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 11, 2008

Every day the medical teams of Médecins Sans Frontières come up against the obstacle of inadequate or ineffective tools needed to treat, detect or prevent disease – especially those diseases that predominantly occur in poor countries, such as tuberculosis, malaria or other neglected infectious diseases.

August 13, 2008

In Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia, and Gori, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) program manager Filipe Ribero has conducted several evaluations at sites where displaced persons are living. In the field, Ribero reports, there is a sharp contrast between a massive influx of international aid and the limited opportunities—for now—to provide assistance.

August 01, 2008

Dr Eric Goemaere, medical co-ordinator for MSF in South Africa, discusses diagnosing and managing HIV-TB co-infection.

August 01, 2008

Dr. Peter Saranchuk was the medical coordinator at MSF’s HIV/AIDS project in Lesotho. Here, he explains the reasons behind the dangerous relationship between TB and HIV.

June 10, 2008

Anthony D. Harries, Andreas Jahn, Rony Zachariah, Donald Enarson
PLoS Medicine 2008;5:e124. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.0050124)

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June 01, 2008

Maryline Bonnet, Andrew Ramsay, Willie Githui, Laramie Gagnidze, Francis Varaine, Philippe J. Guerin
Clinical Infectious Diseases 2008;46:1710-1716. (doi: 10.1086/587891)

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April 30, 2008

My name is Dr. Tido von Schoen-Angerer and I am speaking on behalf of Médecins Sans Frontières. Thank you for the opportunity to address this important gathering.

In 2000, I was working in one of MSF’s AIDS projects. Our response to the pandemic was one based on a simple medical decision: faced with the urgency of patients dying, the only acceptable response was to treat. This was an ethical imperative, to treat, regardless of the difficulties.

April 01, 2008

In this edition, listen to stories on an MSF study on predicting and responding to measles outbreaks in the West African nation of Niger, how a South African mother and her baby daughter fought to survive a deadly form of tuberculosis, and how thousands are still waiting for the promises of peace in southern Sudan.

March 27, 2008

The World Health Organization’s (WHO) 2008 Global Tuberculosis Control report shows that tuberculosis (TB) continues to be a major cause of illness and death worldwide and that the death toll from TB is rising.

March 23, 2008

Dr. Francis Varaine is coordinator of MSF’s tuberculosis working group. In this interview, he underlines the urgency of identifying new diagnostic means and treatments suited to MSF’s operating environment. He also discusses MSF's priorities for 2008.