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.



May 24, 2012

The US and European Union delegations to the World Health Assembly are blocking efforts to move towards a binding convention on health R&D aimed at filling critical medical gaps for people in developing countries.

May 23, 2012

As a food crisis spreads and malnutrition levels continue to rise, MSF is expanding the number of emergency malnutrition treatment programs it is operating in the country. 

May 22, 2012

Increasing restrictions imposed by Sudanese authorities have forced MSF to suspend most of its medical activities in the Jebel Si region of North Darfur State in Sudan. 

May 22, 2012

In the remote Jebel Si area of North Darfur, a series of obstacles threaten to seriously hamper MSF's ability to provide medical assistance.

May 21, 2012

MSF urges health ministers at the World Health Assembly to pass a resolution to jumpstart R&D for unmet medical needs.

May 21, 2012

In Kunduz, MSF is running the only specialized surgical center in Northern Afghanistan.

May 20, 2012

In Yemen, MSF teams have treated over 50 people in the last week amidst increased violence in the south of the country.

May 17, 2012

Following weeks of no new cases, MSF is set to close an emergency cholera intervention in Somalia's Middle Shabelle region.

May 16, 2012

Before the opening of the Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) surgical hospital in Kunduz Province, northern Afghanistan, people in the region suffering from severe injuries had two options. They made the long and dangerous journey to Kabul or Pakistan, or they visited an expensive private clinic. As a result, few patients received the trauma care they needed.

May 15, 2012

A new, ten-year, multi-billion dollar action plan for global vaccination may fail to deliver if it does not directly address the weaknesses in routine immunization programs.