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September 15, 2014

 

On September 15, Gilead Sciences is expected to announce agreements with a handful of Indian pharmaceutical manufacturers to produce and sell generic versions of two new Hepatitis C drugs—sofosbuvir and ledipasvir. Approximately 180 million people live with Hepatitis C today, with 350,000 people dying annually of the disease.

July 31, 2014

Thousands have been fleeing to Afghanistan and finding shelter in refugee camps; MSF is working to improve poor sanitation.

July 18, 2014

 

Heavy fighting in central and northern Helmand Province between the Afghan forces and opposition forces has led to an increase in the numbers of war-wounded presenting to the Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)-supported Boost Hospital, in Lashkargah. During the most intense phase of the fighting, from June 21 to July 5, MSF medical teams working in the hospital treated 68 patients with injuries related to the clashes.

March 26, 2014

MSF treated 17 victims of a bomb blast in its Kunduz trauma center.

October 04, 2013

Eleven days after the first of two severe earthquakes hit the Awaran area of Balochistan province, MSF still has not received government authorization to work in the area.

August 29, 2013

MSF is using mobile clinics to provide care to marginalized minority groups in the Afghan capital of Kabul.

August 29, 2013

Giving birth in conflict-torn Afghanistan is costly and dangerous. MSF runs a hospital in Khost province that provides free maternal care.

August 29, 2013

Renzo Fricke, MSF operational coordinator in Afghanistan, discusses the situation on the ground, where conflict continues to rage.

June 26, 2013

MSF testifies in Congress on India's right to keep lifesaving medicines affordable.

January 30, 2013

Cases of measles are on the increase in the eastern region of Pakistan’s Balochistan Province.

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