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Press Release

Haiti: Deplorable Conditions for Cholera Patients

Haiti 2012 © Emilie Régnier

A lack of funds and supplies has crippled cholera treatment programs in Haiti, leading to unnecessary deaths and increasing the risk of greater outbreaks during the upcoming rainy season.

Mali 2013 © Gonzalo Wancha/Filmalia

Field News

Fear and Need Still Pervasive in Northern Mali

March 12, 2013

Despite appearances of relative calm in Mali, the emergency is not over in the country’s northern reaches.

Tajikistan 2013 © Christoph Hoehn/MSF

Field News

Tajikistan: MSF Treats Its Youngest-Ever Patient for Multidrug-Resistant TB

March 11, 2013

Diagnosed using two new rapid detection methods, the nine-month-old child is being treated with new child-friendly drug formulations.

DRC 2009 © Michael Goldfarb

Field News

Thousands Flee as Violence Continues in Kitchanga, North Kivu

March 7, 2013

Arson and fighting that began last week is still ongoing in the town of Kitchanga in eastern DRC’s North Kivu Province.

Syria 2013 © Nicole Tung

Special Report

Syria Two Years On: The Failure of International Aid

March 6, 2013

After two years of extremely violent conflict that the UN estimates has killed more than 70,000, the people of Syria are mired in a humanitarian catastrophe.

CAR 2012 © Corentin Fohlen/Divergence


Central African Republic: Everyday Emergencies at Paoua Hospital

February 12, 2013

Photographer Corentin Fohlen recently visited MSF's projects in CAR, a country in a near perpetual state of chronic medical emergency that is often overlooked by the world at large.

Cambodia 2007 © Dieter Telemans

Press Release

As Clock Ticks Toward Trans-Pacific Trade Pact Deadline, U.S. Must End Stall Tactics on Access to Medicines

March 4, 2013

As talks for the TPP Agreement resume this week, MSF calls on the U.S. government to end its stall tactics and revise its proposals for what otherwise promises to be the most harmful trade deal ever for access to medicines in developing countries.

Somalia 2011 © Peter Casaer/MSF

Press Release

Humanitarian Aid Must Not Be Co-Opted Into Somalia Stabilization Program

February 27, 2013

Efforts underway at the UN to integrate humanitarian assistance into the international military campaign against opponents of Somalia’s government will further threaten the safe delivery of independent and impartial aid to Somalis.

DRC 2009 © Michael Goldfarb

Press Release

DRC: North Kivu Fighting Damages Health Structures and Displaces Thousands

March 1, 2013

MSF is mobilizing medical resources to the town of Kitchanga, where fighting has caused widespread casualties and damage to health facilities.

Malawi 2011 © Nabila Kram

Press Release

MSF Research Points to Ways to Expand Viral Load Testing for HIV in Developing Countries

March 5, 2013

At the 20th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections MSF will present data on strategies to reduce the costs and complexity of rolling out routine viral load monitoring in developing countries.

South Sudan 2013 © Corinne Baker/MSF

Field News

Preventing Cholera in South Sudan's Remote Refugee Camps

February 25, 2013

MSF teams have initiated an innovative preventive cholera vaccination campaign in and around the refugee camps in Maban County.


Afghanistan: A Hospital in Helmand

February 1, 2013

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is supporting the regional Boost Hospital in Lashkargah, the capital of Afghanistan's Helmand Province. Our aim is to provide free, life-saving medical care in all areas, including maternity, pediatrics, surgery and emergency room service.

Syria conflict rages on

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