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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December 12, 2013

MSF pediatrician Dr. Kimberly Sudheimer describes her experience in the MSF hospital in Lashkargah, Afghanistan.

December 11, 2013

MSF's Ibrahim Younis describes the aid response in the Philippines in the month after Typhoon Haiyan struck the country.

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December 11, 2013

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) opened a clinic inside this camp sheltering 12,400 Syrian refugees in northern Iraq in September. MSF teams provided nearly 4,000 consultations in October, a third of them for children. As winter sets in MSF is even more concerned about the refugees' health.

December 11, 2013

After 13 years in Malawi, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has shown that HIV patients can be successfully managed in a rural setting with limited staff by the decentralization of care and shifting of tasks to staff with less medical training. Today MSF and the ministry of health treats 35,000 patients in Chiradzulu district.

December 11, 2013

MSF doctor Thomas Lauvin describes the situation in Syria's Aleppo governorate, where MSF runs a hospital and provides medical supplies and support to local doctors and medical structures.

December 11, 2013

In Gaza, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) provides post-operative care to people injured in burn accidents. Generators and poor quality gas cylinders are the cause of many serious accidents in Gaza, and MSF's is the only clinic that provides comprehensive wound care, physiotherapy, and medical care for these types of injuries.

December 11, 2013

In Bouca, Central African Republic (CAR) Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has proven that despite the security restraints, it is possible to provide aid in CAR. Given the scale of the needs in the country, more humanitarian agencies must take action fast.

December 11, 2013

With more than 540,000 Syrian refugees in Jordan, the Jordanian health system has had problems meeting the needs of all these new patients. Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has opened a maternity care clinic in Irbid and plans to scale up activities.

December 10, 2013

MSF emergency coordinator Ibrahim Younis describes the situation in the Philippines, where many communities are still struggling one month after Typhoon Haiyan.

December 10, 2013

MSF is calling for increased scale-up of "viral load" HIV treatment monitoring in order to help improve people’s HIV treatment outcomes.

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