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December 23, 2014

Dr. Yuri Orlov shakes his head. “My number one problem here is hypertension. Since last year, I’ve seen a 30 percent increase in complications from high blood pressure.”

December 01, 2014

With winter having arrived in eastern Ukraine, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is continuing to support hospitals on both sides of the frontline, and expanding its psychological assistance for people in the hardest-hit areas. The needs remain high, because despite the signing of a ceasefire agreement in September, fighting has continued in several cities and towns, with particularly heavy clashes taking place over the past two weeks.

August 29, 2014

Following months of intense conflict, an increasingly alarming humanitarian situation is unfolding in eastern Ukraine.

December 17, 2013

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

March 07, 2013

Ukrainian prisons are a hotbed for the disease, with prevalence rates more than ten times higher than in the rest of society.

December 14, 2011

MSF launched a program targeted at treating cardiac emergencies in Grozny, Chechnya, in late 2010. Within just a few months, the program treated nearly 700 patients.

August 12, 2010

MSF has provided humanitarian aid to people living in villages affected by wood fires in Ryazan region, approximately 124 miles from Moscow.

October 20, 2009

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is starting the process of gradually handing over its tuberculosis (TB) program in Chechnya.

September 27, 2009

MSF is one of few aid organizations still on the ground. Teams are witnessing the severe impact violence is having on the population, whose suffering goes largely unnoticed.

May 05, 2009

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has announced the closure of HIV/AIDS-treatment projects in Transnistria, a breakaway region of Moldova unrecognized by the international community.

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