing free emergency and inpatient services along with medical supplies and medicines for the roughly 28,000 civilians who were displaced by fighting this past March. 

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