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August 11, 2008

Following the outbreak of violence in the breakaway region of South Ossetia, and subsequent attacks by the Russian army on Georgian territory, MSF is preoccupied with the situation of thousands of people who have fled the conflict, and is alarmed at the possible interruption of treatment for drug-resistant tuberculosis in programs in Georgia and the breakaway enclave of Abkhazia.

August 11, 2008

Many people are still experiencing a deep sense of loss, grief, and mourning after such a terrifying event. On the other hand, most of our patients are showing signs of recovery and we no longer come across emaciated patients who have not eaten for days, or those suffering from persistent sleep disturbances.

August 05, 2008

On Sunday, August 3, three children from an internally displaced persons (IDP) camp were severely wounded by an unexploded ordnance device (UXO) they found near an airstrip in Gozbeida, Chad. All three children were brought to the Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) hospital, where they are now stable and remain under MSF care.

August 01, 2008

Dr Eric Goemaere, medical co-ordinator for MSF in South Africa, discusses diagnosing and managing HIV-TB co-infection.

August 01, 2008

Karen Day, Pharmacist Coordinator for MSF’s Campaign for Access to Essential Medicines, provides an overview of some of the key issues in the 11th edition report ‘Untangling the Web of Antiretroviral Price Reductions.’

August 01, 2008

Elena Alonso, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) medical advisor for HIV/AIDS-TB programs.

August 01, 2008

Dr. Mit Philips of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) answers questions about how the lack of health care workers threatens further roll-out of HIV/AIDS treatment to those in urgent need of it in sub-Saharan Africa.

August 01, 2008

Dr. Peter Saranchuk was the medical coordinator at MSF’s HIV/AIDS project in Lesotho. Here, he explains the reasons behind the dangerous relationship between TB and HIV.

July 30, 2008

More than 16,700 severely malnourished patients, mostly children, have been cared for in MSF programs in the Oromiya and Southern Nations and Nationalities People's (SNNP) regions of southern Ethiopia.

July 30, 2008

Ellen ‘t Hoen, Policy Advocacy Director of MSF’s Campaign for Access to Essential Medicines, outlines how the a patent pool would work and what benefits it could bring.

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