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The Executive Board of UNITAID, the international health financing agency, will meet Dec. 14-15 in Geneva to decide on the future direction of the Patent Pool for AIDS medicines. International medical humanitarian organization Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is concerned that a number of pharmaceutical companies are seeking to exclude developing countries categorized as ‘middle-income’ from benefiting from medicines made under licence from the Pool.  If these companies are successful, people living with HIV/AIDS will be made to pay the price.

Doctor, psychologist and nurse will travel to affected and isolated areas.

4,000 in temporary camp face uncertain future

MSF calls for a stronger humanitarian response and more effective protection for people fleeing the conflict

Nearly 4,000 are stranded in camps along the Tunisia-Libya border

Neglect can be overcome and millions of lives can be saved.