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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September 08, 2014

 

“A lot of people are surprised that talking and counseling can help,” says Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) psychologist Saràh Dina. “It is a very medication dependent society. When someone has a problem they tend to just take a pill.”

Dina recently completed a nine-month assignment in Pakistan, where she coordinated the work of a team of MSF mental health counselors working in Balochistan province. Here, she discusses what she saw, heard, and learned during the experience:

September 04, 2014

 

A significant decline in the number of new cholera cases in South Sudan in recent weeks has prompted Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) to scale down its cholera operations. Instead it will redirect resources towards other unmet health needs in the country, where more than 1.7 million people have been displaced by the ongoing conflict.

September 04, 2014

As the rainy season continues, Ethiopia’s Lietchuor refugee camp—which shelters some 40,000 people who fled violence in South Sudan—has become a lake dotted with islands.

September 03, 2014

In a late-breaking, two-part special, FRONTLINE investigates two of the biggest stories out of Africa in recent months: the largest Ebola outbreak on record, and Nigeria’s fight against Boko Haram—the Islamist militant group that kidnapped nearly 300 schoolgirls in April. 

September 03, 2014

 

After three months running the maternity ward at the Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) hospital in Nasir, South Sudan, it was almost time for midwife Patricia van der Dennen to return home—then conflict came to the town. Here, she remembers the experience.

September 03, 2014

Dr. Joanne Liu briefed Member States at the United Nations headquarters in New York on the Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

September 02, 2014

MSF health promoter Ella Watson-Stryker writes about her experience as part of MSF's emergency Ebola epidemic in Sierra Leone.

September 02, 2014

Statement of Dr. Joanne Liu, international president, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières.

September 02, 2014

MSF denounces international inaction In Ebola-stricken African countries; states must deploy specialized medical assets now.

September 01, 2014

 

PARIS/NORTH KIVU, DRC—One of four members of a Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) team abducted in North Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo, more than one year ago was found unharmed Friday, August 29. There is no news regarding the three other staff members. MSF continues its search for them and has issued a new appeal to anyone who may be in a position to secure their release.

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