Médecins Sans Frontières

MSF sounds alarm over high numbers of people dying with AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa

Global attention needed to prevent and treat AIDS in antiretroviral era, with 50% of hospital admissions in MSF hospitals already on treatment and showing clinical signs of failure; TB and cryptococcal meningitis remain HIV patients’ primary comorbidities.

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MSF urges G20 to take action on health issues

Ahead of the G20 Summit in Hamburg, where global health is on the agenda for the first time, the international medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) called on G20 leaders to follow through on the declaration made by their health ministers in late May.

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Out of Step 2017

New MSF report shows slow progress in adopting and implementing key TB prevention, testing and treatment policies and practices.

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Médecins Sans Frontières TB field research in Tajikistan, Uzbekistan and Kyrgyzstan

 

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MSF open letter to G20 Health Ministers highlights 3 global health priority areas

Médecins Sans Frontières: Open letter from MSF to the Meeting of the G20 Health Ministers

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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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