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2011-04-05 11:06:00

Rising number of new cases putting thousands of children at risk. WASHINGTON, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With measles spreading rapidly in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), putting thousands of children at risk, the American Red Cross today called on the Democratic Republic of Congo and members of the global health community to work together to launch an immediate response to the outbreaks. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090108/RedCrossLOGO) "In countries...

2011-03-25 00:00:30

MSF report says fixing drug supply and price problems is urgent Geneva / Johannesburg (Vocus/PRWEB) March 24, 2011 A promising new diagnostic test will finally help detect more people with drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB), a development that lends greater urgency to solve major problems surrounding the pricing and supply of DR-TB medicines, according to a report released today by the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières...

2011-03-23 16:18:00

NEW YORK, March 23, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Rockjazz pianist ELEW today announced the details of an upcoming benefit he is holding on Thursday, March 31 at the Gramercy Theater in New York City, in cooperation with Live Nation and Party With Purpose to benefit the relief efforts of humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders and Save The Children for victims of the Japanese earthquake and tsunami.

2011-03-07 16:22:00

BELLEVUE, Wash., March 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Expedia® Affiliate Network (EAN) announced today that Doctors Without Borders / Medecins San Frontieres (MSF) will be the newest beneficiary of TravelRelief.org, EAN's charity program.

2010-11-10 07:00:00

BELLEVUE, Wash. and NEW YORK, Nov. 10, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Expedia, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXPE), the world's largest online travel company, today announced its support of the U.S. division of Doctors Without Borders /Medecins San Frontieres (MSF).

2010-11-09 06:56:00

PHILADELPHIA, November 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- - Percentage of Revenues From MD Consult Subscriptions Sold in Nov.-Dec. to go to Medical Relief Organization Which won the Nobel Peace Prize in 1999 Elsevier, (http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/homepage.cws_home) the world-leading publisher of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, announced today that it will contribute to Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) (...

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2010-09-12 09:55:00


The government of Nigeria is scrambling to contain a cholera epidemic that has killed some 800 citizens in two months.

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2010-08-22 09:07:51

Health officials said Friday that India is fighting off record levels of malaria infection in Mumbai.


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