October 01, 2006

Tuberculosis (TB) remains the leading cause of death from a curable infectious disease, despite the availability of short-course therapy that can be both inexpensive and effective.

August 01, 2006

In the past 5 years, considerable progress has been made in scaling-up access to antiretroviral therapy.  Today, 1.3 million people are receiving treatment.  But a huge amount remains to be done.

April 30, 2006

Since February 2006, the Angolan capital of Luanda has been experiencing its worst ever cholera epidemic, with an average of 500 new cases per day. The outbreak has also rapidly spread to other areas; to date, 11 of Angola’s 18 provinces are reporting cases.

February 01, 2006

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is alarmed at the lack of availability of a key antiretroviral to treat HIV/AIDS, Gilead Science's tenofovir disoproxil fumarate (TDF), marketed as Viread®.