6-7 | Latest Research Shows Expanded Treatment Could Turn AIDS TideAt a time when HIV treatment has proven to reduce HIV transmission by 96 percent, governments meeting for the UN Summit on AIDS must agree today to put nine million people on treatment over the next four years, despite strong opposition from several key funders, the international medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said today.
5-31 | Libya： Aid for a besieged townIvory Coast： The fear remainsHaiti： The new hospitalHIV / AIDS： A roadmap for the next decade
5-29 | Governments must commit to massively scale up treatment at UN Summit on AIDSGovernments will meet at the United Nations in New York for an HIV/AIDS Summit from 8 to 10 June, to discuss the global response to the epidemic over the next five to ten years. Hanging in the balance will be the lives of the ten million people in urgent need of treatment, at a time when the latest science tells us that treating HIV not only saves lives, but also dramatically reduces transmission of the virus from one person to another – by 96%.
5-12 | On 14-15 April 2011 more than one hundred tuberculosis experts came together in Tashkent to discuss their experiences with and the challenges around scaling up tuberculosis (TB) care in the Central Asia region. In the end, everyone agreed: urgent action is needed.
5-11 | The prototype of a new tool for rapidly measuring the viral load of HIV, named SAMBA (Simple AMplification Based Assay), is currently being evaluated at our AIDS programme in Chiradzulu in Malawi. If the results of this trial are positive, the implementation of this test will represent a net improvement in the care of HIV-positive patients in African countries.