December 09, 2016

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) supporters around the world were thrilled recently when pharmaceutical giant Pfizer announced that it was reducing the price of its pneumonia vaccine to US$3.10 per dose for humanitarian organizations working in emergency settings. A group of Canadian grandmothers played an active role in supporting the successful campaign, which will help protect the lives of millions of vulnerable children around the world.

September 19, 2016

The Global Fund closed its fifth Replenishment Conference with over USD 12.9 billion pledged, out of its funding target of USD 13 billion requested of donors.

September 16, 2016

This Friday, September 16, representatives from around the world will gather in Montreal to consider the next three years of funding for the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (now known simply as the Global Fund), which is the primary mechanism through which international efforts against the spread of HIV/AIDS, TB and malaria are made possible.

June 07, 2016

If enacted in its current form, the TPP will go down in history as the worst-ever trade agreement for access to medicines for developing countries.

October 23, 2015

Ima Anugom recounts her experience working with MSF as a medical coordinator in South Sudan, where she encountered rising rates of displacement, malnutrition, malaria, HIV, TB and more.

October 05, 2015

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) released the following statement today on the news that an agreement on the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) — an international trade deal with severe implications for access to affordable medicines — has been reached by negotiators from 12 Pacific Rim countries, including Canada, in Atlanta. The statement has been issued by Judit Rius Sanjuan, US Manager and Legal Policy Adviser for the MSF Access Campaign:

July 24, 2015

Trade negotiators must remove damaging provisions relating to access to medicines in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal or risk locking in high drug prices and endangering the health of millions of people for decades to come, said the medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) as negotiations resumed in Maui, Hawaii, today. MSF’s call comes as reports indicate that this could be the last negotiation before the agreement is concluded.

July 22, 2015

Negotiations around the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal are taking place this week in Hawaii. Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is deeply concerned that without transparency or public consultation, the TPP will create damaging trade-agreement precedents that will further restrict access to life-saving medicines for millions of people.

July 14, 2015

Canada: Time is running out for access to essential medicines. Sign our TPP petition! 

Have you heard of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement? As it stands today, the TPP is slated to become the most harmful trade agreement ever for access to medicines.

June 08, 2015

Doctors Without Borders/ Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) International President Dr. Joanne Liu responded today to the communiqué issued by the G7 leaders meeting in Germany at the end of their annual summit: