Médecins Sans Frontières has learnt that the verdict in Indian Supreme Court case of Novartis vs. Government of India will be handed down on Monday, 1 April 2013. The verdict will be the final act...
Last updated 26 March 2013
Once considered a disease on the decline, the social and economic downfall that followed after the collapse of the Soviet Union has sparked an escalation of the TB epidemic in many post-USSR countries,...
Last updated 7 March 2013
Mari Carmen Viñoles and Jean François Saint-Sauveur landed in Harare, the capital of Zimbabwe in April 2009, after several previous assignments with Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). Mari Carmen arrived...
Last updated 27 December 2012
MSF’s Access Campaign has been working to help MSF medical teams get access to affordable and effective medicines, suited to the environments where we operate, for well over a decade now. Dr. Manica...
Last updated 19 December 2012
Thirty years into the HIV/AIDS epidemic, and more than a decade into antiretroviral treatment (ART) being introduced in developing countries, the latest scientific evidence shows that treatment both...
Last updated 27 November 2012
Novartis and Bayer are both charging exhorbitant prices for medicines in India as they continue their fight against the country's patent law that puts people over profits in the name of access to affordable...
Last updated 11 September 2012
USA 2012 © MSF Mqondisi Mkandla is a 17-year-old Zimbabwean boy. He is studying at St Bernard’s High School in Bulawayo, the second biggest city in Zimbabwe. He is an orphan and lives with his...
Last updated 20 July 2012
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has learnt this morning that final arguments in the Indian Supreme Court case of Novartis vs. Government of India has been re-scheduled for 11 September 2012. The case...
Last updated 22 August 2012
19 April 2012 - This week, MSF opened a new clinic in Moreh, a small rural town in Chandel district in the Indian state of Manipur that is on the border with Myanmar. The specialised clinic offers...
Last updated 19 April 2012
Hearings in the case opposing Swiss pharmaceutical company Novartis and the Indian government are now set to start on 10 July. The Novartis Supreme Court case is the final act in a legal battle that...
Last updated 28 March 2012