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May 22, 2003

The long series of Israeli military incursions into the town of Beit Hanoun in the Gaza strip continues and intensifies. The latest has given rise to violent offensives against civilians and their property. Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), present in Gaza since the beginning of the second Intifada in September 2000, deplores the destruction and is alarmed at the medical, psychological and material consequences on local families affected by this disaster.

May 21, 2003

Geneva, 22 May 2003 - A few days before the 192 countries at the World Health Assembly (WHA) discuss "intellectual property rights, innovation and public health" (provisional agenda item 14.9), MSF is releasing a report setting straight common misconceptions about patents and highlighting country efforts to overcome patent obstacles to accessing life-saving medicines.

May 20, 2003

Group demands access to vulnerable populations

May 13, 2003

An Estimated 3,000 to 4,000 Children Suffer from Acute Malnutrition in Damot Gale District, Southern Region

New York, May 14, 2003 - Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is escalating the nutritional emergency intervention the organization launched in Damot Gale District, Wollayita Zone, Southern Region of Ethiopia (SNNPRS) on April 23rd.

May 11, 2003

Doctors Without Borders Welcomes News; Demands More Be Done to Secure His Release

May 05, 2003

As the tent camps are about to be closed in Ingushetia, an MSF survey shows that more than 98% of Chechen displaced families living in the camps do not wantto go back to Chechnya

April 30, 2003


Friday, May 2, 2003, 9:30 am EST
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National Press Club - Zenger Room
529 14th Street NW
Washington, DC