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25 Jul 2018 description


In a complex and fast-changing world, we remain focused and resolute in pursuit of our goal – to provide the most appropriate, effective medicine in the harshest of environments. As well as responding to vital needs, our aid is born of a desire to show solidarity with people who are suffering, whether as a result of conflict, neglect or disease.

03 May 2001 description

New York/Geneva, May 3, 2001 - The international humanitarian medical aid agency Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) welcomes today's agreement between the World Health Organization (WHO) and Aventis securing the production of lifesaving medicines to treat sleeping sickness. MSF is particularly glad that Aventis has made a long-term commitment to guarantee the supply of the drugs.

15 Jan 2001 description

Third annual listing emphasizes unremitting violence against civilians in Chechnya, Angola, Colombia, Indonesia
January 15, 2001, New York - Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) today issued its third annual list of the most under-reported humanitarian stories of the year. The organization compiled the list to call attention to human crises that were largely ignored by the U.S. press during 2000.

29 Sep 1999 description

Food Situation in Angola Slightly Improved: Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is to begin a nutritional survey in Malanje at the end of this week in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, UNICEF, and other non-governmental organizations. Doctors Without Borders is currently running seven feeding centers in the besieged city. A total of 1,500 children are receiving therapeutic feeding in six of these centers, and an additional center is providing supplementary feeding.