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MSF responds to the outcome of the Global Technical Consultative Meeting on Identification of Health R&D Demonstration Projects
On December 4-5, WHO held a Global Technical Consultative Meeting on Identification of Health R&D Demonstration Projects to select the final list of projects to be taken forward to WHO Executive Board and World Health Assembly in January and May 2014. The group considered 22 projects that had been recommended by WHO member states through a regional selection process.
Last updated 6 December 2013
Intervention by Mr Rohit Malpani, Médecins Sans Frontières International 5 December 2013 Médecins Sans Frontières field teams bear witness to the fact that the current innovation model is failing our patients every single day. As a medical, humanitarian organisation providing medical care in over 65 countries around the world, we thank WHO and its Member States for allowing us to provide input into this important process.
Last updated 5 December 2013
Médecins Sans Frontières/ Doctors Without Borders (MSF) response to the final amount of funding pledged at the replenishment meeting of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria, which concluded in Washington, DC on Tuesday (3 December). At the meeting, the Global Fund announced it had received pledges totaling $12 billion for the next three years, falling short of its minimum target of $15 billion.
Last updated 4 December 2013
Last updated 22 November 2013
For the first time in more than two years, text from the intellectual property chapter of the secret Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement negotiations has been leaked. Since 2010, the negotiations have been shrouded in secrecy, with none of the current 12 negotiating Pacific-rim countries releasing text or information on a trade agreement that will ultimately impact the lives of at least half a billion people.
Last updated 13 November 2013
The World Health Organisation (WHO) issued its global Tuberculosis report for 2013. Read Dr. Grania Brigden's, TB Advisor for Médecins Sans Frontières’ Access Campaign, response below.
Last updated 23 October 2013
On October 1, 2013, the World Health Organization, the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease, the Stop TB Partnership and other partners launched the Childhood TB Roadmap, a guiding document that seeks to outline the activities that need to be implemented to accelerate progress toward the elimination of childhood TB. MSF released the below short statement in response:
Statement from Doctors Without Borders/ Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) on the occasion of the Special Event regarding the post-2015 Millennium Development Goal agenda (New York, 25 September 2013)
Last updated 25 September 2013
Response by Médecins Sans Frontières to the UK government's announcement at the United Nations Millennium Development Goals Summit to provide £1 billion to the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB, and Malaria for the next three years, contingent on other donors committing $15 billion total:
Last updated 23 September 2013
[The following is an update to our 25 July 2013 sign-on letter] Dear colleagues Thank you for supporting the call from MSF asking Hain Lifescience to reconsider its price rise for the latest version of the GenoType MTBDRplus rapid diagnostic for multi-drug-resistant tuberculosis.
Last updated 15 August 2013