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

July 26, 2013

MSF is raising concerns about trade negotiations that could prevent India from manufacturing affordable, generic versions of newer AIDS medications.

July 16, 2013

New WHO guidelines for HIV treatment are a major step forward, but they will be a challenge for countries such as South Africa to implement, according to MSF's Dr. Gilles van Cutsem. 

June 28, 2013

A House subcommittee held a hearing on international trade disputes with India. Most of the event was devoted to U.S. drug company Pfizer's complaints about Indian policies that have fostered the country's billion-dollar generics industry.

June 25, 2013

South Africa has made major progress in the fight against AIDS since 2001, when MSF was the only organization providing antiretroviral treatment in the country. "Adherence clubs" piloted by MSF now make treatment more accessible than ever.

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.

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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February 09, 2012

Hundreds of people marched in New Delhi on Friday to protest an ambitious free-trade agreement being negotiated between India and the European Union that patient groups and health activists say could severely curtail India's production and export of affordable drugs for millions living with HIV in developing countries.

December 01, 2011

On World AIDS Day, President Obama announces that he is seeking additional federal money for efforts to prevent and treat HIV/AIDS in the United States and globally.
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December 01, 2011

President Obama challenges other nations to boost their commitments to fund HIV/AIDS treatment at a World AIDS Day event.  

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