MSF analysis of Gilead Hepatitis C license, March 2015
Médecins Sans Frontières/ Doctors Without Borders (MSF) plans to start treating people infected with hepatitis C virus in nine countries.
This requires affordable access to direct acting antiviral treatments, including those first registered by Gilead Sciences, and is looking for quality-assured generic versions that can help scale up treatment. However, Gilead’s voluntary license restricts access to affordable generic versions for millions of people with HCV in middle-income countries.
Read our analysics and key reccommendations on Gilead's voluntary license.