5-30 | Interview with Bart Bardock, Nigeria Emergency Response Unit (NERU) Project Coordinator.
5-5 | Manila, Philippines is set to host the 18th round of the multilateral trade deal - the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) that encompasses 50% of the global population. With the Philippines holding the chairmanship of ASEAN for 2017, it can be an opportune time for Philippines to take the lead in ensuring that market gains will not trump the right of millions of people to access affordable medicines.
12-5 | As negotiators from the 16 countries in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) meet in Tangerang, Indonesia, starting today, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), along with other health groups, reiterated concerns about harmful intellectual property provisions in the proposed agreement that would increase market monopolies for pharmaceutical corporations and delay or block access to affordable generic medicines. With ratification and implementation of the highly controversial Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade agreement increasingly in doubt,
11-21 | In Sierra Leone, MSF is running two Ebola Case Management Centres – one in Bo and another in Kailahun – with over 1,400 staff. The Kailahun Ebola Case Management Centre was opened on 26 June 2014.
10-2 | The Israeli blockade in place since 2007 makes it extremely difficult for anyone to leave the Gaza Strip, so Palestinian health professionals have not been able to go abroad for training and to update their knowledge and skills. One of the objectives of MSF's programme in Gaza is therefore to transfer competencies from our specialised expatriate teams to the local medical teams. And this is why Sylvia, cardiac and respiratory physiotherapist, has just spent a month and half in Gaza.