HIV/AIDS

While new United Nations data pointing to gains made in the fight against HIV/AIDS is sparking optimism ahead of the 2012 International AIDS Conference in Washington, countries most affected by the pandemic continue to struggle to place enough people on treatment and to implement the best science...
MSF opens new HIV/AIDS clinic on India Myanmar border Last week, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) opened a new clinic in Moreh, a small rural town in Chandel district in the Indian state of Manipur that is on the border with Myanmar. The specialised clinic offers free medical treatment and...
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In a report released today Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), the largest provider of HIV treatment in Myanmar (1), highlights the critical need for increased HIV and Tuberculosis (TB), including multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB), treatment in the country. According to the report, 85,000...
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Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is alarmed by the situation of HIV/AIDS patients in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), the lack of priority given by the Congolese authorities and the withdrawal of donors, all occurring as the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Malaria and Tuberculosis prepares to...
“We handed over many treatment programmes in Latin America and Asia to local authorities in the confidence that they would be able to provide people with the treatment they needed to stay alive. Higher drug prices will create real funding challenges for some middle-income countries.” - Dr Tido VON...
“There are funding gaps across global health that could be plugged with money from a financial transaction tax. It’s time to invest in real lives – real futures.” - Sharonann LYNCH, HIV/AIDS Policy Advisor, MSF Access Campaign Progress in the fight against HIV, TB and malaria under threat as health...
“There is now hope down the line. Today we know that if all those who need treatment get it, earlier, we can decrease new infections to such a point that we can push back on this epidemic. That is incredibly exciting if we get the means to do it…..” - Dr. Gilles VAN CUTSEM, MSF Medical Coordinator...
Dr Unni Karunakara, International President of Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) In the fight against AIDS, TB and malaria, we should be dealing a knock-out blow. The Global Fund must call an emergency donor conference so countries can reverse these killer epidemics. When the Global Fund to Fight AIDS...
MSF response to the funding crisis at the Global Fund In a move that could have a profound impact on patients in developing countries, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria has announced it won’t be accepting any grant applications this year to support treatment programmes because of a...
US President Obama’s speech on World AIDS Day, committing to reach two million more people with US-funded HIV treatment by the end of 2013 (totaling nearly 6 million people on treatment under US funding). “This commitment today is the shot in the arm that the global HIV/AIDS response needs right...
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