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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Not Quite, Says MSF: Research and Development of New Treatments Urgently Needed

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European Parliament Demands that Drug Companies Drop Case Against South African Medicines Law

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Online Signers Support South Africa's Struggle for AIDS Medicines; Demand Pharmaceutical Companies Drop Court Case

New York, March 12, 2001 — Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has announced the launch of "Drop the Case!" - an international petition drive calling on the 39 pharmaceutical companies suing the South African government to abandon the court case that is stopping South Africans from receiving AIDS drugs.

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Maputo, March 9, 2001 — Recent floods in Mozambique have polluted water sources, raising concerns about the threat of epidemics such as cholera, malaria, and measles.

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MSF Welcomes Judge's Decision to Accept Amicus Brief

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Amsterdam, February 8, 2001 — At a press conference held in Moscow today, released aid worker Kenneth Gluck, head of mission for the North Caucasus operations of the international medical aid agency Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), related details of his kidnapping, captivity, and release. Gluck, 39, was abducted by armed individuals while traveling in an unarmed humanitarian convoy near the village of Starye Atagi in Chechnya on January 9.

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MSF Challenges Pharmaceutical Industry to Match Generic Prices

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Amsterdam, February 4, 2001 — This afternoon Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) received confirmation that its aid worker Kenneth Gluck, who had been abducted on January 9, 2001, in Chechnya, was released yesterday and is safe.

In a short telephone discussion this afternoon Mr. Gluck confirmed his release. He is now under safe protection of the competent Russian authorities.

The priority for MSF is now to work on a safe return of Mr. Gluck.

 

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MSF Calls for General Food Distribution by WFP for Affected Populations

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