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 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.

October 01, 2014

A report from MSF's Ebola center in Monrovia, Liberia, where staff cannot expand the facility fast enough to meet the needs. View external media.

October 01, 2014

The Ebola outbreak that was declared in August in the Equateur province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has not yet been contained.

September 26, 2014

As Indian prime minister Narendra Modi makes his first official visit to the US, MSF is urging the Indian government to resist US pressure to drop the use of public health safeguards in its intellectual property laws.

September 26, 2014

Most shelters are dry and road access to the camp has improved, but conditions remain precarious for tens of thousands.

September 25, 2014

 

Remarks by Joanne Liu, International President, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)

Excellencies, ladies and gentlemen.

Generous pledges of aid and unprecedented UN resolutions are very welcome. But they will mean little, unless they are translated into immediate action.

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