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.



March 29, 2012

A food crisis has been declared in the Sahelian Band of West Africa. UNICEF estimates that up to 15 million people in six countries in the Sahel region are living with moderate or acute food insecurity.

March 29, 2012

This MSF infographic explores maternal death, an urgent—and avoidable—crisis.

March 28, 2012

Severe acute malnutrition in parts of Chad has reached emergency levels, requiring immediate life-saving interventions.

March 27, 2012

On July 10, 2012, India's Supreme Court will hear the challenge to the country's patent law by Novartis, a case with enormous ramifications for the production of low-cost generic medications.

March 26, 2012

In DRC, malaria is the leading cause of death. So far, MSF has treated more than 17,000 people in Maniema, Equateur, and Orientale provinces.

March 25, 2012

MSF calls on the stakeholders of the Global Fund to convene an emergency donor conference and to open a new early funding window to ensure that the Fund is fully functional in 2012.

March 24, 2012

Kate Pittel always has had a passion for helping others and traveling the world. The Ferndale nurse found the perfect opportunity in the Doctors Without Borders program, where she volunteered for the organization’s fistula program in Nigeria.

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March 22, 2012

As Libya grapples with restoring normality after the revolution, migrants, refugees, and internally displaced people remain in a vulnerable and precarious situation.

March 22, 2012

This MSF illustration explores the history of TB and multidrug-resistant TB, diseases that affect millions of people worldwide.

March 22, 2012

TB&ME is a collaborative blogging project by patients being treated for multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in locations all around the world.