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MSF Written Submission to the Canadian House of Commons Standing Committee on International Trade for consideration in the study of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement
Summary: Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) provides the following written submission regarding the impact that the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement will have on access to affordable medicines and biomedical innovation for consideration by the House of Commons Standing Committee on International Trade’s study of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement.
Last updated 20 January 2017
A nurse at work at Zugdidi regional TB hospital, in Georgia’s Samegrelo region, where MSF first started working in 2006. Georgia 2016 / Daro Sulakauri, MSF Geneva, 16 December 2016
Last updated 16 December 2016
Open letter to Johnson & Johnson on ensuring widespread access to bedaquiline for the treatment of tuberculosis
Paul Stoffels, MD Executive Vice President and Chief Scientific Officer Johnson & Johnson Geneva, 15 December 2016 Dear Dr. Stoffels Re: Ensuring widespread access to bedaquiline for the treatment of tuberculosis
Last updated 15 December 2016
Last updated 12 December 2016
MSF intervention on UNAIDS Programme Coordinating Board Intellectual Property MSF welcomes the report from UNAIDS on intellectual property issues related to diagnosis and treatment of HIV. The report confirms the challenges that IP barriers create for MSF since we started treating people living with HIV over fifteen years ago. We encourage UNAIDS to keep working on this issue as it is critical to ensure access to affordable medicines.
Last updated 8 December 2016
16 November 2016 Dear Secretariat and Board of the Global Fund, We are writing to you on behalf of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) to convey our concerns about the Global Fund’s policies on allocation, co-financing, and transition, as the Board and Secretariat prepare to roll out its next funding allocations to countries.
Last updated 16 November 2016
Civil society statement following the 47th Union World Conference on Lung Health, Liverpool (October 2016) 15 November 2016
Last updated 15 November 2016
October 26, 2016 President Barack Obama The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW Washington, DC 20500 Dear President Obama:
Last updated 26 October 2016
24 October 2016 We, Members of the European Parliament Working Group on innovation, access to medicines and poverty-related diseases, would like to express our strong support for the findings and recommendations of the recently released report prepared by the High-Level Panel on Access to Health Technologies1, convened by the United Nations Secretary-General.
Last updated 24 October 2016
An open letter to the sixteen governments negotiating the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP)
17 October 2016 Health organisations call on trade ministers to reject provisions that would negatively affect access to generic medicines in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership agreement.