Read about first-hand accounts from MSF aid workers and patients.

July 28, 2014

 

By Cecilia Ferreyra, MSF HIV & TB Technical Advisor

More than 24 million people living with HIV; 9 million people on antiretroviral treatment (ART); 1.5 million new infections; 1.1 million deaths from AIDS-related causes. These are some of the data just released by UNAIDS on HIV/AIDS in sub-Saharan Africa in 2013, by far the area of ​​the world hardest-hit by the virus. But, in this broad area covering nearly the entire continent, we see very different realities.

February 05, 2013

Medical Coordinator Lucas Molfino describes the situation in Chokwe, where a week of heavy rain has caused severe flooding.

August 13, 2012

Once "more dead than alive," a woman living with HIV in Swaziland's remote Shiselweni region is now healthy and trying to help others who are where she once was.

February 20, 2012

Tuberculosis and HIV patients in Myanmar are struggling to get lifesaving treatment as donors slash future funding.

February 13, 2012

MSF nurse Alice Echumbe describes her experiences as supervisor at MSF's Jamaa Letu family health center.

November 17, 2011

Dr. Calorine Mekiedje, MSF medical advisor at the Dawei clinic in the south of Myanmar, talks about treating HIV/AIDS in a country where much about the disease remains unknown and is not discussed.

March 22, 2011

Dr Andrei Slavuckij, who has been following the evolution of TB in the former Soviet Union for the past dozen years, discusses the dynamics of the disease in a post-Soviet landscape.

March 21, 2011

In Ethiopia’s western Gambella Province, MSF teams are working to provide access to health care to an extremely remote and mobile population.

February 15, 2011

In July 2002, Fred Minandi, one of MSF's first patients in Malawi to receive antiretroviral drugs, spoke about his daily life at the 14th international conference on HIV/AIDS, held in Barcelona.

February 13, 2011

New WHO directives on the treatment of HIV/AIDS bring new opportunities and new challenges, says MSF's former Head of Mission in Malawi.

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