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September 13, 2005

Zinder, Niger, September 13, 2005 – Tens of thousands of children in Niger still require immediate nutritional assistance, according to the international medical aid agency Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). A nutritional and retrospective mortality survey conducted by the group and its research affiliate, Epicentre, in the Zinder region this past August found one in five children suffering from malnutrition. The study revealed an even more critical situation for children less than 30 months old, with nearly one in three malnourished and 5.6% severely malnourished. Just last week, MSF medical teams admitted nearly 1,000 severely malnourished children for treatment in Zinder alone.

August 22, 2005

Paris/Niamey, August 22, 2005 - Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) warned today that recently begun food distributions in Niger are not reaching those with the greatest needs, especially children under five years of age in the worst-affected areas. MSF calls on United Nations' Secretary General Kofi Annan to take measures to ensure that UN agencies like the World Food Program (WFP) and UNICEF distribute aid according to the real needs of people.

August 03, 2005

New York/Geneva, August 3, 2005 – The international humanitarian aid organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) continues to treat victims of violence in all locations where it is present in Darfur.

July 27, 2005

Rio de Janeiro/Geneva, 27 July 2005 – Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is successfully treating an increasing number of children living with HIV/AIDS, according to data from MSF treatment programs presented at a "late breaker" session at the 3rd International AIDS Society Conference in Rio de Janeiro. MSF's clinical outcomes are good despite the fact that currently available diagnostic tests and medicines are poorly adapted for children.

July 19, 2005

Geneva/Paris, July 19, 2005 – Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) teams in several areas of Bahr-El-Gazal province in southern Sudan, are treating a growing number of children suffering from severe malnutrition.

July 05, 2005

July 05, 2005

5 jiyè 2005 POTOPRENS/NOUYOK - Devan ogmantasyon vag violans la nan potoprens, kapital ayiti, Medsen san frontye (MSF) mande jodi-a pou tout moun ak zam nan vil la respekte la vi popilasyon sivil la e yo dwe kite yo vinn pran swen byen rapid le yo blese nan moman gen afwontman san yo pa ba yo pwoblem.

July 05, 2005

Port au Prince/New York, July 5, 2005 – As violent attacks intensify and spread in Haiti's capital Port au Prince, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) today called on all armed groups in the city to respect the safety of civilians and allow those wounded during clashes immediate access to emergency medical care.

June 28, 2005

June 28, 2005, Niamey/New York – Tens of thousands of children are suffering from severe malnutrition in Niger today, many in grave condition and in danger of dying unless they receive urgent medical care, according to Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). A recent nutritional survey by MSF and its research affiliate, Epicentre, in the villages to the north of Maradi and Tahoua, found mortality rates for children under five years of age above the emergency threshold of 2 deaths/10,000 people/day for the past two months.

June 20, 2005

Khartoum/Amsterdam, June 20, 2005 – The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) welcomes the dropping of all charges against Paul Foreman, its head of mission in Sudan, and Vincent Hoedt, its regional coordinator in Darfur.

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