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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Kandahar, Afghanistan, March 31, 2003 -- The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is shocked and appalled by the killing of a staff member of the International Committee of the Red Cross. Ricardo Munguía, a water and habitat engineer, was shot in cold blood on March 27 in Uruzgan province, southern Afghanistan. MSF shares the grief and outrage of Mr Munguía's family, friends, and colleagues, and expresses its sincerest condolences to his loved ones.

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Amman, Jordan, 26 March 2002 – The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) sent two trucks of medical supplies for Baghdad from Amman, Jordan, today. The 10 tons of supplies include materials for 300 surgeries, post-operative medicines, water and sanitation supplies, and some nutritional material.

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New York, March 26, 2003 -- The Ingush authorities have given the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) until March 26, 2003, to destroy 180 shelters constructed by MSF for the most vulnerable displaced Chechens in neighboring Ingushetia. This order represents an additional obstacle preventing humanitarian organizations from aiding a population increasingly threatened by forced repatriation.

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Doctors Without Borders Sends Emergency Team to Aid Displaced

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New York/Brussels, March 18, 2003 – Following the March 15 seizure of power in the Central African Republic (CAR) by General Bozizé, the situation for the nearly 30,000 Central African refugees taking refuge in the south of Chad is becoming more precarious by the day. Yet as the crisis deepens, international aid agencies seem reluctant to react.

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UNHCR and Liberian Government Urged to Open Camps in Safe Areas

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Russian authorities unwilling to assume their responsibilities

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Kinshasa, March 6, 2003 - A serious measles epidemic has reached the region of Kamina Lenge, south of Ankoro, in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has launched a vaccination campaign for close to 50,000 children.

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Lubumbashi/New York, February 21, 2003 - As the death toll from cholera rises dramatically, the international medical aid organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has dispatched medical teams and medicines to fight several epidemics in the Democratic Republic Congo (DRC).

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Geneva, February 13, 2003 -- Starting in April last year, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has been urging pharmaceutical company Roche to reduce its price for nelfinavir (brand-name Viracept), a crucial second-line AIDS drug that was priced out of reach of most patients in developing countries. Roche's announcement today that they will sell nelfinavir with significant reductions in poor countries is a welcome result of this long campaign.

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