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.


November 14, 2017

Ministers from the eleven countries assessing the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal have suspended many of the damaging provisions that would have restricted access to medicines and vaccines, a victory for millions of people who rely on affordable medicines worldwide.

August 20, 2014

Since the June 18, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), which runs a mental health program in Hebron, has scaled up its activities and is trying to receive as many patients as possible, including children in a state of shock, and people with post-traumatic stress. In the space of one month, the team has carried out over a thousand consultations.

March 15, 2010

MSF has made mental health care a priority and is speeding up distribution of sheeting and blankets for people whose homes were damaged

March 12, 2010

MSF increasing assistance in hard-hit areas, working with local authorities to identify needs and train mental health care-givers

March 07, 2010

Ten days after an 8.8-magnitude earthquake struck central Chile, the MSF teams that have travelled through the affected areas are focusing their interventions on the most urgent needs: supporting health structures that are caring for large numbers of patients, re-establishing primary health care services, distributing basic necessities, and offering mental health assistance to the affected population.

March 01, 2010

Several MSF teams are assessing the needs in the Maule and Bio Bio regions of Chile, both of which were hard hit by the 8.8–magnitude earthquake that struck last Saturday.

March 01, 2010

Marie-Noelle Rodrique, the deputy director of operations of MSF, talks about the emergency response to the earthquake in Chile and how the world responds to disasters and longer-term health problems.

February 27, 2010

The first members of an exploratory team from MSF have already arrived in Santiago, the capital city of Chile, in order to assess the needs of victims after an 8.8–magnitude earthquake struck the country early Saturday morning.

February 26, 2010

MSF is sending an exploratory team to assess the needs of the victims after an earthquake of 8.8 magnitude in the Richter Scale struck Chile early Saturday morning, causing serious damages in several areas of the country.

In the village of Salem, near Hebron, a Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) psychologist named Wissam meets with a woman called Um Taha for the second time. She is 48. Her husband died five years ago and she lives in Salem with her nine children.

Um Taha’s 28-year-old son was recently arrested by the Israeli army. Troops stormed the house one night, beat Um Taha and aimed a gun at her, she says. They also turned the house upside down, destroying everything they found.