MSF Access to medicines https://www.msf.org/rss/access-medicines en Urgent measures needed to address gaps in Universal Health Coverage targets https://www.msf.org/urgent-measures-needed-address-gaps-universal-health-coverage-targets Ahead of the UN High Level meeting on Universal Health Coverage on 21 September, this report highlights why access to healthcare continues to be challenging for people in vulnerable circumstances. Wed, 13 Sep 2023 07:15:09 +0000 afd60d54-c5a0-48fc-83b1-7f6295ebc33b Universal Health Coverage targets leave behind the most vulnerable https://www.msf.org/universal-health-coverage-targets-leave-behind-most-vulnerable Ahead of the UN High Level meeting on Universal Health Coverage on 21 September, we examine why access to healthcare continues to be challenging for people in vulnerable circumstances. Wed, 13 Sep 2023 06:16:29 +0000 6bd8390e-e17a-48be-a20d-f50d8151eebd MSF statement on pandemic prevention, preparedness and response https://www.msf.org/msf-statement-pandemic-prevention-preparedness-and-response Read MSF's statement delivered to the WHO's intergovermental negotiating body meeting on pandemic prevention, preparedness and response. Tue, 28 Feb 2023 11:32:18 +0000 4086047f-9805-42c9-9bc8-1500c5cce193 Lack of a real IP waiver on COVID-19 tools is a disappointing failure for people https://www.msf.org/lack-real-ip-waiver-covid-19-tools-disappointing-failure-people After more than 20 months of negotiations, countries at the World Trade Organization have reached an agreement on an intellectual property waiver for COVID-19 vaccines and drugs that falls short of hopes for a good deal. Fri, 17 Jun 2022 11:56:24 +0000 fe97effc-f836-4ed8-bc76-8f5e2b17570d Drug-resistant tuberculosis trial results in updated treatment guidelines https://www.msf.org/drug-resistant-tuberculosis-trial-results-updated-treatment-guidelines WHO has announced it will update treatment guidelines for multidrug-resistant TB, following strong results of MSF's TB PRACTECAL trial. But the price of the new regimens must come down. Wed, 04 May 2022 10:56:12 +0000 15478466-aeab-4896-86e9-b927f98ac89f Broken COVAX COVID-19 vaccination system must be fixed to allow people access https://www.msf.org/broken-covax-covid-19-vaccination-system-must-be-fixed-allow-people-access An opaque and unwieldy humanitarian COVID-19 vaccination system left people in northern Syria with delayed access to COVID-19 vaccines which MSF says must be urgently fixed. Wed, 27 Apr 2022 11:51:18 +0000 7322db9a-4f7e-4852-b5ef-a50418437991 Access to medicines project survey https://www.msf.org/access-medicines-project-survey Results from the questionnaire and survey conducted on MSF's access to medicines project. Wed, 29 Sep 2021 12:35:11 +0000 9f8bc17a-bba7-43ff-bcb2-6328cf16567b European Union: more empty promises about global COVID-19 vaccine equity? https://www.msf.org/european-union-more-empty-promises-about-global-covid-19-vaccine-equity More words from the EU underline the importance of global access to vaccines, but when will words turn to action? Wed, 15 Sep 2021 12:54:15 +0000 e952f08a-c012-4582-8871-f85c7b4f262c Lifesaving TB medicines still out of reach for children in high-burden countries https://www.msf.org/lifesaving-tb-medicines-still-out-reach-children-high-burden-countries As the World Health Organization recommends children of all ages have access to all-oral treatment for drug-resistant tuberculosis, we call on governments to allow production of these lifesaving drugs to be affordable for all. Fri, 03 Sep 2021 07:11:31 +0000 b866b49b-ab24-463a-86bc-3576b1f4e0e6 Healthcare system in Lebanon crumbles amidst political and economic crisis https://www.msf.org/healthcare-system-lebanon-crumbles-amidst-political-and-economic-crisis As the situation in Lebanon deteriorates and the economic crisis worsens, the healthcare system has been pushed to its limit, leaving the most vulnerable without access to essential treatment. Wed, 01 Sep 2021 07:50:51 +0000 4de9358c-b4be-4252-a3df-c7d559b22388