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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September 18, 2017

As new cases of cholera emerge in Monguno, Dikwa, and Maiduguri, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) continues to scale up its response in Borno state, including recently opening an additional cholera treatment unit (CTU) near Muna Garage camp.

September 18, 2017

International humanitarian organizations—including international staff—must be granted immediate, independent, and unfettered access to people in Rakhine state, Myanmar, to alleviate massive humanitarian needs in the region, said the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) on Monday.

September 15, 2017

As part of the 2017 Photoville exhibition, September 13 through 24 at Brooklyn Bridge Plaza in New York, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) presents a series of portraits of people forced from home in search of safety. Many of these displaced people bear physical and psychological wounds from the dangerous journey, and are exposed to additional threats as countries close their borders and deny them protection.

September 14, 2017

The MSF home-visit program is the only source of health care for many Syrians in Jordan suffering from non-communicable diseases.

September 14, 2017

After 14 years in Kurram district, in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), Pakistan, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is withdrawing from the area. Without providing any explanation, authorities have refused to issue a No Objection Certificate (NOC). With no valid NOC, MSF cannot continue medical activities in Kurram Agency.

September 13, 2017

While increasing numbers of Rohingya refugees flee from Myanmar into Bangladesh, those who remain in Rakhine State have virtually no access to humanitarian assistance. Wild accusations leveled against aid agencies and restrictive measures imposed on them by Myanmar’s authorities, are leaving the most vulnerable without access to any assistance or care.

September 13, 2017

Women’s Rising Radio interviews four Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) field workers on their experiences providing medical care to people around the world. Featuring Dr. Sarah Giles, Dr. Estrella Lasry, Melanie Capiccioni, and Dr. Neema Kaseje. View External Media

September 13, 2017

9 News interviews Dr. John Lawrence, president of the board of Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) about their new exhibition called Forced From Home. Visitors navigate a 10,000-square-foot installation designed to convey some of the challenges confronting a person forced to flee. View External Media

September 13, 2017

Boulder, Colorado welcomes a new interactive exhibit by Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) called Forced From Home. With an experienced aid worker as your guide, the exhibit takes visitors behind the headlines about the global refugee crisis to see what MSF workers see when in the field. View External Media

September 11, 2017

Located in the northeast of Syria, Ain Issa camp is a hub for people fleeing violence and areas controlled by the Islamic State organization. Around 8,000 people are currently living in the camp. “There are new arrivals every day,” says Arnaud Fablet, Emergency Coordinator for Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF).

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