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November 15, 2017

Ahead of the first-ever Global Ministerial Conference on “Ending TB” in Moscow, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), the Stop TB Partnership, and tens of thousands of supporters called for countries with the most people affected by tuberculosis (TB) to implement the latest international treatment and testing standards by World TB Day, March 24, 2018.

September 14, 2017

After 14 years in Kurram district, in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), Pakistan, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is withdrawing from the area. Without providing any explanation, authorities have refused to issue a No Objection Certificate (NOC). With no valid NOC, MSF cannot continue medical activities in Kurram Agency.

March 21, 2016

New York/Geneva, March 21, 2016—Two years after two new drugs to treat tuberculosis (TB)—the first in over 50 years—were conditionally approved for use, only two percent of the 150,000 people who need them most have been able to access them, according to Doctors Without Borders’ new edition of DR-TB Drugs Under the Microscope.

May 09, 2013

MSF teams have treated more than 110 people for blast injuries from election-related violence over the past four days.

February 01, 2013

MSF treated 55 wounded patients in Hangu following the February 1 bombing in the town's market.

December 19, 2012

Regardless of the parties or individuals responsible for the recent escalation of attacks against health workers in Pakistan, both patients and medical workers risk losing their lives while seeking or providing health care

September 14, 2011

Following a bomb blast today at a funeral in the Jandol area of Lower Dir in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, dozens of severely injured people have been treated by MSF teams and medical staff in the Timergara District Hospital emergency room.

July 14, 2011

The United States government’s alleged misuse of a vaccination campaign in Pakistan for counter-terrorism purposes constitutes a dangerous abuse of medical care, MSF said today.

January 25, 2010

Islamabad, 26 January, 2010 - MSF deeply shocked by sudden forced evacuation of 7,000 displaced people in the Lower Dir district of North West Frontier Province

December 11, 2009

Islamabad, December 10, 2009 - The massive influx of an estimated 300,000 people who fled fighting in South Waziristan is straining the capacity of hospitals in the Dera Ismael Khan district to meet the needs of displaced and resident populations. Despite the assistance provided by authorities, acute medical needs are not being met in D.I. Khan hospitals.

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