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May 04, 1998

May 5, 1998 — Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) surgical teams at Connaught Hospital in Freetown, Sierre Leone, report that the number of patients suffering from severe mutilations has increased significantly over the past few weeks. The victims, mostly civilians, originate from the northeastern region of Kono, where insecurity is still rife.

April 05, 1998

Hundreds of Thousands at Risk of Starvation in Bahr El Ghazal ? 35% of Children Severely Malnourished

March 08, 1998

MSF Launches Emergency Operation, Seeks Funds to Cover Costs

February 11, 1998

Civilians Trapped and Under Fire - Wounded Unable to Reach Hospital

January 28, 1998

MSF Treats 767 Patients; Reports Death Rate of 16.5 Percent

January 06, 1998

More Than 15,000 People Flee the Area

Brussels/New York, January 7, 1998 — Early yesterday morning, the village of Maramvya, north of Bujumbura, Burundi, came under attack. Health and feeding centers were attacked and partly damaged, and more than 15,000 people fled toward Kinama in Bujumbura, and then to Mubone. There were already 3,000 displaced persons from Rukaramu taking shelter in Maramvya following a recent attack on their own village.

December 06, 1997

Distribution of Goods and Staff Training Urgently Needed

October 14, 1997

MSF Appeals for Humanitarian Corridor

Geneva/New York, October 24, 2013—In a study published today in the open-access journal The Lancet Global Health, the Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative (DNDi) and other researchers report a persistent deficiency in truly new therapeutics for neglected diseases, despite nominal progress and an acceleration in research and development (R&D) efforts. This continued ‘fatal imbalance’ in medical R&D points to the urgent need to develop and deliver groundbreaking new treatments for the world's poorest and most neglected patients.

JUBA, SOUTH SUDAN, JANUARY 17, 2014—Thousands of people are going without desperately needed medical care after the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) was forced to suspend activities in Malakal, South Sudan, following the looting of its compound yesterday.

MSF condemns the incident in the strongest possible terms. The suspension of medical activities comes barely one week after the looting of another MSF facility in Bentiu, capital of Unity state. Malakal is located in Upper Nile State.