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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.

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.

August 28, 2008

In Tbilisi, MSF emergency teams are providing medical aid to those who have fled the fighting among Russians, Ossetians, and Georgians in South Ossetia. They are chiefly offering medical attention to people in shelters, some of them very elderly.

August 24, 2008

An MSF emergency team based in Tbilisi has been able to gain access to the separatist province of South Ossetia and visit Tskhinvali hospital there. MSF, which already provides support to displaced people in Tbilisi, has offered to provide medical assistance in South Ossetia.