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 01, 2018

About 60 people who were wounded today amid fighting in Bangui, the capital of Central African Republic (CAR), were treated in medical facilities run by Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF).

April 30, 2018

Juba, South Sudan—A team working for the international medical organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) were victims of a violent armed robbery on Tuesday, April 24. The robbery took place in an area south of Mundri town in South Sudan. MSF condemns this brutal act.

April 30, 2018

The old town area of Mosul, in Iraq, experienced intense shelling, aerial bombing, and attacks with explosive devices during the most recent violence. Though much of the area is still in ruins, thousands of people have returned to their homes. MSF has responded by distributing 550 hygiene kits with items including soap, toothbrushes, shampoo, and water containers.

April 27, 2018

The Office of the United States Trade Representative (USTR) released its annual “Special 301 Report” today, which reviews countries based on their intellectual property (IP) rights protection and enforcement. Countries that are deemed by the U.S. to not protect IP strongly enough are placed on this watch list.

April 26, 2018

Dan Schnorr, a Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) doctor, describes his experience treating refugees on the rescue ship, Aquarius, in Mediterranean waters. View External Media.

April 25, 2018

Joanne Liu, president of Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International, discusses challenges facing MSF, including the difficulties of reaching people who need health care in the midst of conflict zones. View External Media.

April 25, 2018

Malaria is one of the leading killers of young children worldwide, even though it is both preventable and easily cured. Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) treated 2.5 million people for malaria in 2017.

Malaria tends to come in waves, seasonally, or at specific times of the year in zones where it is endemic. At any given time of year, there is a “malaria peak” somewhere in the world. We know that malaria season will come, and we know that it will cause the deaths of thousands of children.

April 24, 2018

The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) received 63 wounded in a hospital it supports in Hajjah, Yemen, following a series of nighttime airstrikes by the Saudi and Emirati-led coalition on a wedding party in a remote, impoverished village in Bani Qays district on April 22.

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.

April 24, 2018

Utah midwife Kirsti Rinne talks about her experience working with Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in Lankien, South Sudan. View External Media. 

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