1999-2019: 20 Years of Advocacy in Action

MSF’s Access Campaign marks 20 years of work to secure access to affordable medicines, diagnostics and vaccines, and to stimulate medical innovation that answers public health needs

In 2019, MSF marks the 20th anniversary of the founding of the Access Campaign, which has been working to secure access to affordable medicines, diagnostics and vaccines, including promoting their research and development, for people in MSF’s care and beyond. This milestone provides an opportunity to reflect on what has been learned and accomplished – and what needs to be done going forward – in medical innovation and in ensuring access for all people in need.

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20 years ago, MSF received the Nobel Peace Prize. Today, the Nobel Prize Museum’s “Medicines Shouldn't Be a Luxury" exhibit reminds us that life-saving medicines are still too expensive!

20th Anniversary Magazine

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