March 23, 2016

Since 2006, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has been providing ambulatory medical and psychosocial care for people in Mumbai living with drug-resistant tuberculosis (DRTB), HIV, hepatitis C, or a combination of these diseases. The majority of the patients are HIV positive who require second or third line treatment. Narendra* is one of only two percent of drug-resistant TB patients in need that have access to these new drugs.

May 18, 2015

Despite the tremendous progresses made in the fight against HIV/AIDS, many patients in West and Central Africa still struggle to get the treatment they need. Barely a third of the people in those two regions who need anti-retroviral (ARV) treatment receive it.

September 19, 2014

 

Every month, six neighbors from the same village, all of them HIV-positive, and stable patients on antiretroviral therapy (ART)—the treatment that keeps the virus in check—take turns picking up medicine for the others. This is the essence of so-called Community ART Groups (CAG), a simple, inexpensive initiative benefiting both members of the group and health facilities, started by Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) in 2013 in Zimbabwe’s Tsholotsho district.

September 17, 2013

The innovative PMTCT B+ approach aims to place 2,000 HIV-positive pregnant women on treatment over the next four years.

August 06, 2013

The prevalence of HIV among commercial sex workers in Nsanje, Malawi, is an alarming 82 percent; with no local response and a low supply of condoms in the district, sex workers are a driver of new infections.

July 12, 2013

Harmful rules in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal will mean people in developing countries will have less access to lifesaving medicines.

July 09, 2013

Forty young Malawians were awarded MSF scholarships to receive medical training and give back to their communities. 

June 10, 2013

MSF is working to help fight the stigma associated with HIV/AIDS in Yemen.

November 19, 2012

Micaela Serafini, MSF medical referent, discusses MSF’s efforts to treat HIV/AIDS in Swaziland.

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