New International President, Dr Christos Christou
At 21 years of age, a young Zambian volunteer found working with MSF for three months to support Congolese refugees put him on completely new career path – from journalism to nursing because he wants to save lives.
MSF has been providing support in two camps hosting more than 12,000 Congolese refugees who have fled violence in southeast Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).
In another promising development for people affected by large-scale cholera epidemics, recent data from Zambia’s 2016 cholera epidemic has highlighted that just one dose of oral vaccine provides effective short-term protection.
Swiss multinational company Roche faced global condemnation today from women living with cancer and health activists.
The largest cholera vaccination campaign ever undertaken has just commenced in Zambia’s capital, Lusaka.
TAC, MSF & SECTION27 welcome the announcement that the Department of Trade and Industry has called for public comment on the long-overdue draft National Policy on Intellectual Property.
A first-of-its-kind study released today by Doctors Without Borders (MSF) maps progress across 23 countries on HIV treatment strategies.
The growing number of averted HIV/AIDS deaths according to data released by UNAIDS represents important progress, but the number of people put on treatment must increase dramatically in order to reap the benefits of the new science showing that HIV treatment both saves lives and helps prevent new infections.