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India’s Access to Medicines Policies Under Attack

Rohit Malpani, director of policy and advocacy at Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)'s Access Campaign, provided witness testimony on June 27, 2013, during a U.S. Congressional hearing on India's trade policies. The hearing comes several months after the Indian...

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India must address stock-out of tuberculosis drugs

New Delhi, 17 June 2013 – The Indian government must urgently address the persistent issues and almost routine delays of procuring drugs to treat tuberculosis, international medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said today. The issues are behind a...

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Delivering medical care in challenging environments can be rewarding – Sandeep Mahat

Name : Designation : Sandeep Mahat joined Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) / Doctors Without Borders soon after his medical training. He shares his experiences, from delivering emergency aid after floods in Nepal to providing hospital-care with limited resources in a...

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MSF Urges Indian Prime Minister To Resist European Pressure To Trade Away Health

As clock ticks towards agreement, MSF warns EU-India free trade deal will harm access to medicines. The negotiations between the European Union (EU) and India on a free trade and investment agreement have now reached an intense phase, with regular...

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Sluggish Response Risks Squandering Historic Opportunity To Tackle Global Drug-resistant Tuberculosis

People living with MDR-TB and their healthcare providers call for urgent action  New Delhi, 22 March 2013—If measures to tackle multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) are not significantly stepped up, including addressing barriers that prevent both research into better drug combinations and...

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Rotary International Honours MSF/Doctors Without Borders For Its Lifesaving Work Around The World

Pune/Mumbai, 3 Feburary 2013 – The global humanitarian organisation Rotary International has presented its World Community Excellence award to the international medical organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)/Doctors Without Borders. The award was presented at the annual conference of Rotary International...

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India: No End in Sight to Cyclone Aila Misery

Name : Designation : In the wake of Cyclone Aila, daily flooding in both Bangladesh and India prevents families like this one from rebuilding their homes and communities. © Bangladesh 2009 Veronique Terrasse/MSF Nearly two months after Cyclone Aila devastated...

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The road (more like dust-track!) thus far… – Alan de Lima Pereira

Name : Designation : Alan de Lima Pereira, a medical doctor, has worked with MSF in the state of Chhattisgarh in India, Abder Rafi in Ethiopia and Leer in South Sudan. He shares his experiences of these places. When I...

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EU-India trade deal could cut medicines lifeline for people in developing countries

Nearly 2,000 People Living with HIV Rally in Streets of Delhi as EU-India Summit Starts New Delhi, February 10, 2012—As India and the European Union (EU) meet for a summit in New Delhi today to iron out the differences over...

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Rotary International honors Doctors Without Borders

Médecins Sans Frontières, also known as Doctors Without Borders, has been given the honor in lieu of its services for the contributions in providing accessible healthcare to those in need The global humanitarian organization, Rotary International has presented its World...

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Struggling to find MDR-TB treatment in India

Many patients with drug-resistant TB that arrive at MSF’s clinic in Mumbai have received incorrect or inadequate treatment in the private sector. Although this form of TB is curable if treated early enough, some of the patients, like ‘Shanti’, are...

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