12-8 | MSF response to the funding crisis at the Global FundIn a move that could have a profound impact on patients in developing countries, the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB and Malaria has announced it won’t be accepting any grant applications this year to support treatment programmes because of a catastrophic drop in donor funding.
12-2 | US President Obama’s speech on World AIDS Day, committing to reach two million more people with US-funded HIV treatment by the end of 2013 (totaling nearly 6 million people on treatment under US funding).
12-1 | MSF has followed-up nearly 3,000 of the HIV/AIDS patients who received antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) from falsified batches and provided them with replacement ARVs. MSF is working hard to get in contact with the remaining patients who might need to have their drugs switched.
11-24 | Dr Calorine MEKIEDJE specialises in the treatment of HIV/AIDS and has worked in Mozambique and Cameroon, among other places. She talks about her experience as a medical advisor at the Dawei clinic in the south of Myanmar, where MSF has been treating patients infected with HIV/AIDS and co-infected with tuberculosis (TB) since 2000.Can you describe the main activities of the Dawei clinic?
11-23 | Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is currently treating patients in its HIV programmes in Myanmar for tuberculosis (TB). The organisation is providing diagnosis, treatment and counselling to around 2,540 TB patients in the country, where it has been working since 1992.