Browse the latest stories and reports on MSF from various media outlets.

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December 02, 2009

Many global health advocates worry that the success of PEPfAR — an initiative that has consistently enjoyed broad bipartisan support — may be jeopardized by harsh economic realities and shifting political priorities.  After five straight years of funding hikes and public-health victories, the slowdown has AIDS advocates scratching their heads: Why would the Obama Administration back off from the one universally popular program inherited from Bush?

November 19, 2009

In Guatemala, drug trafficking, gang violence, and a climate of impunity lead to widespread rape of women. At least 10,000 women were victims of sexual violence last year.

October 07, 2009

Few diseases with symptoms like heart enlargement and failure, antiquated medicine and over 300,000 current reported U.S. cases would receive almost no attention, but such is the case for Chagas disease. Until now, that is.

September 08, 2009

"There are 10 to 15 million who have Chagas," said Gemma Ortiz, who heads the Chagas campaign for Doctors Without Borders. This year, the organization vows to "break the silence" of Chagas disease, which kills nearly 14,000 each year.

September 04, 2009

Dr. Douglas Khaya, a psychologist in MSF's mental health program in Rio de Janeiro, with 2,000 consultations so far, describes life in one of Brazil's most violent favelas.

August 21, 2009

Violent attacks on Congolese villages by the Lord's Resistance Army have displaced hundreds of thousands of people. Underreported examines the humanitarian crisis in the DRC and neighboring countries with Bruno Jochum, director of operations for Doctors without Borders in Geneva, and with Alexandre Morhain a project coordinator working with displaced Congolese in Southern Sudan.

August 10, 2009

With photography and video by photojournalist Brendan Bannon, MSF brings you the underreported story of hundreds of thousands of Congolese who are fleeing the violent attacks of Ugandan rebel group the Lord's Resistant Army (LRA).

August 09, 2009

MSF doctor Sarah Carpenter has volunteered in Angola, Uganda and Darfur. She is featured in the "Making a Difference" series, which profiles Angelenos who have made careers in charitable work.

July 28, 2009

Busisiwe Beko, a gregarious community health worker for MSF, set out on foot into Khayelitsha, a vast township of 500,000 people in South Africa, to hunt for one particular ailing young woman.

July 01, 2009

"As a soldier in the Kosovo Conflict, I witnessed humans at their most violent and inhumane; yet I also saw humans at their most compassionate and selfless in the form of [MSF]", says singer-songwriter James Blunt, a long-time supporter of MSF.

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