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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November 09, 2011

In the wake of the October 23 earthquake in southeastern Turkey, MSF has been working with local organizations to distribute winterized tents and cooking kits in the most affected cities.

November 09, 2011

MSF's Dr. Marta González talks about the challenges of diagnosing and treating kala azar in India's Bihar State.

November 09, 2011

Kala azar, a disease transmitted by certain types of sand flies, is endemic in much of Bihar. It causes enlargement of the spleen and, if left untreated, is fatal for virtually all patients.

November 08, 2011

In a highly promoted speech at the National Institute of Health, Secretary Clinton calls on the world to create the first "AIDS-free generation" by using antiviral drugs, condoms, circumcision, and other approaches to stem the spread of HIV.

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November 08, 2011

A four-year test of drugs to treat a widespread parasitic disease called kala azar is announced by the governments of India and Bangladesh, Doctors Without Borders, the Drugs for Neglected Diseases Initiative and other groups. 

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November 07, 2011

A four-year test of drugs to treat a widespread parasitic disease called kala azar is announced by the governments of India and Bangladesh, Doctors Without Borders, the Drugs for Neglected Diseases Initiative and other groups

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November 02, 2011

Unless the capacity to deliver aid is rapidly increased, it will be extremely difficult to meet the needs of Somalis fleeing to Ethiopia, MSF said today.

October 31, 2011

Following torrential rains in Guatemala and Honduras, MSF has been providing relief items and medical consultations to displaced people.

October 31, 2011

MSF treated dozens of people, the majority of them children, after a camp for dispalced Somalis in the Lower Juba region was hit with an aerial bombardment.

October 30, 2011

The financial transaction tax due to be discussed at this week's G20 Summit could help save millions of lives if a portion of it were put toward global health.

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