Buruli ulcer disease is a serious necrotizing skin infection caused by the environmental pathogen Mycobacterium ulcerans and represents the third most common mycobacterial infection worldwide after tuberculosis...
Last updated 26 March 2013
Over the past half century, there have been unprecedented improvements in health outcomes, spurred in part by unparalleled scientific progress in the pharmaceutical sector. Yet access to the benefits...
Last updated 12 December 2012
How to boost R&D for a low-cost, point-of-care rapid diagnostic test and better drugs for tuberculosis On 11 April 2008, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) convened a one-day consultation of tuberculosis...
Last updated 11 April 2008
Introduction 2011 marks the ten-year anniversary of two events that have helped shape people’s ability in developing countries to access quality, affordable medical care. First, the signing of...
Last updated 20 December 2011
‘5 Lives’ are the stories of people that MSF works with every day, whose health and lives often hang on a simple medical intervention. These personal experiences are a snapshot of the unnecessary...
Last updated 20 October 2011
Medical Innovations in Humanitarian Situations explores how the particular style of humanitarian action practiced by Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has stayed in line with the standards in scientifically...
Last updated 3 June 2011
Every day, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is confronted with the lack of access to adequate or affordable medical tools in the field. We face two major challenges the high cost of existing medicines...
Last updated 16 January 2009
The latest edition of Untangling the Web of Antiretroviral Price Reductions (UTW) released at the IAS 2011 in Rome demonstrates a growing and deadly divide in antiretroviral (ARV) prices offered to the...
Last updated 18 July 2011
Vaccines have made possible some of the greatest public health successes in the past century.
Last updated 10 May 2010
EU member states are not contributing their fair share to research and development for tuberculosis (TB).
Last updated 15 October 2009