A desperate and largely unknown humanitarian crisis is deteriorating in the Lake Chad Basin region of West Africa, forcing millions of people to flee their homes and leaving millions more in need of humanitarian assistance. Oxfam is providing life-saving support but help is urgently needed to prevent the crisis turning into a catastrophe.
According to the World Health Organization, cancer is one of the leading causes of death around the world, with 8.2 million deaths in 2012. In low- and middle-income countries, expensive treatments for cancer are not widely available.
Oxfam today praised the Medicine Patent Pool (MPP) for securing the first licenses for HIV medicines with the pharmaceutical company Gilead, a move that will boost the affordability and eff
Oxfam is shocked and saddened b
Policy makers lament women’s vulnerablity to HIV infection, yet for 15 years they have failed to utilise a technology which can help women to protect and empower themselves.