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31 May, 2011
In Malawi, MSF is working with the local health system to shift responsibilities from doctors to nurses and lay workers, in order to reduce pressure on qualified health staff.   In this 5-part video-clip series, MSF demonstrates tools and models that could help make improved treatment accessible to many more. Between 8-10 June 2011, world leaders will meet in New York to decide on the future of the millions needing treatment urgently. By sharing this video, help us spread the word that...
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29 May, 2011
    In Malawi, MSF is cooperating with the local health system to bring care closer to where patients live.   In this 5-part video-clip series, MSF demonstrates tools and models that could help make improved treatment accessible to many more. Between 8-10 June 2011, world leaders will meet in New York to decide on the future of the millions needing treatment urgently. By sharing this video, help us spread the word that there is NO EXCUSE for governments to leave 10 million people untreated!
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27 May, 2011
  In northern Mozambique, MSF is empowering HIV-patients to take an active part in managing their disease.   In this 5-part video-clip series, MSF demonstrates tools and models that could help make improved treatment accessible to many more. Between 8-10 June 2011, world leaders will meet in New York to decide on the future of the millions needing treatment urgently. By sharing this video, help us spread the word that there is NO EXCUSE for governments to leave 10 million people...
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10 May, 2011
More than 27,000 migrants, refugees, and asylum seekers have arrived on the Italian island of Lampedusa since fighting began in Tunisia and Libya earlier this year. When they arrive, often after fleeing for their lives, they face appalling conditions. Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) has called once again on the Italian government to provide humane conditions for people escaping violence and abuse.
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5 May, 2011
  Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) medical coordinator in South Africa, Dr. Gilles van Cutsem, explains why Johnson & Johnson's putting their HIV/AIDS drugs in the Medicines Patent Pool is a matter of life and death to his patients. Take action - tell J&J to put its drugs in the pool - http://stopaidscampaign.org/poolparty/
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4 May, 2011
  Chronic violence and neglect in parts of northeastern Uganda's Karamoja region means 70 percent of the population has no access to any kind of health care. This affects women the most - maternal mortality rates here are 75 percent higher than the national average. MSF goals in Karamoja's Kaabong district are to strengthen government health services and to reach people who otherwise can't get to health facilities. 
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1 May, 2011
    Abidjan - further medical needs 
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26 April, 2011
For centuries, the drug quinine has been used to treat malaria. It’s been the main weapon in the battle against the disease, which is carried by mosquitoes, and kills close to one million people every year. The vast majority of the victims are children in Africa; and they die after the disease progresses to a severe form of malaria where their internal organs come under attack. At the moment, the treatment these children receive is quinine. But now, there’s a new drug that has been...
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20 April, 2011
    This video takes you onboard the latest MSF evacuation boat as it rescues 64 seriously wounded patients and 45 others from fighting in Misrata, Libya. Dr. Morten Rostrup said: "With the latest heavy bombardments in Misrata, the situation is worsening as hospitals have to discharge patients before their treatment is completed in order to treat those wounded by fighting. Many of the injured cannot even access medical facilities without further risking their life.” The MSF team also assessed...
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19 April, 2011
Female genital cutting, or FGC, is the practice of surgically removing part or all of a girl’s or woman’s external genitalia. It has a number of negative physical and psychological effects, and in the worst cases can lead to death through severe bleeding. MSF arrived in the Tagadom area of Red Sea State in 2006 to raise awareness about the medical effects of FGC and to offer high-quality, free-of-charge maternity services. First, however, the teams had to begin a very difficult, and ultimately...
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