Medical data and research from Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) field operations are regularly published in the peer-reviewed literature.

Below is a selection of recently published MSF medical research articles. For copies or to search all MSF research publications, please visit the MSF Field Research website.

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Laurence Ahoua, Chantal Umutoni, Helena Huerga, Andrea Minetti, Elisabeth Szumilin, Suna Balkan, David M Olson, Sarala Nicholas, Mar Pujades-Rodriguez 
J Int AIDS Soc 2011;14:2.
Journal of the International AIDS Society

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Francois Chappuis, Emilie Alirol, Dagemlidet T. Worku, Yolanda Mueller, Koert Ritmeijer
Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2011;55(1):455-6.
Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy

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Arjen M Dondorp et al, for the AQUAMAT group
Lancet 2010;376(9753):1647-57. (doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(10)61924-1)

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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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Laurence Ahoua, Harriet Ayikoru, Katherine Gnauck, Grace Odaru, Emmanuel Odar, Christine Ondoa–Onama, Loretxu Pinoges, Suna Balkan, David Olson, Mar Pujades-Rodríguez
Journal of Tropical Pediatrics 2010;56(1):43-52. (doi: 10.1093/tropej/fmp054)

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Yolanda Mueller, Dawson B. Mbulamberi, Peter Odermatt, Axel Hoffmann, Louis Loutan, François Chappuis
Trop Med Int Health 2009;14:910-7.
Tropical Medicine & International Health

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Laurence Ahoua, Gunar Guenther, Loretxu Pinoges, Paul Anguzu, Marie-Laure Chaix, Clotilde Le Tiec, Suna Balkan, David Olson, Charles Olaro, Mar Pujades-Rodríguez
BMC Infectious Diseases 2009;9:81. (doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-9-81)

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Philippe J. Guerin, Lisbeth M. Næss, Carole Fogg, Einar Rosenqvist, Loretxu Pinoges, Francis Bajunirwe, Carolyn Nabasumba, Ray Borrow, Leif O. Frøholm, Salah Ghabri, Vincent Batwala, Rogers Twesigye, Ingeborg S. Aaberge, John-Arne Røttingen, Patrice Piola, Dominique A. Caugant
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 2008;2:e342. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000342)

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Jan H. Kolaczinski, Dagemlidet Tesfaye Worku, François Chappuis, Richard Reithinger, Narcis Kabatereine, Ambrose Onapa, Simon Brooker
Emerging Infectious Diseases 2007;13:507-509.

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Laurence Ahoua, Chantal Umutoni, Helena Huerga, Andrea Minetti, Elisabeth Szumilin, Suna Balkan, David M Olson, Sarala Nicholas, Mar Pujades-Rodriguez 
J Int AIDS Soc 2011;14:2.
Journal of the International AIDS Society

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More >

Francois Chappuis, Emilie Alirol, Dagemlidet T. Worku, Yolanda Mueller, Koert Ritmeijer
Antimicrob Agents Chemother 2011;55(1):455-6.
Antimicrobial Agents and Chemotherapy

Read more

More >


Arjen M Dondorp et al, for the AQUAMAT group
Lancet 2010;376(9753):1647-57. (doi: 10.1016/S0140-6736(10)61924-1)

Read more

More >

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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Laurence Ahoua, Harriet Ayikoru, Katherine Gnauck, Grace Odaru, Emmanuel Odar, Christine Ondoa–Onama, Loretxu Pinoges, Suna Balkan, David Olson, Mar Pujades-Rodríguez
Journal of Tropical Pediatrics 2010;56(1):43-52. (doi: 10.1093/tropej/fmp054)

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Yolanda Mueller, Dawson B. Mbulamberi, Peter Odermatt, Axel Hoffmann, Louis Loutan, François Chappuis
Trop Med Int Health 2009;14:910-7.
Tropical Medicine & International Health

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Laurence Ahoua, Gunar Guenther, Loretxu Pinoges, Paul Anguzu, Marie-Laure Chaix, Clotilde Le Tiec, Suna Balkan, David Olson, Charles Olaro, Mar Pujades-Rodríguez
BMC Infectious Diseases 2009;9:81. (doi: 10.1186/1471-2334-9-81)

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Philippe J. Guerin, Lisbeth M. Næss, Carole Fogg, Einar Rosenqvist, Loretxu Pinoges, Francis Bajunirwe, Carolyn Nabasumba, Ray Borrow, Leif O. Frøholm, Salah Ghabri, Vincent Batwala, Rogers Twesigye, Ingeborg S. Aaberge, John-Arne Røttingen, Patrice Piola, Dominique A. Caugant
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases 2008;2:e342. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000342)

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Jan H. Kolaczinski, Dagemlidet Tesfaye Worku, François Chappuis, Richard Reithinger, Narcis Kabatereine, Ambrose Onapa, Simon Brooker
Emerging Infectious Diseases 2007;13:507-509.

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