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.
4-29 | Pharmaceutical giant’s refusal to participate in patent pool undermines access to key AIDS drugs> Click here to Tell Johnson & Johnson to join the patent pool
4-19 | Since January 2010, MSF has been running a kala azar treatment centre in the state of Al-Gedaref in eastern Sudan. We talk to the doctor in charge of the project.
3-31 | Tuberculosis: progress in screening,South Sudan: A nation facing major challenges,Fistula: The backyard disease,Mali: vaccinating against meningitis epidemics,HIV/AIDS -- marching for generics