Médecins Sans Frontières

Breaking the cycle: Paediatric DR-TB detection, care and treatment in Tajikistan

The Tajik Ministry of Health and Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) began a comprehensive paediatric tuberculosis (TB) care programme in 2011. The paediatric TB project in Dushanbe aims to decrease the TB morbidity and mortality rates among children and their family members. In 2013, MSF documented this, producing a report about improving paediatric TB care.

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Advocates raise serious concerns about errors in the WHO guidelines for the treatment of drug-resistant TB

Advocates call on WHO leadership to act immediately and correct specific technical errors in the WHO guidelines for the treatment of drug-resistant TB.

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MSF: Johnson & Johnson should make TB drug available for all at $1/day

MSF protests at J&J’s annual shareholders meeting to demand a say in how lifesaving TB drug developed with considerable joint efforts, including public funding and MSF operational research, will be made available and affordable.

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TB activists for first time challenge TB drug patent in India

TB activists for first time challenge TB drug patent in India, in bid to prevent Johnson & Johnson from extending monopoly.

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MSF statement at WHO Executive Board 144th Session: Follow-up to the UN High-Level Meeting on TB

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) representatives attended the 144th Session of the World Health Organization (WHO) Executive Board (24 January – 1 February 2019, Geneva, Switzerland) and delivered a statement on the follow-up to the UN High-Level Meeting on TB held in September 2018.

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Vacancy: Consultant - TB Environmental Scan in Canada

Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Canada is looking for a consultant to conduct an environmental scan of the Canadian policy, research, and innovation environment as it pertains to TB drugs, diagnostics, and vaccines; to provide strategic advice to MSF on areas of focus for engaging and shaping the policies and practices that develop and deliver new TB tools.

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HIV and TB treatment at risk as countries gradually lose Global Fund support

Médecins Sans Frontières calls on Global Fund Board to make urgent changes to prevent drug stock-outs and quality issues.

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Médecins Sans Frontières calls on Johnson & Johnson to cut key TB drug price in half

Warns high prices of TB drugs restrict people's access to best drug-resistant TB treatment.

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Global leaders must make tangible commitments at UN High-Level Meeting on TB

Médecins Sans Frontières calls on governments to scale up TB testing and treatment to save more lives today, and make real commitments to develop more effective and easier-to-use tools to defeat TB tomorrow.

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Médecins Sans Frontières calls for affordable access to critical TB drug bedaquiline

Médecins Sans Frontières to Johnson & Johnson: We need affordable and sustainable supply of bedaquiline.

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