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Gilead Sciences fails on promise to expand access to lifesaving drug for people living with HIV

Inaction by US pharmaceutical corporation Gilead to follow through on its so-called ‘access initiative’ leaves people unable to access a vital drug to treat a deadly infection. Delhi/Geneva - Pharmaceutical corporation Gilead Sciences has failed to deliver on promises to make...

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MSF: U.S. Special 301 report undermines efforts to lower medicine prices globally

On the eve of World Intellectual Property Day, the United States Trade Representative released its annual “Special 301 Report.” Developing countries like India and Malaysia once again face unfair pressure from the US government over the measures these countries have...

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Tuberculosis: TB activists challenge Johnson & Johnson patent application on bedaquiline in India

Mumbai/Cape Town - Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is supporting a patent challenge filed in India this week by two tuberculosis survivors, to prevent pharmaceutical corporation Johnson & Johnson (J&J) from extending its monopoly on the tuberculosis drug bedaquiline. Nandita...

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Tuberculosis: TB activists challenge Johnson & Johnson patent application on bedaquiline in India

Mumbai/Cape Town - Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is supporting a patent challenge filed in India this week by two tuberculosis survivors, to prevent pharmaceutical corporation Johnson & Johnson (J&J) from extending its monopoly on the tuberculosis drug bedaquiline....

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Access Campaign

MSF in India: Projects in India Access Campaign Contact us A worldwide campaign for affordable and effective medicines In 1999, in the wake of Doctors Without Borders / Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) being awarded the Nobel Peace Prize, MSF launched...

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ASEAN and India urged not to trade away people’s lives in trade agreement

RCEP trade deal could cut medicines lifeline for people in developing countries Bangkok/Geneva - As the sixteen countries negotiating Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) trade agreement meet in Bangkok this week for another round of closed-door negotiations, public health experts and...

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