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August 15, 2006

Toronto, Canada, August 15, 2006 — Two new studies released by Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) at the XVI International AIDS Conference in Toronto this week demonstrate good outcomes in antiretroviral treatment (ART) of children living with HIV/AIDS across a wide array of resource-poor settings, but also show that pediatric drug formulations are excessively overpriced, costing up to six times more than adult equivalents.

August 10, 2006

Beirut, August 10, 2006 — The escalating violence in Lebanon means that humanitarian assistance is unable to reach people in large areas of the country. Roads have been cut off, basic necessities are running out, and people are terrified of leaving their homes. Despite this, the international humanitarian aid organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) will continue to use every possible avenue to provide life-saving medical assistance to those in need.

August 09, 2006

Paris/New York, August 9, 2006 – Deeply shocked by the killing of 17 Sri Lankan colleagues working with Action Against Hunger in Sri Lanka, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) demands that access to victims of the conflict there and security of humanitarian aid workers be guaranteed.

August 03, 2006

Khartoum, Sudan/New York, AUgust 3, 2006 – Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) demands that the provision of medical care be allowed and respected in the conflict areas of Darfur, Sudan. Many MSF activities are currently suspended in Darfur, leaving thousands of patients untreated everyday.

July 21, 2006

Bunia/New York, July 21, 2006 – Since July 14, an emergency team from Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has been working in the town of Gety, located south of Bunia, the capital of Ituri District in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), to assist a population of 39,000 displaced people. Bringing aid to the displaced is particularly difficult as security conditions remain tenuous in the area and as the population has doubled during the past week, growing from 22,000 on July 14 to 39,000 today. However, assistance is crucial as the displaced families, exhausted by their journey, are gathered amidst dire sanitary conditions.

July 06, 2006

Bangkok/New York, July 6, 2006 – People living with HIV/AIDS in developing countries in urgent need of an improved version of the AIDS drug lopinavir/ritonavir continue to be denied access to it by its sole manufacturer, Abbott Laboratories, according to the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF).

June 27, 2006

New York, June 27, 2006 — The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has launched its first podcast, featuring dispatches from the medical frontlines in southern Sudan, Colombia, and Nigeria.

June 22, 2006

Bunia, DRC/New York, June 22, 2006 – Since June 2, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) medical teams have been monitoring and treating victims of a pneumonic plague outbreak in north-eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

June 16, 2006

West Darfur, Sudan/New York, June 16, 2006 – More than 10,000 people have fled violence in southeastern Chad and have crossed the border to take refuge in Darfur, Sudan, according to the international humanitarian aid agency Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF).

June 14, 2006

Geneva, June 14, 2006 — The last two weeks have seen a sharp increase in admissions of patients suffering from severe malnutrition in the town of Dinsor, in Somalia's Bay Region. Despite recent rains that remain promising for the July harvest and that have eased access of villagers and cattle to water, a growing number of children are continuing to suffer from lack of food. A therapeutic feeding program run by Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in its health center in Dinsor has admitted more than 600 patients since the beginning of 2006, ten times more than during the same period last year.

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