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.

April 18, 2012

MSF helped organize a fashion show for women living with HIV to show what is possible when treatment is made available and to alert the public to the tragic lack of access to treatment in the country.

March 05, 2012

After fighting forced a suspension of operations, MSF has returned to continue providing medical care in Shamwana, Katanga Province.

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