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  1. MSF Welcomes HIV Vaccine Trial With Cautious Optimism

    An HIV vaccine trial in Thailand involving 16,000 volunteers showed potentially promising results ... the initiative as it opens up a new chapter in HIV vaccine research. "As the first vaccine trial to show any ... significant efficacy, it gives hope for the development of an effective vaccine in the future" said Paul ...

    MSF-USA Adminis... - Sep 25 2009 - 5:39am

  2. Access to Essential Medicines: Ten Stories That Mattered in 2011

    of access to medicines, vaccines, and diagnostics. Access to Essential Medicines: Ten Stories That Mattered ... The price of vaccines is a newer source of contention, and will remain so, now that the world’s largest ... purchasers are openly publishing vaccine prices for the first time. 2011 is also the ten-year anniversary ...

    MSF-USA Adminis... - Dec 18 2011 - 9:01pm

  3. Access to Essential Medicines: Ten Stories That Mattered in 2010

    Frontières (MSF) has been closely following the developments in the world of access to medicines, vaccines ... of the ten stories that mattered in access to medicines in 2010. 1. Breakthrough Meningitis Vaccine Developed ... that the project to develop this vaccine was tailored to the medical needs of the Meningitis Belt in Africa, ...

    MSF-USA Adminis... - Dec 29 2010 - 5:24am

  4. MSF Releases 'Ten Stories That Mattered in Access to Medicines in 2011'

    needed drugs, diagnostics, and vaccines in developing countries in 2011. Geneva/New York, December 20, ... — on people’s ability to access needed drugs, diagnostics, and vaccines in developing countries. Access ... progress on better adapting food aid to meet children’s needs; vaccine prices finally becoming more ...

    MSF-USA Adminis... - Dec 20 2011 - 7:14am

  5. DRC: Conditions Are Still Critical

    to provide standardized child vaccination schedules by the World Health Organization, to be carried out ... by individual countries, is dysfunctional in DRC. There is also a lack of sustained vaccination strategies ... a measles epidemic in DRC. More than 14 million children have been vaccinated — more than three million ...

    MSF-USA Adminis... - Nov 16 2011 - 8:27pm

  6. MSF Calls On Clinton Administration to Actively Support Thailand Efforts To Produce Affordable Anti-HIV Drugs

    and prevention, including vaccines. Prevention and education are vital, but what about the 22 million people ... a vaccine," said MSF medical coordinator in Thailand, Tido von Schoen-Angerer, M.D. "The Clinton/Gore ...

    MSF-USA Adminis... - Jan 11 2000 - 7:00pm

  7. Six Months After Durban: Have AIDS Drug Prices for the Poor Really Been 'Slashed'?

    for vaccines and contraceptives. The polio vaccine, for example, is sold to UN agencies for $0.09 while ...

    MSF-USA Adminis... - Nov 30 2000 - 7:00pm

  8. Any New Financial Transaction Tax Must Dedicate a Proportion of its Funds to Health

    are in urgent need of HIV treatment, maternal and childhood health services, including vaccinations ... not include the cost of researching and developing better diagnostics, medicines, and vaccines, which ...

    MSF-USA Adminis... - Sep 6 2010 - 12:48am

  9. DRC: MSF Staff Returns to Shamwana Province to Resume Medical Care

    vaccinated nearly 600,000 children for measles and treated 13,746 measles cases in children less than five ...

    MSF-USA Adminis... - Mar 5 2012 - 9:59pm

  10. MSF Blogs: WHO Expert Group Supports Binding Convention on Health R&D for Developing Countries

    because there are no effective health technologies like medicines, vaccines or diagnostics. Markets fail ... a sustainable system to develop and deliver urgently needed vaccines, diagnostics, and drugs to patients ... treatments, diagnostics and vaccines; and a prize fund for development of low-cost rapid diagnostic test ...

    MSF-USA Adminis... - May 2 2012 - 10:12pm