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MSF ACCESS TO MEDICINES CAMPAIGN

Doctors Without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF), an independent,international humanitarian voluntary NGO delivers emergency medical care in over 85 countries. MSF is sponsoring an Access to Essential Medicines campaign in Europe and US in 2002/2003.The lack of access to affordable, effective essential drugs causes millions of people to die each year from treatable diseases.The campaign's exhibit visits 22 cities in the US and comes to Portland on 25 July-Saturday, 27 July at Pioneer Courthouse Square, 10AM-6PM.
Doctors Without Borders is Coming to Portland!
Access EXPO Exhibit at Pioneer Courthouse Square for Three Days

What: The "Access to Essential Medicines EXPO" Exhibit
An interactive exhibit housed in a 48-foot tractor-trailer. Using photographs and multimedia, the exhibit highlights the need for more research and development into treatments for diseases that affect the world's poor.

When: Thursday, July 25 - Saturday, July 27, 2002 - 10:00am - 6:00pm

Where: Pioneer Courthouse Square

Events: Film Screening and Discussion: "Your Money or Your Life"
A new documentary on sleeping sickness and HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa.
Thursday, July 25, 2002 - 7:00pm
The 5th Avenue Cinema - T: (503) 725-8262 - PSU, 510 South West Hall Street

Information Session - Volunteering with Doctors Without Borders

When: Friday, July 26 -2:00pm

Where: OHSU Hospital Room 8B60

homepage: homepage: http://www.doctorswithoutborders.org.events_accessexpo.shtml