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January 19, 2010

Take a tour of one part of the inflatable hospital Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) will set up in Haiti.

January 19, 2010

Six MSF cargo planes loaded with vital medical material like antibiotics have been redirected to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. This will delay MSF staff's ability to treat patients who urgently need it.

January 19, 2010

Needs for urgent medical care mount while obstacles to receiving much-needed supplies continue.

November 30, 2009

December 1, 2009, is World AIDS Day, and we are bringing you snapshots of life with HIV in an area hardest-hit by the disease—Khayelitsha, a sprawling township mired in poverty on the outskirts of Cape Town, South Africa. Watch the videos and meet these HIV patients: a 10-year-old boy, a young woman rejected by her family, a woman failing on her second-line drugs, and a patient who was co-infected with HIV and TB and now helps other patients.

October 27, 2009

Sleeping sickness is a major health problem in sub-Saharan Africa. With existing medicines either cumbersome to administer or a cause of intense side effects, a new and cheaper therapy, NECT, holds great promise of benefitting thousands of vulnerable patients.

September 24, 2009

Watch these animations that explain how a patent pool could deliver the medicines we need.

May 13, 2009

Although the recent abduction of a Belgian doctor and a Dutch medical coordinator ended positively, such attacks pose dangers to MSF’s health care activities in a country where millions of people depend on humanitarian aid.

May 12, 2009

A total of 1,900 people have died in Nigeria, Chad, and Niger in a recent meningitis epidemic and MSF has launched its largest ever vaccination campaign against the disease.

May 12, 2009

MSF has treated nearly 8,000 Laotian Hmong refugees in northern Thailand over the last four years. Now MSF’s work in the Huai Nam Khao camp is threatened.

May 12, 2009

Following MSF's expulsion earlier this year the organization affirms that it would be ready to provide emergency aid if the situation changes and conditions allow its work with complete neutrality, impartiality, and independence. 

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