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.
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
3-26 | Maternal health: Saving women's livesDadaab: Back to square oneTuberculosis: A constant battleSleeping sickness: A mobile team in central AfricaNovartis: The final act
3-23 | Alarming new data suggest that the global scope of multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB) is much more vast than previously estimated, requiring a concerted international effort to combat this deadlier form of the disease, the medical humanitarian organisation Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) said.
2-22 | In a report released today Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), the largest provider of HIV treatment in Myanmar (1), highlights the critical need for increased HIV and Tuberculosis (TB), including multidrug-resistant tuberculosis (MDR-TB), treatment in the country.According to the report, 85,000 people in urgent need of lifesaving anti-retroviral therapy (ART) in Myanmar are today unable to access it. Of an estimated 9,300 people newly infected with MDR-TB each year, so far just over 300 have been receiving treatment.