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March 27, 2001

Flight and Security Plans Uunderway to Evacuate to Nairobi Today

11:30 a.m. Nairobi, March 28, 2001 — Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) confirms that three international MSF aid workers and two United Nations officials have been moved to a safer place in Mogadishu North, Somalia. MSF is currently working on a plan to evacuate the aid workers by plane to Nairobi, Kenya, security permitting. MSF hopes that the aid workers will leave Somalia late this afternoon.

March 21, 2001

Not Quite, Says MSF: Research and Development of New Treatments Urgently Needed

March 18, 2001

European Parliament Demands that Drug Companies Drop Case Against South African Medicines Law

March 11, 2001

Online Signers Support South Africa's Struggle for AIDS Medicines; Demand Pharmaceutical Companies Drop Court Case

New York, March 12, 2001 — Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has announced the launch of "Drop the Case!" - an international petition drive calling on the 39 pharmaceutical companies suing the South African government to abandon the court case that is stopping South Africans from receiving AIDS drugs.

March 08, 2001

Maputo, March 9, 2001 — Recent floods in Mozambique have polluted water sources, raising concerns about the threat of epidemics such as cholera, malaria, and measles.

March 05, 2001

MSF Welcomes Judge's Decision to Accept Amicus Brief

February 07, 2001

Amsterdam, February 8, 2001 — At a press conference held in Moscow today, released aid worker Kenneth Gluck, head of mission for the North Caucasus operations of the international medical aid agency Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), related details of his kidnapping, captivity, and release. Gluck, 39, was abducted by armed individuals while traveling in an unarmed humanitarian convoy near the village of Starye Atagi in Chechnya on January 9.

February 06, 2001

MSF Challenges Pharmaceutical Industry to Match Generic Prices

February 03, 2001

Amsterdam, February 4, 2001 — This afternoon Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) received confirmation that its aid worker Kenneth Gluck, who had been abducted on January 9, 2001, in Chechnya, was released yesterday and is safe.

In a short telephone discussion this afternoon Mr. Gluck confirmed his release. He is now under safe protection of the competent Russian authorities.

The priority for MSF is now to work on a safe return of Mr. Gluck.

 

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