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July 24, 2003

Illusion of protection can do more harm than good

July 24, 2003

MSF Urges Warring Parties to Stop Targeting Civilians and Medical Facilities

Monrovia, 25 July 2003 - This morning shells landed in Monrovia's "Mamba Point" neighborhood, where the international medical humanitarian organization Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) has been running two hospitals since the city's public hospital was forced to close a month ago. One shell exploded only ten meters from the gates of the hospital compounds. The MSF teams have already received more than 50 wounded and 11 dead.

July 19, 2003

MSF Treating War Wounded Civilians; One Staff Member Killed

July 15, 2003

Paris, 16 July 2003 - A key opportunity to support the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria has been missed: donor countries have failed to muster up enough funding to seriously tackle these killer diseases in developing countries. At a Paris meeting today sponsored by the French Government and Global Fund it became clear that a 50% deficit for the third, October 2003 funding round has not been filled by new donations. The fund currently has access to only about US$450 million to cover projects that will need between US$800 million a US$1 billion.

July 14, 2003

Guatemala City, July 14, 2003 - The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) warns that a ruling by the Guatemalan government in April seriously jeopardizes access to life-saving medicines for the most vulnerable people in Guatemala.

July 08, 2003

July 07, 2003

New York/Mandera, July 8, 2003 - The international medical aid organization Doctors Without Borders/'Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) evacuated its team from Mandera, in northeast Kenya, following last week's attack against one of its international volunteers.

July 03, 2003

Bunia, DR Congo, July 4, 2003 - The international humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) warned today that there are not enough essential supplies to help the displaced people coming to the northeast town of Bunia in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Since last Saturday, thousands of people have been returning to the town where an intervention force led by the European Union has been deployed since June 6.

July 03, 2003

New not-for-profit drug research organization born

June 26, 2003

Monrovia, Liberia, June 27, 2003 - The few health facilities still functioning in Monrovia are stretched to their limits. The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) has transformed two of its compounds in the Mamba Point area of the Liberian capital into emergency hospitals with outpatient and inpatient facilities. The vast majority of people they receive are civilians who arrive with wounds from stray bullets and mortars.