MSF: Vaccination halves mortality among people infected with Ebola

A study conducted by Epicentre and other research organisations confirms the importance of vaccination against Ebola during epidemics: vaccination reduces not only the risk of infection, but also the risk of death. An observational study conducted by Epicentre, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières’ (MSF) medical research and epidemiology centre, the results of which are published […]

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Five Things We Need to See in the Pandemic Accord

In light of the global impact of the COVID pandemic, the World Health Organization (WHO) established a process to negotiate an agreement to better prevent, prepare for and respond to future pandemics (commonly known as the “pandemic accord”). Since February 2023, governments have been negotiating the text of the accord, and an outcome is expected […]

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HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

Together, HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis (TB) and malaria account for millions of deaths around the world every year – most of them in countries already struggling to cope with under-resourced health systems. Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) works directly in all three of these ongoing epidemics: We are the largest nongovernmental provider of TB care in […]

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Access to Medicines

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) continually calls on governments, pharmaceutical companies, researchers, and others to place lives before profits and commit to making essential medicines available and accessible to the patients around the world who need them most. As a humanitarian medical organization driven by the belief that everyone should have access to essential […]

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