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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.

April 12, 2013

MSF's Henry Gray explains how Malian refugees are suffering from hunger after fleeing to Mbera camp in Mauritania.

April 02, 2013

  A landmark ruling by India's Supreme Court underscores the need for patients to have access to generic medications at affordable prices, according to MSF's Jennifer Cohn.

January 24, 2013

  Rosa Crestani describes MSF's efforts to help Malians affected by recent armed conflict. Thousands have fled in recent days to Mauritania.

January 18, 2013

  MSF is calling for medical and humanitarian access to the war-affected town of Konna in central Mali. The Malian military has closed all roads to Konna, according to MSF's Malik Allaouna.

January 16, 2013

MSF is calling on all parties to the conflict in Mali to allow medical access to the population, Dr. Chibuza Okonta said in an interview from Bamako.

January 15, 2013

MSF's Greg Elder speaks about efforts to treat people wounded and displaced in the escalating armed conflict in Mali.

January 14, 2013

  MSF's Rosa Crestani speaks about the need for all parties to the conflict in Mali to avoid harming civilians and medical facilities.

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.

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.

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