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As US FDA approves promising new HIV drug dolutegravir, MSF asks when people in developing countries will have access
Geneva/New York, 13 August 2013 — As the US Food and Drug Administration approved the new HIV drug dolutegravir late yesterday, international medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without...
“I value my life”: Fifty-five Swazi patients celebrate successful cure Linda is sitting with his former treatment supporter, Nonhlanhla Zikalala, who helped see him through his recovery. Swaziland...
Last updated 12 August 2013
MSF starts first use of pneumococcal vaccine in South Sudan Geneva, 8 August 2013 — As Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) starts vaccinating against pneumonia in Yida refugee camp, South Sudan, the...
Newer vaccines have primarily been introduced in poor countries with support from the Global Alliance for Vaccines and Immunization (GAVI Alliance), but GAVI does not cover vaccination in refugee and...
Last updated 8 August 2013
Barrie Rooney, a laboratory scientist from County Leitrim, Ireland swapped her lecturing job in Kent, England to join MSF’s mobile sleeping sickness team in a remote corner of Democratic Republic...
Last updated 23 July 2013
Families ask for privacy at this sensitive time
Kuala Lumpur, 15 July 2013 – As negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) Agreement* move to Malaysia this week, Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) urges negotiating...
Nurse Flora Escourrou has recently returned from eastern Chad where she took part in a measles vaccination campaign. “It was my first mission for Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders...
Last updated 5 July 2013
As host to both the AIDS conference and TPP trade talks this month, Malaysia reportedly vows to reject a TPP trade agreement that harms access to medicines; other countries should follow suit, and Malaysia...
MSF pricing analysis also extends to HIV diagnostic and monitoring tools