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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Monrovia, August 1, 2003 - Hundreds of thousands of civilians are still besieged in the Liberian capital of Monrovia. Over the past two weeks, teams from the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) have treated 400 war wounded. In Samuel Doe stadium, where 40,000 people have sought shelter, MSF teams are carrying out over 250 consultations a day. In an attempt to continue addressing these needs, two charter planes of humanitarian aid arrived in Monrovia today.

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Illusion of protection can do more harm than good

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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.

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MSF Treating War Wounded Civilians; One Staff Member Killed

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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New not-for-profit drug research organization born

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