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February 05, 2003

Geneva, February 6, 2003 - Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) welcomes the new trivalent (ACW135) meningitis vaccine developed by GlaxoSmithKline. MSF is particularly encouraged to see that the new product was registered so quickly, in only a few months, while last August, companies and regulatory authorities still argued such a quick maneuver wouldn't be feasible.

February 04, 2003

Moscow, February 5, 2003 -- Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) welcomed the recent declaration by the European Union (EU) calling for the release of Arjan Erkel, head of mission for MSF's medical relief programs in Dagestan, who remains missing after nearly six months.

MSF welcomes the public statement made on January 31 in Brussels by the Presidency of the EU calling for the "immediate and safe release" of Arjan Erkel kidnapped in Dagestan, a republic of the Russian Federation bordering Chechnya.

January 30, 2003

MSF Calls for the US and the UK to Carry Out Investigations

New York/Paris, January 31, 2003 – In reaction to the final report published this week by the Dutch Parliamentary Commission of Inquiry into the Srebrenica massacre of 1995, the international medical organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) called for questions unanswered by the report to be taken up further in inquiries by Britain and the United States.

January 09, 2003

Head of MSF Mission in Dagestan Remains Missing; MSF Demands His Immediate Release

Moscow, January 10, 2003 – MSF welcomes the release of Nina Davydovich, the head of Druzhba, a Russian NGO, after 168 days of captivity. MSF wishes her the strength to make a speedy recovery from her ordeal and hopes that she will be reunited with her friends and family as soon as possible.

October 29, 2002

Barcelona/New York City, October 30, 2002 - The international humanitarian medical aid organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has started an emergency intervention in the Central African Republic (CAR) to assist civilians fleeing the battles in the capital, Bangui.

October 23, 2002

Nairobi, October 24th, 2002 - The international medical aid organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) condemns the October 19 attack on one of its clinics in Aden Yabal, in Somalia's Middle Shabelle region. One person was killed and three others seriously injured. MSF staff evacuated the injured patients to Jowhar hospital for further treatment.

October 09, 2002

Two reports show how civilians were abused as a strategy of war