New Delhi/Geneva, 26 September 2006 – A challenge against India’s patent law filed by the Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis will be heard in the Chennai High Court in India today. International...
Last updated 26 September 2006
Geneva, 14 November 2006 – Drug prices are on the rise five years after the historic signing of the Doha Declaration on TRIPS* and Public Health at the 2001 World Trade Organization (WTO) Ministerial...
Last updated 14 November 2006
New Delhi/Geneva, August 6, 2007 – The landmark decision by the High Court in Chennai to uphold India's Patents Act in the face of the challenge by Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis is a major...
December 1, 1999, Geneva - The lack of access to effective drugs in developing countries is part of a greater HIV/AIDS public health crisis. The epidemic has killed 16 million people in less than 20...
Last updated 1 December 1999
December 9, 1999, Oslo - War and civil strife in Africa are causing a re-emergence of deadly diseases that had previously been brought under control. Despite dramatic growth in incidence, diseases such...
MSF Calls on Clinton Administration to Actively Support Thailand Efforts to Produce Affordable Anti-HIV Drugs
January 12, 2000 Bangkok/New York - The international relief organization Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) today called on the US administration to take concrete steps to begin implementing the new widely...
Last updated 12 January 2000
March 13, 2000, Geneva - Today, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) demanded that the pharmaceutical company Pfizer dramatically reduce the price of a life-saving drug to treat an AIDS-related infection...
April 3, 2000, New York/Geneva - The international medical relief agency Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) today welcomed the announcement that Pfizer will donate the anti-fungal drug, Diflucan. (fluconazole),...
Last updated 3 April 2000
May 17, 2000, Geneva - On the day that the 53rd World Health Assembly (WHA) discusses HIV/AIDS; confronting the epidemic (resolution EB105.R17), public health advocates call for the WHA to provide...