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November 24, 2014

JOHANNESBURG/NEW YORK—The recent call by UNAIDS to “close the gap”around access to HIV services will not be met unless the delivery of antiretroviral treatment (ARV) is radically reshaped into community-led approaches that adapt to the realities of those living with HIV, said the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins sans Frontières (MSF) ahead of World Aids Day, December 1.

July 21, 2014

 

MELBOURNE/NEW YORKHigh prices continue to represent a major barrier to affordable access of both new HIV medicines and viral load testing—which is the best way to monitor whether treatment is working—according to two reports released today by international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF). 

March 06, 2014

Boston/New York, March 6, 2014—Two new studies released today by Epicentre,the research arm of the international medical humanitarian organization Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) at CROI, the Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections, point to reductions in new HIV infections in areas where HIV treatment has been greatly expanded. The studies are some of the first to look at large-scale antiretroviral therapy (ART) rollout in real-world high-HIV-burden settings in sub-Saharan Africa, and its possible impact on reducing new infections.

March 01, 2014

Yangon/New York, March 1, 2014 -- On February 27, Médecins Sans Frontières Holland (MSF) received a written order from the Union Government of Myanmar to cease all operations in the country, which led to a full closure of all MSF Holland clinics on February 28. This act left patients confused and desperately concerned across the whole country.

February 28, 2014

 

AMSTERDAM/NEW YORK, FEBRUARY 28, 2014 – Médecins Sans Frontières Holland (MSF) has been ordered by the Union Government of Myanmar to cease all activities in the country. MSF is deeply shocked by this unilateral decision and extremely concerned about the fate of tens of thousands of patients currently under MSF's care across the country.

December 10, 2013

MSF is calling for increased scale-up of "viral load" HIV treatment monitoring in order to help improve people’s HIV treatment outcomes.

November 25, 2013

In several countries where MSF works—such DRC, Guinea, Central African Republic, Nigeria, South Sudan and Myanmar—timely treatment remains out of reach for the majority of people who need it.

July 03, 2013

As host to both AIDS conference and TPP trade talks this month, Malaysia reportedly vows to reject a TPP trade agreement that harms access to medicines; other countries should follow suit, and Malaysia should be held to its pledge.

July 03, 2013

The price of first- and second-line ARVs to treat HIV are falling because of increased competition among generic producers, but newer ARVs continue to be priced astronomically high.

June 28, 2013

New WHO recommendations include earlier antiretroviral therapy for people living with HIV, improved protocols to prevent HIV from being transmitted from mother to child, and regular and more effective monitoring of the amount of virus in people’s blood to ensure treatment is working.

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