MSF's publications are an expression of our belief in the principle of témoignage, or bearing witness, and the belief that we are accountable to those we work for and with. Sharing news about our activities and reflecting on them, offering critiques when necessary, are therefore crucial aspects of our work.

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A survey of TB diagnostic and treatment practices in eight countries, October 2014.

MSF briefing paper, December 2014

What began in 2011 in Syria as protests inspired by the Arab Spring has become an entrenched and bloody conflict that shows no sign of resolution. Today, with an estimated 200,000 people killed and 7.6 million people displaced within the country and 3.2 million refugees registered outside, Syria is seen as the world’s most grave humanitarian disaster. In the face of this crisis, the previously functioning health system has collapsed and scores of thousands of medical staff have fled.

Iraq experienced a dramatic surge in violence in 2014 that triggered successive large-scale waves of displacement. More than 2.6 million people are said to have fled war-torn the central and northern areas of Iraq, particularly Al-Anbar, Ninawa, Salah Al-Din, Kirkuk and Diyala governorates.

November 19, 2015

Program meant to promote research for neglected diseases seriously flawed

October 07, 2015

Press briefing delivered by Jason Cone, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) USA executive director.

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Good morning, and thank you for being here. As noted, I am Jason Cone, the executive director of Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), known internationally as MSF.

October 07, 2015

Speech delivered by Dr. Joanne Liu, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International President

Palais des Nations, Geneva, Switzerland

On Saturday morning, MSF patients and staff killed in Kunduz joined the countless number of people who have been killed around the world in conflict zones and referred to as "collateral damage" or as an "inevitable consequence of war." International humanitarian law is not about "mistakes." It is about intention, facts, and why.

September 17, 2015

The following remarks were delivered by Joanne Liu, MSF's international president, at the ceremony in New York City on September 18, 2015, during which the Lasker Foundation presented MSF with its Lasker-Bloomberg Public Service Award:

Our work in West Africa—recognized by this Lasker-Bloomberg award—would not be possible without the selfless determination and dedication of our staff—particularly our national staff from the Ebola-affected countries.

September 11, 2015

Across Europe, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams are seeing first-hand the failure of current policies that are leading to the suffering, and even deaths, of people fleeing some of the worst humanitarian crises of our time. In an open letter being published in newspapers across Europe, and being delivered today to all EU delegations in Brussels ahead of a major ministerial meeting on the issue this week, MSF calls for a radical rethink of current approaches to asylum-seekers and an end to the strategy of "deterrence."

May 07, 2015

Remarks by MSF International President Dr. Joanne Liu At the Gates Foundation Global Partner Forum

Delivered May 6, 2015, in Seattle, Washington



This is the first time MSF is invited to speak at this forum. Thank you for the opportunity.

March 03, 2015

Dr. Joanne Liu, the International President of MSF, delivers a speech to a high-level meeting of the European Union on the Ebola outbreak in West Africa and the steps still needed to fight the disease.

September 25, 2014

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

September 25, 2014


Sixty-Ninth Session of UN General Assembly High Level Meeting—South Sudan
Remarks by Jerome Oberreit, Secretary General, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)

Excellencies, ladies and gentlemen,