Transparency matters: Italy moves against the secrecy surrounding the cost of medicines

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Silvia Mancini works with MSF as a public health expert, researching and advising, among many other topics, on polio and measles in the Democratic Republic of Congo and childhood mortality in Mali. Most recently she’s been involved in advocacy to support MSF’s work in Italy, during the first wave of COVID-19.
Din Savorn has his blood pressure taken by MSF nurse Em Thyda at the MSF hepatitis C clinic at Preah Kossamak Hospital in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, in 2017. High drug prices prevented many people from getting treatment for hepatitis C for many years. © Todd Brown

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This blog is a place to reflect on our experiences working for access to medicines. For the official MSF Access Campaign website please visit msfaccess.org.

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MSF Access Campaign — Medicines Are Not a Luxury

MSF Access Campaign — Medicines Are Not a Luxury

This blog is a place to reflect on our experiences working for access to medicines. For the official MSF Access Campaign website please visit msfaccess.org.

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