MSF frequently publishes updates, press releases, and other forms of communication about its work in roughly 70 countries around the world. See the list below for the most recent updates or search by location, topic, or year.

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Phumeza Tisile, a former extensively drug-resistant tuberculosis (XDR-TB) patient, took the DR-TB Manifesto to the 67th World Health Assembly in Geneva, Switzerland, in May 2014. More than 55,000 people signed the petition that calls for urgent action to improve treatment for people living with DR-TB. After giving a speech to the delegates gathered for the WHA, she handed over the petition signatures to Dr.

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In April 2014, an estimated 90,000 people fleeing violence in South Sudan had settled in Ethiopia’s Gambella region.

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is providing assistance in four different locations. In Lietchuor camp, home to 44,000 refugees, MSF has set up an inpatient department with an intensive therapeutic feeding center (85 beds), an out-patient department and a maternity ward.

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Over a year has passed since the March 2013 coup d'etat by mostly Muslim fighters, called the Seleka, plunged Central African Republic into conflict.

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In March 2013 a coup d'état in the Central African Republic by Muslim fighters called the Seleka plunged the country into conflict, and Christian militia named the anti-Balaka soon formed.

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Phumeza Tisile, co-author of the DR-TB Manifesto and XDR-TB survivor, delivers urgent plea to World Health Assembly delegates on behalf of 50,000 supporters worldwide.

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Although tuberculosis (TB) is preventable and curable, it is the second-biggest infectious disease killer behind HIV and claims nearly 1.3 million lives each year.

The spread of drug-resistant strains of the disease is increasingly recognized as a public health emergency. Drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB) is an umbrella term that refers to tuberculosis strains which resist the drugs routinely used to treat conventional TB.

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Abduction forces closure of three MSF medical facilities providing care to 150,000 Syrians.

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MSF increasingly calls on the services of physiotherapists during its emergency interventions. Integral to post-surgery, their work is key to the delivery of quality care.

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Chemoprevention is a new prevention strategy for malaria that helps to reduce the number of children becoming ill during the July-to-October peak period.

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A survey in 2012 showed that one person in every four was HIV-positive in Ndhiwa. The epidemic continues to spread as every year sees two in 100 people becoming infected with the AIDS virus.

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