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December 18, 2017

The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has filed a patent challenge in China to block Gilead’s patent application for the combination of two key oral hepatitis C medicines, sofosbuvir and velpatasvir.

November 14, 2017

Ministers from the eleven countries assessing the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal have suspended many of the damaging provisions that would have restricted access to medicines and vaccines, a victory for millions of people who rely on affordable medicines worldwide.

September 14, 2017

After 14 years in Kurram district, in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), Pakistan, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is withdrawing from the area. Without providing any explanation, authorities have refused to issue a No Objection Certificate (NOC). With no valid NOC, MSF cannot continue medical activities in Kurram Agency.

September 02, 2016

As the United States and other member countries of the G20 meet in Hangzhou, China, September 4-5, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is urging them to address the failures of medical research and development (R&D) to deliver medicines, vaccines and diagnostics that match the health needs of people around the world instead of only focusing on the most lucrative products.

February 26, 2016

New York/New Delhi—In proceedings that could have major implications for millions of people waiting for affordable access to a lifesaving hepatitis C drug, the Indian Patent Office this week began hearings to determine whether US pharmaceutical company Gilead Sciences deserves a patent for sofosbuvir, a hepatitis C drug for which the company currently charges $1,000 per pill in the US.

May 09, 2013

MSF teams have treated more than 110 people for blast injuries from election-related violence over the past four days.

February 01, 2013

MSF treated 55 wounded patients in Hangu following the February 1 bombing in the town's market.

December 19, 2012

Regardless of the parties or individuals responsible for the recent escalation of attacks against health workers in Pakistan, both patients and medical workers risk losing their lives while seeking or providing health care

September 14, 2011

Following a bomb blast today at a funeral in the Jandol area of Lower Dir in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan, dozens of severely injured people have been treated by MSF teams and medical staff in the Timergara District Hospital emergency room.

July 14, 2011

The United States government’s alleged misuse of a vaccination campaign in Pakistan for counter-terrorism purposes constitutes a dangerous abuse of medical care, MSF said today.

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