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.

September 03, 2013

Giving birth can be risky in South Sudan’s Western Equatoria state, which has one of the world’s highest maternal mortality rates. To help make childbirth safer, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) midwives are working with traditional birth attendants (TBAs) in the area.

“What are the challenges that you are facing at home when you are conducting a delivery?” asks Aisha Akello, an MSF midwife during one session.

“Sometimes we see an arm coming out and we don’t know what to do,” answers one of TBAs.

August 29, 2013

OBGYN Stephen Torres blogs from Bo, where MSF runs a referral hospital for pregnancy complications and pediatrics.

August 06, 2013

MSF is providing reproductive health care to Syrian refugees living in Lebanon's Bekaa valley.

August 06, 2013

The prevalence of HIV among commercial sex workers in Nsanje, Malawi, is an alarming 82 percent; with no local response and a low supply of condoms in the district, sex workers are a driver of new infections.

July 21, 2013

As the number of people in need of urgent medical care in Syria continues to rise, MSF is running six hospitals, four health centers, and several mobile clinic programs inside the country. 

July 02, 2013

A new MSF project in the capital of Port Moresby is bolstering access to quality medical and psychosocial care.

June 28, 2013

New WHO recommendations include earlier antiretroviral therapy for people living with HIV, improved protocols to prevent HIV from being transmitted from mother to child, and regular and more effective monitoring of the amount of virus in people’s blood to ensure treatment is working.

June 20, 2013

MSF is providing assistance to neglected populations, particularly women, in Tehran's Darvazeh Ghar neighborhood.

June 04, 2013

MSF provides services for mothers and newborns in Lesotho, where a high prevalence of HIV and limited access to care can make giving birth dangerous.

May 23, 2013

Obstetric fistulas affect some two million women worldwide. MSF is training gynecologists to treat this devastating condition.

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