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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 21, 2015

At the International AIDS Society (IAS) Conference today, the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) warned that middle-income countries (MICs), which will be home to 70 per cent of people living with HIV by 2020, face increasing threats to their ability to access affordable generic medicines, which are crucial to countries’ ability to reach the global UNAIDS 90/90/90* targets.

July 20, 2015

The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) warned today that not enough is being done to ensure that people with HIV/AIDS who are on antiretroviral treatment (ART) reach and maintain “undetectable” levels of virus in their blood.

July 20, 2015

The international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) applauds the results of the Strategic Timing of Antiretroviral Treatment (START) trial, released today at the International AIDS Society Conference (IAS) in Vancouver, showing that immediate treatment is beneficial for the individual regardless of the status of his or her immune system.

July 14, 2015

MSF Canada recently reached out to Tufport, a manufacturer in Alberta who makes ambulance inserts that can be added to regular pick-up trucks, to better utilize MSF vehicles for patient transport.

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 15, 2015

In Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) Canada's 2014 Impact report, you will find a list of all the countries where Canadians’ support allowed us to provide assistance to people in need last year.

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:

April 25, 2015

April 25 is World Malaria Day. In 2013, there were approximately 198 million cases of malaria and 584,000 deaths due to the disease worldwide. Ninety per cent of all malaria deaths occur in Africa. Médecins Sans Frontières/Doctors Without Borders (MSF) treated 1,871,200 people for malaria in 2013.

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