Dried blood spots are a useful tool for quality assurance of rapid HIV testing in Kigali, Rwanda
P Chaillet, R Zachariah, K Harries, E Rusanganwa, AD Harries Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 2009;103(6):634-7. (doi: 10.1016/j.trstmh.2009.01.023) Read more
Adult and paediatric mortality patterns in a referral hospital in Liberia 1 year after the end of the war
Helena Huerga, Brigitte Vasset, Elisa Prados Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 2009;103(5):476-84. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene Read more
The United Nations Economic and Social Council (UN ECOSOC): Philanthropy & the Global Health Agenda
Statement by Sophie Delaunay Executive Director, MSF-USA This annual Ministerial review focusing on philanthropy and the Global Health Agenda clearly shows recognition of the urgency to address global ...
Unacceptable Conditions in Guinea Prisons
In September 2008, MSF began an emergency intervention in the civilian prison of Guéckédou in southeastern Republic of Guinea. Guinea 2009 © Julie Rémy Malnourished prisoners received therapeutic food ...
Risk factors for Buruli ulcer in Côte d?Ivoire: results of a case-control study, August 2001
Laurence Ahoua, Aka N. Guetta, Euloge Ekaza, Samir Bouzid, Raymond N’Guessan, Mireille Dosso African Journal of Biotechnology 2009;8(4):536-46. Read more
Beyond Cholera: Zimbabwe's Worsening Crisis
Zimbabwe's political and economic breakdown has led to abysmal access to public healthcare; a collapsed infrastructure; a crushing HIV epidemic; political violence; food shortages and malnutrition; ...
Press Teleconference on Zimbabwe
Transcript of a press teleconference on Zimbabwe's humanitarian crisis, which continues to rapidly deteriorate, causing appalling suffering. MSF's medical teams have now treated almost 45,000 people ...
Outcomes of a remote, decentralized health center-based HIV/AIDS antiretroviral program in Zambia, 2003 to 2007
Riekje Elema, Clair Mills, Oliver Yun, Kamalini Lokuge, Charles Ssonko, Nashiola Nyirongo, Velepi Mtonga, Henry Zulu, David Tu, Meggy Verputten, Daniel P. O’Brien J Int Assoc Physicians AIDS Care 2009 ...
The evaluation of a rapid in situ HIV confirmation test in a programme with a high failure rate of the WHO HIV two-test diagnostic algorithm
Derryck B. Klarkowski, Joseph M. Wazome, Kamalini M. Lokuge, Leslie Shanks, Clair F. Mills, Daniel P. O'Brien PLoS ONE 2009;4:e4351. (doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0004351) Read more