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.



July 28, 1999

Food Beyond the Reach of Many in Malange

New York/Luanda, July 29, 1999 — After four months of inaccessibility, teams from the international medical relief agency Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) have reached the besieged town of Malange, Angola, where they have discovered a severe nutritional crises. Severe fighting forced aid workers out of Malange, which is east of the capital Luanda, in March.

May 17, 1999

High Rents, No Registration or Protection and Lack of Medical Care Among Worrying Findings of Survey

New York/Kukes, Albania, May 18, 1999 — Many Kosovar refugees in northern Albania are not receiving adequate international aid because they are housed in host families. They are fast running out of money to pay for food and shelter and have no access to basic medical care.

May 04, 1999

A team from MSF has been investigating reports of a deadly hemorrhagic fever in north-eastern Congo.

April 29, 1999

New York/Paris, April 30, 1999 — The ongoing forced deportation of the Albanian population of Kosovo is planned, systematic, and constitutes a crime against humanity, according to a report issued today by the international medical relief agency Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF).

April 15, 1999

Fokko de Vries, MD, (38) left Amsterdam in early April to assist Doctors Without Borders in refugee camps in Macedonia. He has previously worked in Sarajevo, Rwanda, and Sri Lanka. Fokko kept a diary of his first week in the camps in Brazda and Ragusa.

April 08, 1999

MSF calls on Mrs. Sadako Ogata to Take Action

April 04, 1999

New York, April 5, 1999 — The international medical relief agency Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) appealed to the Macedonian authorities today to grant aid agencies unhindered access to the refugees stranded on the border with Kosovo. The sanitary and medical conditions on the ground have deteriorated considerably over the last few days.

March 31, 1999

Refugee Influx Mounts

March 29, 1999

Last Medical Team Withdraws to Belgrade

March 15, 1999

MSF Fights Tuberculosis, World's Top Infectious Killer

New York, March 16, 1999 — Tuberculosis (TB) kills more adults than any other infectious disease. Responsible for more deaths than AIDS, malaria, and other tropical diseases combined, TB kills 50,000 people each week.