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      PRESS RELEASE: Beware of ‘bootleg’ alcohol – it can cause blindness and death
      Iran
      PRESS RELEASE: Beware of ‘bootleg’ alcohol – it can cause blindness and death
      Hong Kong, 20 August 2021 -  Methanol poisoning, caused by the ingestion of bootleg alcoholic drinks laced with methanol, has been a public health con...
      Infectious diseases
      Following full FDA approval, Pfizer and BioNTech must urgently share COVID-19 vaccine know-how to increase global production and supply
      Following full FDA approval, Pfizer and BioNTech must urgently share COVID-19 vaccine know-how to increase global production and supply
      Sharing mRNA vaccine technology with manufacturers in low- and middle-income countries – including in Africa where seven manufacturers could begin pro...
      Access to medicines
      COVID-19 (Coronavirus disease)
      COVID-19 vaccines
      Delivering essential medical services in Afghanistan
      Afghanistan
      Delivering essential medical services in Afghanistan
      Doctors Without Borders / Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) remains in Afghanistanto provide much needed medical care.
      War and conflict
      Press release: Improving Access to Medical Tools and Drugs Key to End TB
      Press release: Improving Access to Medical Tools and Drugs Key to End TB
      With access to COVID-19 medical tools, treatment and vaccines dominating health conversations worldwide, it’s easy to forget that access to medical de...
      Infectious diseases
      Press Release: Measles remain highly contagious and must not be taken for granted
      Press Release: Measles remain highly contagious and must not be taken for granted
      With COVID-19 still raging on,experts warn thatmanyhighlyinfectiousdiseasesare being overshadowed and neglected. Theseincludemeasles, a viral respirat...
      Infectious diseases
      Press Release: Make affordable hepatitis drugs and diagnostics accessible to millions
      Press Release: Make affordable hepatitis drugs and diagnostics accessible to millions
      "Millions of hepatitis C patients are suffering due to expensive drugs and diagnostics. It's time for us to ensure access to affordable drugs and test...
      Infectious diseases
      Haiti: initial evaluations and first interventions after the earthquake
      Haiti
      Haiti: initial evaluations and first interventions after the earthquake
      Saturday, August 14, at 8:30 am local time, the earth trembled in the southern peninsula of Haiti. A 7.2 magnitude earthquake caused severe damage to ...
      Natural disasters
      Haiti Earthquake
      Haiti
      Haiti Earthquake
      On Saturday August 14 at 8:30 am local time, a magnitude 7.2 earthquake struck the southern region of Haiti, specifically the provinces of Grand’Anse,...
      Natural disasters
      Afghanistan: Injuries and displacement soar as violence spreads around the country
      Afghanistan
      Afghanistan: Injuries and displacement soar as violence spreads around the country
      The violence in Afghanistan has surged since May with fighting around and inside provincial capitals between the Afghan forces and the Islamic Emirate...
      War and conflict
      Surgery and trauma care