Myanmar: MSF restarts basic medical activities in parts of Myanmar’s Rakhine State after nine-month absence
1-20 | Tens of thousands of people in Myanmar's Rakhine state are able to access basic healthcare and emergency referral from Médecins Sans Frontières / Doctors Without Borders (MSF) for the first time in over nine months. Following instructions to MSF Holland to stop last February, these primary health clinics restarted on 17th December 2014. MSF Holland has worked in Rakhine state since 1992 to provide basic healthcare, reproductive care, emergency referrals, and tuberculosis and HIV care.
11-28 | The call by UNAIDS to "close the gap" around access to HIV services will not be met unless the delivery of antiretroviral treatment (ARV) is radically reshaped into community-led approaches that adapt to the realities of those living with HIV, warns Médecins sans Frontières/Doctors without Borders (MSF) ahead of World Aids day (1st December). MSF's and other organizations' first-hand experience has shown that community approaches that make access to ARVs easier and less costly for people are key strategies w
9-12 | At a time when India has more than 1,400,000 children affected by acute malnutrition a pledge to recognize and accept Severe Acute Malnutrition (SAM) as a medical condition, and to treat it medically at all public health facilities is the need of the hour.
9-2 | Following months of intense conflict, an increasingly alarming humanitarian situation is unfolding in eastern Ukraine, Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) said.
7-23 | Reduction in pricing still needed to ensure wider access to treatment During the 20th International AIDS Conference in Melbourne, Australia, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) announced that for the first time in Myanmar, patients have begun receiving oral treatment for Cytomegalovirus (CMV) retinitis, a neglected opportunistic disease linked to HIV/AIDS which can cause permanent blindness.