Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) frequently publishes updates, press releases, and other forms of communication about its work in more than 60 countries around the world. See the list below for the most recent updates or search by location, topic, or year.

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October 07, 2010

Millions of people in developing countries rely on affordable generic medicines produced in countries including India to stay alive. But the European Commission is pushing aggressive policies that will severely restrict people’s access to these lifesaving medicines.

October 07, 2010

As the European Commission (EC) resumes negotiations today on a trade agreement with India that could block access to lifesaving generic medicines, MSF launches a global campaign to stop Europe’s multiple attempts to restrict access to these medicines for patients across the developing world.

October 06, 2010

Patrice Piola, Carolyn Nabasumba, Eleanor Turyakira, Mehul Dhorda, Niklas Lindegardh, Dan Nyehangane, Georges Snounou, Elizabeth A Ashley, Rose McGready, Francois Nosten, Philippe J Guerin
Lancet Infectious Diseases 2010;10(11):762-9. (doi: 10.1016/S1473-3099(10)70202-4)

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October 06, 2010

MSF’s priority has been to provide flood-affected populations with access to health care free of charge, clean water, and essential items such as cooking kits, hygiene kits, and tents.

October 06, 2010

In Mathare, a poor area on the outskirts of Nairobi, MSF treats children with TB, but just diagnosing them is extremely challenging. Results of the lack of research into TB means the main diagnostic tool for the adult form of the disease is 130 years old and not at all adapted for use with children.

October 05, 2010

Update on MSF's response to the flooding in Pakistan.

October 05, 2010

Major donor countries have chosen to undercut the main international funding mechanism to save the lives of millions of people at risk of dying from AIDS, TB, and malaria, said the international medical humanitarian organization Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) today.

October 04, 2010

MSF has treated 400 children for lead poisoning in Zamfara State and is currently treating 100 more.

October 03, 2010

In Sukkur, Sindh Province, as well as other areas in Pakistan, people displaced by the flooding that began at the end of July are still suffering. About 1,198 Pakistani MSF staff, with 135 international staff, have so far conducted more than 49,500 medical consultations and are distributing 1,250,400 liters (330,320 gallons) of clean water per day in Sindh, Punjab, Balochistan, and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa provinces.

October 03, 2010

Despite the continuing tense situation, MSF counselors have restarted visiting patients in the hospitals in the capital, Srinagar, and are offering on-the-spot psychological assistance to victims of violence and their families.

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