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Our Past Work (2010-2013)

2012

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As a result of MSF's advocacy efforts, the Bihar State Health Minister inaugurates March 15 as Kala Azar Day
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MSF's Community Management of Acute Malnutrition (CMAM) programme in Darbhanga district surpasses 10,000 children treated, and expands after recognition from the state government
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MSF launches partnership with Drugs for Neglected Diseases Initiative (DNDi) in its Kala Azar programme, Vaishali, Bihar
MSF responds to the population displaced by violence in Assam with distribution of NFI kits
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MSF starts treatment of HIV and drug-resistant TB co-infections in Moreh, Manipur
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MSF consolidates its presence in India by opening an institutional office in New Delhi that support MSF fields' activites through the recruitment of volunteers, the collection of funds and raising awareness in the country

2011

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MSF helps the victims of the earthquake in Gujarat

2010

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MSF responds to flash floods in Leh, Ladakh, and distributes Non Food Items (NFI) kits and provides mental health support for victims
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MSF signs a three-year MoU with the Nagaland government to manage the government district hospital in Mon Providing primary and secondary care

Building Our Foundation (2000-2009)

2009

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MSF shifts operational activities from Dantewada district to Bijapur district. MSF starts Mother and Child Health Centre (MCHC) in Bijapur town
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MSF intervenes in the floods in Andhra Pradesh, the Cyclone Aila in West Bengal and assists the Government of India to fight the meningitus outbreak in Meghalaya and Tripura
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MSF starts treatment of drug-resistant Tuberculosis (DR-TB) in Mumbai and Manipur

2008

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MSF intervenes in the Kosi river floods in Bihar
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MSF receives a certificate of recognition from the Vaishali district authorities in Bihar for kala azar treatment
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MSF intervenes in the flood situation in Puri district, Orissa
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MSF gets approval from the district and state authorities in Darbhanga district, Bihar, to commence a medical treatment programme for children aged 6 to 59 months suffering from Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM)

2007

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MSF signs a Memorandum of Understandng (MoU) with the Bihar State Health Society to implement a kala azar treatment project
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MSF starts medical activities in Andhra Pradesh for people on the Chhattisgarh border affected by the conflict
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MSF hands over its projects (related to treatment of malaria) in Assam to the Ministry of Health and advocates for change of the malaria treatment protocol to Artemisinin-based Combination Therapy (ACT)
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MSF intervenes in the floods in Darbhanga district, Bihar

2006

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MSF receives approval from Dantewada authorities in Chhattisgarh to support displaced population
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MSF starts HIV/AIDS treatment programme in Mumbai
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MSF India establishes a trust with the name Medecins Sans Frontieres Holland India

2005

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MSF's Access Campaign sets up office in India
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MSF intervenes in ethnic clashes in Karbi Anglong district of Assam, supports 14,000 displaced people
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MSF signs a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Manipur AIDS Control Society to implement an HIV treatment programme
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MSF responds to July 2005 flooding in Mumbai and in Kurla, MSF provides emergency medical care and tests water to make sure that it is safe to drink
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MSF intervenes in the Jammu and Kashmir earthquake of October 9, 2005, supports 25,000 individuals and distributes 2,500 shelter kits

2004

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MSF receives approval from the National Vector Borne Disease Control Programme and the Manipur state government to implement malaria control activities in Manipur
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MSF responds to the serious flooding in Khagaria district, Bihar
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MSF responds to tsunami in Tamil Nadu

2001

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MSF receives approval from the Union Home Ministry and state authorities to implement a project in Assam
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MSF starts mental healthcare programme in Jammu and Kashmir
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MSF helps the victims of the earthquake in Gujarat

Laying The Foundation (1996-1999)

1999

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MSF establishes an office in India
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MSF starts Tuberculosis (TB) treatment programme in Mumbai
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MSF responds to cyclone in Orissa
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MSF receives the Nobel Peace Prize and a letter of appreciation from the President of India

1996

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Government of India awards MSF the Indira Gandhi Prize for Peace, Disarmament and Development