Medical Press Review

This is a quarterly review of articles/research published by MSF sections, articles of interest, or articles with MSF mentions, from a targeted search of the general/international medical press. It should be of interest to medical students, but please note for many of the sites you will need a login and password to access the articles.

Epicentre report/Darfur, Sudan. Anon – New in Brief. Causes of death in Sudan. Lancet 2004; 363.

MSF workers attacked in Afghanistan. MSF workers attacked in Afghanistan. Lancet 2004; 363: 1962. Sheldon T. Charity suspends work in Afghanistan after five staff are killed. BMJ 2004; 328; 1398.

Chechnya/MSF. Cunningham A, et al. The Politics of Terror. Lancet 2004; 363.

Pain, Sierra Leone/MSF-UK Scientific Day. Moszynski P. Pain control often neglected in war areas. BMJ 2004; 328:1399.

Arjan/Dutch government . Sheldon T. Dutch government demands reimbursement for charity worker's ransom. BMJ 2004; 328: 1516.

MSF research/West Nile virus. Depoortere E, et al. Outbreak of West Nile virus causing severe neurological involvement in children, Nuba Mountains, Sudan, 2002 . Trop Med Int Hlth 2004; 9: 730-736.

Cheaper HIV/AIDS drugs. Eggerston L. Cheaper HIV/AIDS drugs coming. CMAJ 2004:170.

MSF research/Bangladesh malaria. Van den Broek IVF, et al. Drug resistance in Plasmodium falciparum from the Chittagong Hill Tracts, Bangladesh. Trop Med Int Hlth 2004; 9, June 2004.