134 articles related to "neglected diseases"
Bolivia: MSF launches breakthrough program to detect Chagas-transmitting ‘kissing bugs’ using mobile phones
Vector control is an important aspect of MSF´s project in Narciso Campero. Bolivia 2013 © Juan Renau This year, MSF launched a central information system called eMOCHA in three municipalities...
Web article – Last updated 04 November 2016
On International Chagas Day, MSF asks the Bolivian government to increase the resources allocated to fight the disease
Bolivia 2011 © Vania Alves By Marc Bosch, MSF Program Manager for Bolivia Bolivia is the country with the highest prevalence of Chagas disease in the world. According to Chagas Coalition...
Web article – Last updated 14 April 2017
This article was originally published in The Wall Street Journal. Twice in recent months, drug makers have purchased priority review vouchers that can be used to obtain faster FDA reviews for medicines...
Web article – Last updated 08 December 2014
US Lawmakers Fail to Fix Flawed PRV Program Intended to Promote New Medicines for Neglected Diseases
Key House subcommittee examined bill today that amends neglected disease innovation incentive program without fixing loopholes abused by pharmaceutical corporations New...
Press Release – Last updated 10 April 2017
Multimedia – Last updated 27 February 2017
Bolivia: Doctors Without Borders ends Chagas operations, urges Ministry of Health to take over comprehensive care in rural areas
MSF staff hold an informative meeting on Chagas treatment in the community of Kochapata. Bolivia 2012 © Juan Renau NEW YORK, DECEMBER 20, 2016—After 14 years of Chagas diagnoses,...
Press Release – Last updated 24 April 2017
Submission Regarding Bill H.R. 3299: Suggestions to Fix the FDA PRV for Neglected Diseases Letter requesting support for changes to the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Priority Review Voucher...
Statements, Speeches, Letters – Last updated 19 May 2016
WHO Neglected Tropical Diseases Advisory Committee meeting Wednesday 13 April 2016 MSF intervention – Julien Potet, Access Campaign Dear NTD experts, MSF is pleased that the...
Statements, Speeches, Letters – Last updated 13 April 2016
Introduction Of the 24 neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) and conditions listed by WHO, snakebite is among the top killers . Tens of thousands die each year as a result of snakebite envenoming,...
In Medical Journals / Research Articles – Last updated 10 September 2015
Travelling by jeep and motorbike, an MSF mobile medical team is making its way through a remote and insecure region of Democratic Republic of Congo to screen and treat people suffering from sleeping...
Web article – Last updated 16 September 2015