HIV/AIDS

MSF has followed-up nearly 3,000 of the HIV/AIDS patients who received antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) from falsified batches and provided them with replacement ARVs. MSF is working hard to get in contact with the remaining patients who might need to have their drugs switched. On 5th and 7th September...
Dr Calorine MEKIEDJE specialises in the treatment of HIV/AIDS and has worked in Mozambique and Cameroon, among other places. She talks about her experience as a medical advisor at the Dawei clinic in the south of Myanmar, where MSF has been treating patients infected with HIV/AIDS and co-infected...
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is currently treating patients in its HIV programmes in Myanmar for tuberculosis (TB). The organisation is providing diagnosis, treatment and counselling to around 2,540 TB patients in the country, where it has been working since 1992. Dawn is just breaking when MSF...
MSF response to unprecedented decision to cancel funding round of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria, taken at board meeting in Accra, Ghana, November 21-22, 2011 Because donor funding for global HIV/AIDS and the Global Fund has been declining, the Fund is in the most dire financial...
Latest UNAIDS treatment numbers show progress, but funding crunch is major threat The growing number of averted HIV/AIDS deaths according to data released by UNAIDS represents important progress, but the number of people put on treatment must increase dramatically in order to reap the benefits of...
The medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is deeply concerned about the implications of the current economic crisis in Swaziland on people living with HIV/AIDS. To pre-empt stock ruptures, which are already affecting patients, MSF has supplied a contingency stock of...
Excluded countries should be ready to issue compulsory licences to access needed drugs An agreement announced today by pharmaceutical company Gilead to licence several HIV/AIDS drugs to the Medicines Patent Pool could improve access to medicines for patients, but excludes several countries with...
Libya: Aid on the frontline Haiti: resurgence of cholera Japan: Survivor trauma HIV/AIDS: ARVs for 15 millions patients France: Dangerous amendments
Funds and affordable drugs needed to turn target into treatment On the heels of new evidence that shows HIV treatment is also HIV prevention, governments meeting at a UN Summit on AIDS have taken a critical step by committing to reach 15 million people with HIV treatment by 2015  – but they must...
Latest Research Shows Expanded Treatment Could Turn AIDS Tide At a time when HIV treatment has proven to reduce HIV transmission by 96 percent, governments meeting for the UN Summit on AIDS must agree today to put nine million people on treatment over the next four years, despite strong opposition...
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