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November 08, 2011

In a highly promoted speech at the National Institute of Health, Secretary Clinton calls on the world to create the first "AIDS-free generation" by using antiviral drugs, condoms, circumcision, and other approaches to stem the spread of HIV.

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November 08, 2011

A four-year test of drugs to treat a widespread parasitic disease called kala azar is announced by the governments of India and Bangladesh, Doctors Without Borders, the Drugs for Neglected Diseases Initiative and other groups. 

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November 07, 2011

A four-year test of drugs to treat a widespread parasitic disease called kala azar is announced by the governments of India and Bangladesh, Doctors Without Borders, the Drugs for Neglected Diseases Initiative and other groups

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October 19, 2011

Nathan Ford, medical director for Doctors Without Borders, warns that with too much focus on developing a malaria vaccine, the global donor community might forget about the standard preventative measures (such as mosquito netting and spraying) that still need to be funded until a vaccine is 100 percent effective.

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August 29, 2011

Chagas has been a scourge of the developing world for decades—particularly in poor Latin American countries, where a bug known as the kissing bug transmits the disease—but it's increasingly becoming a U.S. health problem.  

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July 04, 2011

From Sarah Boseley's Global Health Blog: Multi-drug resistant tuberculosis is on on the rise and hard to cure. Médecins Sans Frontières wants people with the disease to blog about it, to find out what they really need.

February 23, 2011

In southern Sudan, most medical facilities were destroyed during more than two decades of civil war. Now, the dire lack of health clinics, the long distances involved in reaching them, often days of walking and the unattainable costs of care are all barriers to people seeking medical help.

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January 19, 2011

Are the European Union and its multinational pharmaceutical companies now pressuring the Indian prime minister's office? In recent months, as negotiators from India and Europe have been thrashing out the details of a free trade agreement to be signed within months, people living with HIV have been hitting the streets. From New Delhi to Nairobi and Brussels to Bangkok, they have been protesting against the very real threat posed to India's ability to supply life-saving generic medicines to people across the developing world.  

December 31, 2010

In the 10 weeks since an epidemic erupted in Haiti, cholera has killed more than 3,000 people -- partly because the distribution of health supplies remains a logistical nightmare.

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November 29, 2010

The recent report on AIDS in South Africa, where Doctors Without Borders has been providing AIDS treatment for 10 years, lays out stark policy choices its government must make in order to reduce AIDS deaths and avert millions of infections in the next 20 years.

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