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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October 09, 2014

MSF is responding to a confirmed case of Marburg hemorrhagic fever in Kampala.

October 09, 2014

Following a new spike in Ebola cases in Guinea’s capital, Conakry, MSF’s Ebola center is approaching full capacity.

October 08, 2014

MSF is trying to help meet the new and increased medical needs of displaced Iraqis in Iraqi Kurdistan.

October 08, 2014

 

Since January 2014, violence in Iraq has driven an estimated 1.8 million people from their homes, according to official figures. Nearly half of them are taking refuge in schools, camps, or unfinished buildings in the Kurdish Regional Government (KRG).

October 06, 2014

 

The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) confirms that one of its international staff members in Sierra Leone has been diagnosed with Ebola hemorrhagic fever.

The staff member, a Norwegian national on assignment in the city of Bo, was placed in isolation on Sunday, October 5, after developing ​​a fever. Laboratory tests confirmed Ebola infection.

Following MSF medical evacuation procedures, the staff member will soon be transferred to a specialized treatment center in Europe.

October 06, 2014

A year after 366 people drowned near Lampedusa, Italy, during a desperate attempt to reach Europe, many thousands more have undertaken the same journey.

October 06, 2014

 

Chagas disease is a parasitic illness transmitted by the bite of the vinchuca bug; it is found almost exclusively in the Americas. Without treatment, Chagas can eventually progress to fatally damaging the heart, and the nervous and digestive systems. A neglected disease, many people never learn that they have Chagas. Those who do face onerous treatment - there has been little research and development for better drugs.

October 04, 2014

 

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) was deeply gratified to hear confirmation from the French Ministry of Health today that its staff member infected by Ebola in Liberia mid-September has now recovered.

October 03, 2014

Fred de Sam Lazaro profiles the global work of MSF. View external media.

October 02, 2014

MSF is distributing more than 50,000 home disinfection kits in Monrovia, Liberia, as part of its Ebola response.

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