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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Washington D.C., June 10, 2003 - In testimony delivered to the Helsinki Commission, the House and Senate's joint commission on security and cooperation in Europe, the independent medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) urged the United States government today to press Russian authorities to immediately stop all official and unofficial measures forcing thousands of displaced Chechens to return to war-torn Chechnya.

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Monrovia/New York, 9 June 2003 - As virtually all international embassy, business, and non-governmental agency staff evacuate Monrovia, Liberians find themselves in an increasingly desperate situation in the capital, Monrovia, according to the independent medical aid organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). Fighting continues for the fourth consecutive day, and there is no functioning water supply, hospitals have no electricity or other source of energy, and Monrovians are now fleeing their homes to find safety elsewhere.

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Monrovia/New York: June 6, 2003 - The situation in Liberia's capital is increasingly chaotic, with thousands of displaced people arriving, the international medical aid organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) reported today. Since yesterday, tens of thousands of displaced people have been fleeing refugee camps outside the capital and moving into Monrovia.

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Evian, June 2, 2003 - Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) today denounced the G8 Action Plan on Health, criticizing the deliberate sacrifice of solutions to increase access to essential medicines in favor of G8 political and commercial interests.

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MSF appeals for urgent UN intervention

Brussels, May 28, 2003 - The first signs of malnutrition are now evident among the refugee population in Goré, Chad, 15 mile from the Central African Republic (CAR) border. In a recent food security assessment carried out by Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), 30% of children under 5 years of age are now at risk of acute malnutrition. Yet still no food is forthcoming.

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MSF demands immediate assistance for tens of thousands of civilians

Paris/New York May 26, 2003 - Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is alarmed at the conditions of aid and protection for the civilian population facing an intensification of fighting in Liberia, and demands that humanitarian issues be given absolute priority in discussions in June in Ghana.

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The long series of Israeli military incursions into the town of Beit Hanoun in the Gaza strip continues and intensifies. The latest has given rise to violent offensives against civilians and their property. Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), present in Gaza since the beginning of the second Intifada in September 2000, deplores the destruction and is alarmed at the medical, psychological and material consequences on local families affected by this disaster.

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Geneva, 22 May 2003 - A few days before the 192 countries at the World Health Assembly (WHA) discuss "intellectual property rights, innovation and public health" (provisional agenda item 14.9), MSF is releasing a report setting straight common misconceptions about patents and highlighting country efforts to overcome patent obstacles to accessing life-saving medicines.

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