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December 17, 2013

Tuberculosis (TB) and its drug-resistant forms are a global health threat to which children are particularly vulnerable.

August 08, 2010

MSF teams are providing medical care and assistance to victims of violence in the cities of Osh, Jalal-Abad and Bazar-Korgon.

July 30, 2010

Anja Wolz, MSF field coordinator in Osh, southern Kyrgyzstan, describes the current situation on the ground and how MSF is responding to people's needs.

June 22, 2010

MSF now has six teams on the ground providing medical care to people wounded or displaced by the recent violence in Kyrgyzstan

June 18, 2010

A week after massive, violent inter-ethnic clashes erupted in the south of Kyrgyzstan, MSF teams are providing medical care and assistance to victims on the ground.

June 15, 2010

MSF teams are arriving on the ground on both sides of the border between Kyrgyzstan and Uzbekistan to provide emergency assistance to those in need.

April 08, 2010

MSF responded to the violent clashes in Kyrgyzstan by providing emergency medical supplies and drugs and will make further contributions in the coming days

March 23, 2010

One out of three prisoners with tuberculosis is released before the completion of treatment and faces enormous obstacles once outside the penitentiary system.

March 22, 2010

At one time, TB was considered on its way to being eradicated. However, the disease started a frightening comeback beginning in the 1980s and lasting through the present day.

November 16, 2009

Multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) is on the rise worldwide and kills around 120,000 each year. The treatment of MDR-TB is very time-consuming and has prohibitively negative side effects. Many patients have difficulties remaining in treatment for up to two years and must at the same time endure the social stigma that comes with being infected by the deadly disease.