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October 04, 2012

MSF is responding to one of the worst cases of environmental lead poisoning in recent history.

October 02, 2012

NPR's Jason Beaubien blogs about MSF's work to treat children poisoned by lead from gold mines in northwestern Nigeria.

September 19, 2012

Kassia Queen, MSF South Sudan head of mission, spoke about the country's refugee crisis on "Africa Today" on KPFA (Berkeley Pacifica Radio affiliate). The interview starts at the 30:50 mark.

September 19, 2012

NPR reports on the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo and the challenges that health care workers face in responding to it. MSF's Alfonso Verdu and Armand Sprecher are interviewed.

August 23, 2012

A live BBC report from the Batil refugee camp in South Sudan, featuring an interview with MSF staff on the ground.

August 23, 2012

BBC reports from the refugee camps in South Sudan's Maban County, where more than 100,000 Sudanese men, women, and children are seeking sanctuary after fleeing their homeland.

August 21, 2012

Novartis AG goes to India's Supreme Court on Wednesday to seek patent protection for its blockbuster cancer drug Glivec in a case that could deliver far-reaching ramifications for multinational pharmaceutical companies operating in India.... Novartis's critics, including Médecins Sans Frontières [Doctors Without Borders], say that if the company prevails, it could set a legal precedent that allows pharmaceutical giants to patent a range of drugs in India that are now available from generic producers, including HIV medicines. That would demolish a thriving low-cost industry and lead to higher prices, not just in India, they say, but elsewhere in the developing world where India is a major exporter of drugs.

August 14, 2012

CNN Middle East correspondent Jomana Karadsheh reports on a Syrian family receiving treatment at an MSF surgical project in Amman, Jordan.

July 06, 2012

Soaked by rain yet short on clean water, refugees who have fled from Sudan to South Sudan are dying from diarrhea and other preventable diseases at devastating rates, aid agencies said as they made anguished pleas for more help. 

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July 06, 2012

Nine children are dying every day from preventable illnesses like diarrhea in an overflowing refugee camp in South Sudan, aid officials said Friday, victims of another internal conflict between Sudan’s Arab-dominated central government and its marginalized people in the hinterland.

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