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December 12, 2003

CAFTA Negotiations Roll Back US Promises to Put Public Health Before Profits

December 03, 2003

Violence Against Aid Workers in Afghanistan Esclates

November 30, 2003

Geneva, 1 December 2003 - Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) welcomes the ambitious objectives unveiled by the World Health Organization (WHO) today to get three million people with AIDS on treatment by 2005. WHO has immediately moved closer to meeting this target by announcing that a quality-assured twice-a-day pill is available to treat AIDS.

November 26, 2003

November 27, 2003, New York/Nairobi/Geneva - Millions of people with AIDS could benefit from life-saving antiretroviral (ARV) medicines, but it will only happen if treatment models become much better adapted to the real-life situation of developing countries, according to Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF).

November 18, 2003

Regional and Bilateral Trade Agreements Must Not Erode Patient Rights

November 13, 2003

MSF providing assistance to 497 immigrants without shelter in Ceuta, Spain

Ceuta, Spain, November 14, 2003 - Hundreds of men and women, most of them newly arrived asylum seekers from Sub-Saharan Africa, are still without shelter, sufficient food, and medical assistance on the beaches of Ceuta, Spain, and are being forced to spend nights in the open in poor weather conditions.

November 13, 2003

Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia, November 13, 2003 - As leaders convene at the XIII Iberoamerican Summit in Santa Cruz, Bolivia, the international medical humanitarian aid organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) calls upon governments in the Americas to guarantee access to medicines for people across the continent.

November 04, 2003

Rome, November 5, 2003 - As European Union (EU) and Russian leaders convene a summit meeting in Rome this week, the international humanitarian medical aid organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) calls upon the president of the European Union to press Russian President Vladimir Putin to secure the release of Arjan Erkel, the MSF volunteer abducted on August 12, 2002 in the Russian Republic of Dagestan.

October 26, 2003

27 October 2003 - Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) strongly condemns this morning's attack on an International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) compound in Baghdad. MSF also wishes to express its deep sorrow towards the relatives, friends and colleagues of those who were killed in the attack.

October 21, 2003

Geneva, 22 October 2003 - Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) welcomed today's Clinton Foundation announcement that generic AIDS drugs will now be available in some developing countries at dramatically reduced prices - the new price of US$0.36 per day nearly halves the lowest price to date. The generic companies involved in this agreement are producing fixed-dose combinations, which can be taken in the form of one pill twice a day.