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.

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May 16, 2018

Update: May 18, 2017

According to the Congolese Ministry of Health, 17 of 45 total cases presenting symptoms of hemorrhagic fever have now been laboratory-confirmed as Ebola (four in Mbandaka and 13 in the Bikoro area). There have now been 25 deaths.

May 09, 2018

An emergency team with the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is working with the Ministry of Health in the Democratic Republic of Congo and other international organizations to assess and support a rapid response to an Ebola outbreak in the country, confirmed by national health authorities on May 8.

May 01, 2018

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) treats victims of gunshot wounds following a day of violence in two neighborhoods of Bangui, Central African Republic. View External Media.

April 24, 2018

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) hired Central African Republic comic book artist Didier Kassai to raise awareness about the need to keep weapons and violence out of hospitals in the conflict-affected country. View External Media.

Central African Republic
April 13, 2018

MSF has treated 80 wounded patients amid violence in Bangui over the past week. In the early morning of April 8, United Nations and Central African Republic security forces launched a joint operation in the PK5 neighborhood in Bangui, which involved heavy fighting and resulted in dozens of people injured.

April 05, 2018

The attackers wore masks and used axes, machetes, and guns to slaughter civilians in the strife-torn Ituri province of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), says Areiti, a mother of seven children. 

The morning the violence came to her village of Joo, she had no time to prepare her family’s escape. “I saw how they were killing people,” the 37-year-old says. “They cut people with axes and they slaughter with machetes. You cannot see them clearly because they are running after you. They attacked our village before Christmas, and we spent Christmas in the bush.”

March 29, 2018

Reignited violence has pushed hundreds of thousands of people from their homes in Ituri province, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). MSF is working to meet the health needs at several locations where displaced people are sheltering.

March 27, 2018

More than 100,000 people have been forced from their homes in Ituri province, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), as a result of violence involving the Lendu and Hema communities.

March 08, 2018

A group of women were taken hostage and raped by a local armed group in western Central African Republic, according to ten survivors who arrived at Bossangoa Hospital for emergency medical care on March 3, said the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) today.

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