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September 28, 2010

Updates from Honduras, Pakistan, Yemen and Niger.

September 23, 2010

In Pakistan's Balochistan province, MSF is working to provide clean drinking water and to prevent outbreaks of waterborne diseases.

September 14, 2010

In Mozambique's Tete province, MSF is working with an innovative model for HIV/AIDS treatment that depends on the patients themselves to help facilitate the use of antiretrovial (ARV) drugs.

September 06, 2010

Living conditions for people displaced by floods in Pakistan have intensified malnutrition. Malnourished children are more susceptible to potentially deadly illnesses, such as acute watery diarrhea and pneumonia.

August 26, 2010

Displaced people living under makeshift tents are in need of medical assistance, water, and shelter.

August 20, 2010

Cholera is endemic in Pakistan, and conditions created by the recent floods greatly compound the possibility of an epidemic outbreak. MSF is taking every precaution to prevent such an outbreak from happening while preparing for a large scale response if it does.

August 20, 2010

Water sources have been lost or contaminated in Mingora, leaving this population at risk of rapidly spreading diseases. MSF is now providing 200,000 liters of fresh water there every day.

August 20, 2010

A young woman who sustained a spinal cord injury during the war between government troops and rebels last year, receives treatment and community support at an MSF treatment facility in Vavuniya.

August 18, 2010

Since severe flooding began in Pakistan in late July, MSF has been providing medical care at its pre-existing programs and through mobile clinics, working to enable access to clean drinking water, and distributing essential non-food items to millions of displaced people in order to prevent outbreaks of water related  illnesses.

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