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DOCTORS WITHOUT BORDERS HEAD OF MISSION ABDUCTED MORE THAN 16 MONTHS AGO IN THE NORTHERN CAUCASUS

New York/Geneva, December 25, 2003 - Arjan Erkel, Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) Head of Mission in the Northern Caucasus, has spent 500 days in captivity since he was kidnapped on the night of August 12, 2002, in the Russian Federation. Arjan Erkel, a 33-year-old Dutch man, was abducted by three armed gunmen in Makhachkala, the capital of Dagestan, a Russian republic neighbouring Chechnya.

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MSF Calls on Agencies, Including UNHCR, to Step Up Assistance Urgently

New York/Nairobi, 17 December 2003 - Since the beginning of December, at least 26,000 refugees have arrived in eastern Chad having fled the escalating conflict in the Darfur region of northern Sudan, according to Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) teams working at the border.

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

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Violence Against Aid Workers in Afghanistan Esclates

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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.

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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).

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Regional and Bilateral Trade Agreements Must Not Erode Patient Rights

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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.

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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.

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