39 Drug Companies vs South Africa: People die for lack of affordable drugs as inhumane industry ignores reality
March 5, 2001, Pretoria – Over the next seven days, one of the most stark acts of corporate inhumanity will unfold in a small courthouse in downtown Pretoria. "Five thousand sick South Africans will...
Last updated 5 March 2001
Voices of people living with HIV to be heard by South African court: MSF welcomes judge's decision to accept amicus brief
March 6, 2001, Pretoria - Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) today welcomed the South African High Court's decision to accept evidence from the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC), a South African NGO representing...
Last updated 6 March 2001
March 8, 2001, Pretoria - Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) today announced the launch of an international petition drive calling on the 39 pharmaceutical companies suing the South African government...
Last updated 8 March 2001
Nigeria's Choice of Generics Will Allow 10,000 to be Treated but This Strategy May be Outlawed by New World Trade Rules
April 25, 2001, Abuja, Nigeria - Oxfam and Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) welcome the announcement made by President Olusegun Obasanjo of Nigeria that 10,000 people will soon have access to free AIDS...
Last updated 25 April 2001
June 27, 2001, United Nations, New York - The international medical aid organization Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) today reacted with optimism to the Declaration of Commitment on HIV/AIDS submitted...
Last updated 27 June 2001
Last updated 1 December 2001
"A COUNTRYWIDE MTCT PREVENTION PROGRAMME IS AN INELUCTABLE OBLIGATION OF THE STATE" - PRETORIA HIGH COURT South Africa, 14 December 2001 - "I am overwhelmed with happiness for all HIV positive women....
Last updated 14 December 2001
Generic AIDS Drugs Offer New Lease of Life to South Africans, Importation of generics cuts price in half
29 January 2002, Johannesburg – Yesterday, three members of the Treatment Action Campaign, (TAC) returned to South Africa from Brazil carrying generic drugs manufactured for use in an AIDS treatment...
Last updated 29 January 2002
Kiev, 24 May 2002 – The international medical aid organization Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), together with the All Ukrainian Network of People Living with HIV/Aids, criticise the recent agreement...
Last updated 24 May 2002
Geneva, 29 May 2002 - In Zimbabwe, where over 2,000 people die of the disease every single week, AIDS is threatening the very future of the country. Life expectancy has dropped to less than 41 years,...
Last updated 29 May 2002