MSF has acknowledged a move by Johnson & Johnson to reduce the price of bedaquiline, one of the most effective drugs for drug-resistant forms of tuberculosis (DR-TB) as an important step that should allow more people to access this life-saving drug. But the price should come down further and be extended to more countries.
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The African Union (AU) held a virtual conference where Africa's role in the development and access to COVID-19 vaccines was discussed yesterday.
Our organization is calling for any future COVID-19 medicines and vaccines to be made affordable for all ahead of the Gavi Vaccine Alliance meeting this week.
As the number of people infected with COVID-19 continues to grow in India, MSF has set up a temporary treatment centre for COVID-19 patients in Patna.
Our organization has withdrawn its activities in Dasht-e-Barchi in Kabul, Afghanistan. Our General Director Thierry Allafort-Duverger gives insight into our decision.
Our organization has withdrawn from Dasht-e-Barchi in Kabul, Afghanistan following attacks to our maternity ward which led to the deaths of mothers, babies and medical personnel.
Our teams have been forced to suspended medical support in Macomia, Mozambique following a recent attack on the village that also resulted in the destruction of our healthcare centre.
More than 200,000 people have been forced to flee into the hills of Ituri in the last two months as violence surges