July 12, 2008

An MSF team working at an HIV/AIDS project in Nanning was called to respond immediately to the May 12 earthquake in Sichuan province. Here, an MSF field coordinator describes what he saw and how MSF helped survivors.

June 18, 2008

Thousands of people risk their lives every year to cross the Gulf of Aden to escape from conflict, violence, drought and poverty. During 2007, almost 30,000 took the dangerous voyage to seek relative safety in Yemen. 

February 22, 2008

In Bihar, MSF treats people living amid the world’s highest concentration of visceral leishmaniasis, also known as kala azar.

February 13, 2008

Photojournalist Spencer Platt spent two weeks in December 2007 in Central African Republic, documenting the humanitarian situation and MSF’s work.

February 01, 2008

Pediatrician Leo Ho worked in the intensive care unit of the MSF-run Gondama Hospital in the Bo region of Sierra Leone in 2007. During his assignment, Dr. Ho was continually treating the most severe malaria cases: children brought to the hospital who had already fallen into a coma; those who were severely malnourished; or also suffering from tuberculosis or HIV/AIDS. “We were just trying to keep them alive,” says Dr. Ho.

August 01, 2007

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) began an HIV/AIDS clinic at Arua Hospital in the West Nile region of northern Uganda in 2001. Today, MSF provides antiretroviral (ARV) treatment to more than 3,000 people living with HIV/AIDS here.

January 01, 2006

Being HIV-positive doesn't have to be a death sentence. Most HIV-positive people who receive antiretroviral (ARV) treatment are healthy and can lead fulfilling, positive lives.