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January 11, 2007 to January 12, 2007

On January 11, 2007, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières, supported by Weill Cornell Medical College, convened a symposium entitled "No Time to Wait" in New York aimed at stimulating efforts to accelerate the development of effective new treatments for tuberculosis (TB).

Location: 
New York 
October 07, 2006

Following the assassination of five of its aid workers in June 2004, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) closed all of its medical programs in Afghanistan. MSF has assembled a selection of documentary photographs spanning 20 years of its 24-year history in Afghanistan that bear witness to the ongoing suffering of the Afghan people.

April 29, 2004 to April 30, 2004

The World Health Organization has recommended artemisinin-based combination therapy (ACT) to replace the failing drugs in order to reduce mortality and delay further development of resistance. Yet, progress has been slow in getting these new medicines to patients.

Location: 

Columbia University

New York 
May 01, 2003

MSF's Expo was an interactive exhibit that personalized the experience of living in a developing country with an infectious disease. Between March 2002 and May 2003, MSF took an interactive travelling exhibit to over 30 cities in 20 states across the U.S. to help raise awareness about the access crisis.

January 01, 1999

In 1993, this exhibit of drawings by Bosnian and Croatian children caught in conflict appeared at the Pompidou Center in Paris. In 1998 and 1999, it appeared in New York, Boston, and Los Angeles, bearing witness to the traumatic impact of war on children. Journalist John Hockenberry and actress Kathleen Chalfant joined MSF at its New York opening in Soho's Puffin Room.

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