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Tajikistan © Wendy Marijnissen In the garden of the paediatric TB hospital in Dushanbe, the capital of Tajikistan, streamers and balloons are hung, chairs are pulled up, and food and drinks are being...
Last updated 7 November 2013
First new tuberculosis drug in fifty years risks being squandered without better research and pricing strategies
New TB drug bedaquiline illustrates need for paradigm shift in developing and ensuring access to new treatment combinations
Last updated 29 October 2013
Geneva/Stockholm, 28 October 2013— Several key policy changes are urgently needed at the GAVI Alliance to help reduce the number of children not benefitting from vaccination globally (22.6 million...
New study shows that, despite some progress, only 4% of new drugs and vaccines approved 2000-2011 were for neglected diseases, and a ‘fatal imbalance’ remains in R&D for many neglected patients
Dr Unni Karunakara embarks on a personal odyssey to cycle 5000 kms from Srinagar to Kerala to connect with people about health, healthcare, and humanitarianism
Last updated 11 October 2013
Parliamentary committee recommends Brazil acts to improve access to medicines and medical innovation
Governments in Trans-Pacific trade deal urged to reject political trade-offs harmful to access to medicines
On sidelines of APEC Summit, US may propose differential treatment for some countries, which still blocks access to medicines for millions
Geneva, October 1, 2013 Today, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) welcomes Dr Joanne Liu as the new International President of the medical humanitarian organisation. Dr Liu was elected President during...
Last updated 1 October 2013
U.S. Puts Unwarranted Pressure on India for Taking Legal Steps to Increase Access to Affordable Medicines
New Delhi/ New York, 25 September 2013 - On the eve of a meeting between U.S. President Barack Obama and Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières...
Last updated 25 September 2013
Tessy Fautsch, a nurse, went with Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) to Wamba in the north of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) to take part in a measles vaccination campaign that is part of...
Last updated 23 September 2013