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.

October 07, 2013

As the humanitarian situation inside Syria continues to worsen, mental health needs among refugees who have fled the country are steadily increasing. Ahead of World Mental Health Day on October 10, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) wants to highlight the plight of Syrians in northern Iraq’s Domeez refugee camp, where MSF’s counselors and psychologists are seeing growing numbers of patients presenting with far more acute symptoms than a year ago.

October 07, 2013

Dr. Henrike Zellmann, an MSF psychologist working with Syrian refugees in northern Iraq, talks about the services MSF is offering to address growing mental health needs. 

May 02, 2013

Nearly a decade ago, when violence in Iraq was driving NGOs out of the country, MSF opened a surgery program for wounded Iraqi civilians in neighboring Jordan, a program that continues to this day.

April 30, 2013

The Iraqi Ministry of Health and its supporters should improve access to mental health care services for a population still reeling from decades of conflict, political instability, and social upheaval.

January 31, 2011

An overview of Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) activities in Iraq as of January 25, 2011.

October 14, 2010

Snapshots from MSF mental health programs in Kashmir, Democratic Republic of Congo, and Iraq show some of the complex issues confronted by those who seek counseling.  

November 01, 2007

A five-part series of short films chronicles the story of Mouna, a young girl who suffered severe injuries in Iraq three years ago and who is now learning to walk again, on artificial limbs with the help of MSF surgeons and physiotherapists in Amman, Jordan.

The Iraqi Ministry of Health and its supporters should improve access to mental health care services for a population still reeling from decades of conflict, political instability, and social upheaval.