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National control activities crippled by lack of sustainable funding Geneva/ Kinchasa -6 December 2012 – Advances in the development of new diagnostic tests and treatment bode well for the fight...
Last updated 6 December 2012
MSF Urges GAVI to Extend Vaccine Prices to Humanitarian Actors to Help Close Gap of Unvaccinated Children
Dar es Salaam/ Geneva, 6 December 2012 – The GAVI Alliance should systematically extend the prices it obtains for vaccines to humanitarian actors that are often well placed to reach unvaccinated children,...
Last updated 5 December 2012
After 12 weeks of hearings in India's Supreme Court, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has learnt that final arguments into the Novartis vs. Union of India case challenging the interpretation of Section...
Last updated 4 December 2012
On 26-28 November 2012, countries were meeting at the World Health Organization (WHO) to address the failings of the medical R&D system and discuss the conclusions of a 2012 report by a WHO-hosted...
Last updated 29 November 2012
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