Browse the latest stories and reports on MSF from various media outlets.

December 31, 2012

  The Food and Drug Administration has granted accelerated approval for bedaquiline, the first tuberculosis drug to be developed in 40 years. Bedaquiline is "a potential game changer" in treating drug-resistant tuberculosis, according to Dr. Manica Balasegaram, executive director of MSF's Access Campaign.

December 24, 2012

  A measles epidemic is endangering many children in the Democratic Republic of Congo. MSF is treating patients and administering hundreds of thousands of measles vaccinations.

November 06, 2012

Medical teams from Doctors Without Borders witnessed a small increase in the number of cholera patients in Port-au-Prince following Hurricane Sandy.

October 29, 2012

Doctors Without Borders is responding to the reappearance of malaria in Greece after a 40-year hiatus.

October 16, 2012

Deane Marchbein, president of Doctors Without Borders, spoke about responding to crises in South Sudan, Libya and Haiti on the public radio program "Conversations with Allan Wolper."

October 11, 2012

Access to medicines is a crucial issue in private talks over the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the largest trade deal in U.S. history.

September 19, 2012

NPR reports on the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo and the challenges that health care workers face in responding to it. MSF's Alfonso Verdu and Armand Sprecher are interviewed.

August 21, 2012

Novartis AG goes to India's Supreme Court on Wednesday to seek patent protection for its blockbuster cancer drug Glivec in a case that could deliver far-reaching ramifications for multinational pharmaceutical companies operating in India.... Novartis's critics, including Médecins Sans Frontières [Doctors Without Borders], say that if the company prevails, it could set a legal precedent that allows pharmaceutical giants to patent a range of drugs in India that are now available from generic producers, including HIV medicines. That would demolish a thriving low-cost industry and lead to higher prices, not just in India, they say, but elsewhere in the developing world where India is a major exporter of drugs.

April 12, 2012

The World Health Organization recently issued new guidelines to prevent mother-to-child transmission of HIV. The recommendations include getting more women on treatment sooner and staying on it for life. The guidelines have the support of the medical aid group Doctors Without Borders, also known as MSF.

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March 09, 2012

Five years ago, Ivan Gayton would spend months at a time in the African bush with no connection to the outside world except for a satellite phone or a high-frequency radio.

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