Press release 18 July 2014

Malaysian airlines 17: IFPMA offers condolences and extends profound sympathy to HIV community

Press release

IFPMA is profoundly saddened at the news of the Malaysian Airlines crash.  We extend our condolences to the families of those who lost their lives. We join the global health community in mourning the loss of scientists, researchers, health officials and campaigners and extend our deepest sympathy to all those colleagues, friends and fellow members of the AIDS community who are affected by this tragic event.


The International Federation of Pharmaceutical Manufacturers and Associations (IFPMA) represents over 90 innovative pharmaceutical companies and associations around the world. Our industry’s almost three million employees discover, develop, and deliver medicines and vaccines that advance global health. Based in Geneva, IFPMA has official relations with the United Nations and contributes industry expertise to help the global health community improve the lives of people everywhere. For more information, visit

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