340 articles related to "antiretroviral medicines"
The past decade has seen remarkable progress in increasing access to antiretroviral therapy in resource-limited settings. Early concerns about the cost and complexity of treatment were overcome thanks...
In Medical Journals / Research Articles – Last updated 29 September 2011
Introduction 2011 marks the ten-year anniversary of two events that have helped shape people’s ability in developing countries to access quality, affordable medical care. First,...
Report – Last updated 20 December 2011
The Medicines Patent Pool recently signed its first licence with a pharmaceutical company, Gilead. MSF responded to the announcement but we now take a deeper look at the licence, as well as the benefits...
Briefing – Last updated 19 December 2011
Background Document on availability of WHO-recommended cryptococcal meninigitis drugs in South Africa
A closer look at availability of recommended cryptococcal meninigitis drugs: the case of South Africa Annually over 7,000 cases of cryptococcal meningitis are reported in South Africa; this number...
Briefing – Last updated 07 December 2011
At the 2006 International AIDS Conference (http://www.aids2006.org/), an impressive range of new therapeutic developments for HIV/AIDS were described. Several new drugs, and new drug classes (entry...
In Medical Journals / Research Articles – Last updated 28 November 2006
Multimedia – Last updated 05 December 2011
NAIROBI/ADDIS ABABA, Dec. 3, 2011 – As Africa’s AIDS Conference convenes in Addis Ababa tomorrow, efforts to combat HIV in sub-Sahara Africa are under serious threat because of a massive...
Press Release – Last updated 08 December 2011
“This commitment today is the shot in the arm that the global HIV/AIDS response needs right now. We hope this marks the end of donors walking away from supporting global HIV/AIDS, despite evidence...
Statements, Speeches, Letters – Last updated 01 December 2011
The thinnest of lifelines: An interview with MSF President, Dr. Unni Karunakara on MSF’s response to the funding crisis at the Global Fund
In 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...
Web article – Last updated 01 December 2011
Soon it will be necessary to explain to patients infected with HIV, simple and multi-drug resistant strains of tuberculosis, and to the mothers who each year loose their children to malaria, why big...
Op-eds & Articles – Last updated 01 December 2011