April 23, 2010

by Dr. Martin De Smet, Head of MSF's Working Group on Malaria

February 23, 2010

Over 1 billion people are infected with one of the 14 diseases defined by the World Health Organization (WHO) as neglected tropical diseases (NTDs). These are the most common infections in the 2.7 billion people living on less than $2 a day and affects those often marginalized and forgotten by governments, left to suffer in silence. NTDs are diverse but all cause severe disability or death, and bring a major economic burden on endemic countries.

July 30, 2009

In this interview, Dr. Fournier describes why a global response to the H1N1 pandemic must in the short term focus not only on vaccination, but on reducing mortality worldwide by emphasizing the identification and treatment of the most severe cases; and argues why access to the vaccine in the future must be based on medical need, not purchasing power of wealthy countries.

April 09, 2006

History is threatening to repeat itself for AIDS patients in the developing world. In Lagos, Nigeria, and many other parts of Africa, the next crisis has already arrived.

November 30, 2005

Dr. Alexandra Calmy, Advisor to MSF's Campaign For Access To Essential Medicines, writes about the progress and challenges of treating pediatric HIV/AIDS in resource-poor settings.

April 22, 2005

By Christa Hook, head of MSF's international working group on Malaria, and Nathan Ford, head of MSF's Manson unit, which provides support to malaria field programs.

November 29, 2004

By Dr. Jean-Hervé Bradol, President of MSF-France and MSF-USA Board Member, on the WHO, governments and the worsening HIV/AIDS crisis.

October 09, 2003

This editorial by Jean-Hervé Bradol, MD, President of Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)originally appeared in Le Monde.