Médecins Sans Frontières

MSF urges pharmaceutical corporations to release clinical data to help develop urgently needed new TB regimens

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) urges Sequella and Pfizer to provide open access to all existing clinical data for sutezolid to help accelerate the research and development of urgently needed new, lifesaving TB treatment regimes.

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Fewer than 5% of people in need are treated with new TB drugs, nearly four years after their approval

Companies and countries must take urgent action to increase access to these life-saving treatments.

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Georgia: endTB partnership launches clinical trial to target toughest strains of TB

TBILISI (Georgia), 6 March 2017 – Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), Partners In Health (PIH) and other leading medical organizations have launched a major clinical trial which seeks to revolutionize treatment for the toughest strains of tuberculosis (TB), the world’s leading infectious disease killer. The first patient started treatment in Georgia last week.

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Pioneering new MSF-run clinical trial for drug-resistant TB treatment starts

A pioneering new clinical trial aiming to find a radically improved course of treatment for drug-resistant tuberculosis (TB) began on 17th January 2017, when the first patient took the first pill in Uzbekistan.

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MSF calls on Johnson & Johnson to improve access to bedaquiline

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) urges Johnson & Johnson to ensure widespread access to bedaquiline for the treatment of multidrug-resistant TB.

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MSF and Stop TB Partnership urge further action to address TB crisis at BRICS health meeting

Geneva, 16 December 2016

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MSF urges the Global Fund to freeze implementation of transition plans

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) expressed concerns about the Global Fund’s policies on allocation, co-financing, and transition.

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Tajikistan: Stories from MSF's paediatric TB projects

Delamanid is one of the first new TB medicines in over 50 years, and recently the project team in Dushanbe, Tajikistan's capital, started treating a young TB patient with it. It follows several months of preparations and negotiations with the Ministry of Health and its counterparts.

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India: New drugs, new hope

Two new drugs, bedaquiline and delamanid, are proving to be the very last life-line for TB patients with the most extreme forms of drug resistance. While a few patients benefit from these new drugs in India, many die before being able to access them as they are not widely available.

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MSF reports on use of the new TB drugs bedaquiline and delamanid

Access to the new TB drugs remains severely limited worldwide, but MSF hopes its experience can inform and encourage wider use, while needed clinical research continue.

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