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.


July 31, 2014

Thousands have been fleeing to Afghanistan and finding shelter in refugee camps; MSF is working to improve poor sanitation.

July 16, 2014


"We spent much of the morning lying on the floor. We tried to work, but we had to lie down every two minutes." "At one time we wondered, must we leave? We realized if we left the situation might become even worse." "Of course it affects you. It's disturbing for the whole team." Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) staff providing urgent medical care to people in Central African Republic (CAR) recount what they have seen and experienced, both professionally and personally.

March 13, 2013

The population of Kabul has tripled over the last 10 years. Some people arrive after fleeing conflict-torn areas for the relative safety of the capital, while others, pushed by poverty, are simply trying to make a living. Returnees from Pakistan and other provinces of Afghanistan have also made their way back to the city. For those living in makeshift settlements and camps, the harsh winter makes an already difficult situation even harder. In January 2013, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) started running mobile clinics and nutritional screenings in six locations where hundreds of Afghans have settled.

February 01, 2013

MSF treated 55 wounded patients in Hangu following the February 1 bombing in the town's market.

July 14, 2011

The United States government’s alleged misuse of a vaccination campaign in Pakistan for counter-terrorism purposes constitutes a dangerous abuse of medical care, MSF said today.

July 08, 2011

As fighting intensifies in Pakistan's Kurram Agency, displacing thousands, MSF is increasing its support to area hospitals and preparing to respond to new waves of wounded.

May 27, 2011

A May 26 suicide attack left 36 people dead and approximately 60 wounded in the city of Hangu, blocks from the hospital where MSF teams staff the emergency and surgery departments.

May 20, 2011

After evaluating the needs in and around Peshawar, MSF decided to build a 30-bed reference hospital dedicated solely to women.

May 20, 2011

MSF's Project Coordinator in the Pakistan district of Hangu talks about delivering emergency care in a conflict-riddled area where the medical needs are intense.

July 15, 2010

MSF responds to a bomb explosion in Mingora, the main city of Swat District in Khyber Pathkunkhwa Province.