Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) frequently publishes updates, press releases, and other forms of communication about its work in more than 60 countries around the world. See the list below for the most recent updates or search by location, topic, or year.

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April 20, 2016

Globally, the years 2000 to 2015 saw the scaling-up of access to antiretroviral therapy (ART), with a 35 percent decrease in AIDS-related deaths since 2005. A record number of almost 16 million people living with HIV (PLHIV) have been initiated on ART as of mid-2015, three in four of whom live in sub-Saharan Africa, where the needs are most acute. Civil society and public health services alike have rallied to bring new evidence-based treatments and best practices to PLHIV.

November 30, 2015

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Despite considerable investments in supply chain reforms, wide-spread medicines stock outs negatively constrain patients’ ability to have access to their medication. Limited availability of antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) caused by dysfunctional supply chains impedes patient initiation and adherence and poses a major barrier to win the global fight against HIV.

April 18, 2011

Catharina C Boehme, Mark P Nicol, Pamela Nabeta, Joy S Michael, Eduardo Gotuzzo, Rasim Tahirli, Ma Tarcela Gler, Robert Blakemore, William Worodria, Christen Gray, Laurence Huang, Tatiana Caceres, Rafail Mehdiyev, Lawrence Raymond, Andrew Whitelaw, Kalaiselvan Sagadevan, Heather Alexander, Heidi Albert, Frank Cobelens, Helen Cox, David Alland, Mark D Perkins
Lancet 2011;377:1495-505

February 17, 2011

Gilles Van Cutsem, Nathan Ford, Katherine Hildebrand, Eric Goemaere, Shaheed Mathee, Musaed Abrahams, David Coetzee, Andrew Boulle
PLoS ONE 2011;6(2):e14684.

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July 08, 2010

Kathryn M Chu, Gcina Mahlangeni, Sarah Swannet, Nathan P Ford, Andrew Boulle, Gilles Van Cutsem
Journal of the International AIDS Society 2010;13:23. (doi: 10.1186/1758-2652-13-23)

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May 12, 2010

In June 2009, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) released a report, No Refuge, Access Denied, which outlined the severe risks Zimbabweans took in order to cross the border, the dangerous conditions under which they lived once they reached South Africa, and their lackof access to health care.

January 06, 2010

Andrew Boulle, Gilles Van Cutsem, Katherine Hilderbrand, Carol Cragg, Musaed Abrahams, Shaheed Mathee, Nathan Ford, Louise Knight, Meg Osler, Jonny Myers, Eric Goemaere, David Coetzee, Gary Maartens
AIDS 2010;24(4):563-72.
AIDS

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September 01, 2009

Morna Cornell, Karl Technau, Lara Fairall, Robin Wood, Harry Moultrie, Gilles Van Cutsem, Janet Giddy, Lerato Mohapi, Brian Eley, Patrick MacPhail, Hans Prozesky, Helena Rabie, Mary-Ann Davies, Nicola Maxwell, Andrew Boulle, International epidemiologic Databases to Evaluate AIDS Southern Africa Collaboration
South African Medical Journal 2009;99(9):653-60

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February 12, 2003

cc: Mr JG Zuma; Deputy President; Fax: 012 3233114 Mr A. Erwin; Minister of Trade and Industry; Fax: 012 3227851 Treatment Action Campaign (TAC), info@tac.org.za

Mr TM Mbeki
President of the Republic of South Africa
Pretoria
Fax: 012 3238246

Dear Sir,

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