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Thirty years into the HIV/AIDS epidemic, and more than a decade into antiretroviral treatment (ART) being introduced in developing countries, the latest scientific evidence shows that treatment both...
Last updated 27 November 2012
The Aka Pygmy communities living in the northern Congo have been ostracised in their home country for many years. They have almost no access to healthcare and, as a result, are still affected by a neglected...
Last updated 23 November 2012
International Medical Conference to Assess Progress and Shortcomings of Global Health Revolution for Neglected Patients
Médecins Sans Frontières, Drugs for Neglected Diseases initiative, Mount Sinai School of Medicine’s Global Health Program Convene Medical Experts from Around the World for New York Conference
Last updated 22 November 2012
Awareness week for Buruli ulcer underway in Cameroon In the town of Akonolinga,in Cameroon, MSF has been developing treating the little-known Buruli ulcer for the past ten years. Cameroon 2011...
Last updated 19 November 2012
UPDATE ON THE CASE Hearings into the case commenced on 11 September 2012, with representatives for Novartis being the first to present their arguments. The court has also heard arguments from generic...
Last updated 16 November 2012
New MSF multinational study of paediatric TB/HIV co-infection confirms crisis of undiagnosed TB among children Geneva/Kuala Lumpur, 15 November 2012 – Data from the largest-ever multinational cohort...
Last updated 15 November 2012
Implementation of new test increases drug-resistant TB diagnosis while shortening treatment initiation time
MSF data results reveal urgent need to scale up DR-TB treatment Geneva/Kuala Lumpur, 13 November 2012 – Results from the largest multi-country implementation of the new rapid tuberculosis (TB) diagnostic...
Last updated 13 November 2012
New data from MSF research arm Epicentre finds vaccines that aim to protect against life-threatening diarrhoeal disease aren't suited to disease type most commonly found in Africa and Asia.
Last updated 8 November 2012
First patient cured of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis in Epworth, Zimbabwe In her home on the outskirts of Zimbabwe’s capital city, 48-year-old Mary Marizani says that, although she has conquered...
Last updated 31 October 2012
Family doctor Cristian Casademont has years of experience practising medicine in Africa, having worked in Democratic Republic of Congo, Ethiopia and Central African Republic. Now based in Barcelona,...
Last updated 17 October 2012