MSF's publications are an expression of our belief in the principle of témoignage, or bearing witness, and the belief that we are accountable to those we work for and with. Sharing news about our activities and reflecting on them, offering critiques when necessary, are therefore crucial aspects of our work.

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10.30.2014

A survey of TB diagnostic and treatment practices in eight countries, October 2014.

MSF briefing paper, December 2014

December 17, 2013

Tuberculosis (TB) and its drug-resistant forms are a global health threat to which children are particularly vulnerable.

July 11, 2013

MSF doctor Emily Wise blogs from Karakalpakstan, Uzbekistan, where MSF is working to treat tuberculosis patients.

April 05, 2012

In northwestern Uzbekistan, drug-resistant forms of tuberculosis (TB) are spreading while only one in 10 people with TB receives treatment. Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has treated more than 2,000 people with drug-resistant TB in Uzbekistan over the last 10 years.

March 18, 2012

Her coffin had already been built when Rohatay TagsAbdullaeva learned she could get help in her native Uzbekistan. As World TB Day approaches, MSF celebrates her good health, but also remembers the huge number of people with TB who cannot get the help they need.

March 23, 2011

Photographer and MSF field worker Misha Friedman visited MSF's tuberculosis project in Nukus, western Uzbekistan, where he met patients with heartbreaking stories: a 19-year-old man whose year and a half of difficult treatment for multi drug-resistance TB (MDR-TB) did not work; a 16-year-old boy who has recovered but feels the stigma of having had TB; a young woman weighing 50 pounds, holding on to hope that her treatment will be effective.

January 31, 2011

The World Health Organization estimates that 8,700 people in Uzbekistan are stricken with multi-drug resistant tuberculosis—or MDR–TB—each year. Patients with MDR–TB must endure an even longer, even more painful treatment regimen than the already tedious process patients with drug–responsive TB go through. Due to high costs and the complexity of diagnostics and treatment, most countries with a high TB burden struggle to treat those who need it.

July 20, 2010

On June 10, violent clashes between Kyrgyz and Uzbeks erupted in southern Kyrgyzstan, lasting five days, leading to major population displacement both in and outside the country. Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) began its emergency response on June 15.

June 30, 2010

In the regions of Osh and Jalal-Abad, MSF continues to provide medical and psychological care and to distribute relief items to the many people who have been affected and displaced by violence.

June 30, 2010

Andrei Slavuckij, head of MSF's programs in southern Kyrgyzstan, describes the situation in Osh, two weeks after violent clashes killed hundreds of people.

June 22, 2010

MSF now has six teams on the ground providing medical care to people wounded or displaced by the recent violence in Kyrgyzstan

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