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.

South Sudan Uganda SGBV sexual and gender-based violence
June 19, 2017

Hundreds of thousands of people who fled intense violence in South Sudan now live in refugee settlements like Bidi Bidi and Imvepi in neighboring Uganda. Despite this massive influx, the international humanitarian response is still woefully insufficient, especially when it comes to treating survivors of sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV). Since March 2017, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has provided care for survivors of SGBV in Bidi Bidi and launched similar services in Imvepi in May.

April 18, 2013

Belgian midwife Cathy Janssens, who recently returned from a MSF assignment in Syria, reflects on the highs and lows of her experience.

December 18, 2012

Violence is plaguing not just the Goma region of DRC's North Kivu province, but Masisi as well, limiting people's access to medical care.

August 23, 2012

An MSF project coordinator reflects on her recent mission in Masisi, in DRC's North Kivu Province, where MSF had to suspend activites late last year after a violent attack on its compound.

March 05, 2012

After fighting forced a suspension of operations, MSF has returned to continue providing medical care in Shamwana, Katanga Province.

September 05, 2011

Photographer Sven Torfinn recently visited Galcayo, a divided town in Somalia where MSF is working to deliver desperately-needed health care amid drought and malnutrition exacerbated by years of conflict.

May 11, 2011

"We are working in a so-called 'safe zone,' which is actually not safe because many parts of the city are in range of the shelling," says MSF's Emergency Coordinator in Misrata. 

April 03, 2011

Southern Sudan was already an underdeveloped region in dire need of investment in essential services, including health care, when large numbers of people returned to vote in a referendum for secession in January 2011.

March 10, 2011

At Boost Hospital in Afghanistan's Helmand province, MSF is tending to civilians caught in an ongoing conflict, in a region where medical resources have been scarce for many years.

February 17, 2011

“I met people whose villages had been burnt to the ground by one military group or another. They had run into the bush and were living with trees over the top of them and no mosquito nets”