MSF frequently publishes updates, press releases, and other forms of communication about its work in roughly 70 countries around the world. See the list below for the most recent updates or search by location, topic, or year.

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March 23, 2010

The beautiful, mountainous landscape is visible through the windows, but the patients here are all in serious condition, suffering from tuberculosis (TB), the leading cause of death of people living with HIV in Lesotho.

March 23, 2010

MSF is the only organization treating patients with drug-resistant tuberculosis in Armenia.

March 23, 2010

Rolandi Mamulia came to the TB hospital in Zugdidi, Georgia, after a previous TB treatment failed to cure him. The doctors suspect he has drug-resistant TB and are awaiting the results of a culture test (to establish the presence of drug-resistant TB) carried out in a Belgian laboratory on the patient's sputum. Right now, Rolandi is on standard TB drugs to stabilize his condition. However his health in deteriorating rapidly.

March 23, 2010

It was supposed to be a thing of the past, but Tuberculosis is still with us, claiming lives, growing more virulent, and demanding much more attention. On March 24, World TB Day, MSF will present a selection of stories and images detailing the work its doing around the globe to counteract this deadly disease.

March 22, 2010

Fabienne Nackers, France Broillet, Diakité Oumarou, Ali Djibo, Valérie Gaboulaud, Philippe J. Guerin, Barbara Rusch, Rebecca F. Grais, Valérie Captier
J Trop Pediatr 2010;56(6):407-13.
Journal of Tropical Pediatrics

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March 22, 2010

At one time, TB was considered on its way to being eradicated. However, the disease started a frightening comeback beginning in the 1980s and lasting through the present day.

March 22, 2010

Along with medical staff, social workers and psychologists are an integral part of the MSF TB team in Armenia

March 22, 2010

Having been through it himself, a former TB patient now does what he can to ensure as many patients as possible complete their treatment regimen

March 21, 2010

Since 2004, MSF has been working in Armenia, a country with one of the highest per capita rates of Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis in the world.

March 21, 2010

The World Health Organization estimates that one million children each year develop TB, the vast majority of whom live in resource-poor settings.

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