7-27 | Many patients with drug-resistant TB that arrive at MSF’s clinic in Mumbai have received incorrect or inadequate treatment in the private sector. Although this form of TB is curable if treated early enough, some of the patients, like ‘Shanti’*, are in such bad condition that their lives cannot be saved.
7-20 | While new United Nations data pointing to gains made in the fight against HIV/AIDS is sparking optimism ahead of the 2012 International AIDS Conference in Washington, countries most affected by the pandemic continue to struggle to place enough people on treatment and to implement the best science and strategies to fight the disease, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) warned today.
5-25 | MSF has handed over one of its largest projects for Somali refugees in Ethiopia. The number of refugees crossing the border has significantly gone down since the humanitarian crisis of last year. MSF initiated the project in Hiloweyn camp, one of the five refugee camps near to the border between Ethiopia and Somalia, in August 2011, at the height of the crisis.
4-30 | DR Congo: An alarming surge in malaria Chad: On the brink of a peak in malnutrition Paraguay: The scourge of the vinchuca Uzbekistan: Tuberculose shows resistance Haiti: Medical certificates for cholera patients
4-23 | MSF opens new HIV/AIDS clinic on India Myanmar border Last week, Médecins Sans Frontières （MSF） opened a new clinic in Moreh, a small rural town in Chandel district in the Indian state of Manipur that is on the border with Myanmar. The specialised clinic offers free medical treatment and counselling for people living with HIV/AIDS and drug resistant tuberculosis.