11-4 | Access CampaignThe Union World Conference on Lung Health was held in Paris. MSF urged for a new approach to developing and pricing new tuberculosis (TB) medicines, so that the global TB response can deliver the new treatment combinations needed to close the deadly treatment gap for drug-resistant TB (DR-TB).Meanwhile, GAVI Alliance commenced its review meeting in Stockholm.
10-23 | Democratic Republic of CongoMSF has limited its medical activities in and around Mweso hospital in Dr Congo’s North Kivu province after a succession of incidents where staff was intimidated, patients threatened. MSF team is providing lifesaving activities in the hospital.
10-10 | Access CampaignAs Asia-Pacific leaders prepare to meet in Bali for the APEC Summit, where the 12-country Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement trade deal will be high on the agenda, MSF urged governments not to make political trade-offs during trade negotiations that will harm access to affordable medicines for millions of people. Central African Republic More than 9,000 children from CAR are now protected against measles and polio, following the emergency intervention in Gadzi, north-eastern CAR, which
9-26 | Central African RepublicMSF denounces the targeting of civilian population in a new wave of violence erupted in Bouca, north of Bangui, in Central African Republic.
9-10 | Access CampaignWith the start of the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) negotiations taking place in Brunei in August, MSF warned that the negotiators were moving towards finalizing a deal that in fact would restrict access to affordable medicines and constrain governments’ ability to protect the health of their citizens.