408 articles related to "HIV/AIDS"
“I fell sick just after getting married. It was back in 2006, and I was working in Saudi Arabia. I went to the hospital and I found out I was HIV-positive there. At first I was shocked, I had...
Web article – Last updated 14 June 2013
In this briefing document, MSF calls for action at both international and national levels to address current shortcomings in the diagnosis and treatment of cytomegalovirus retinitis (CMVR). CMVR...
Briefing – Last updated 23 May 2013
Adverse events associated with nevirapine and efavirenz-based first-line antiretroviral therapy: a systematic review and meta-analysis
Introduction: Since 2002, the WHO has recommended either nevirapine (NVP) or efavirenz (EFV) as part of first-line antiretroviral therapy. These two drugs are known to have differing toxicity profiles,...
In Medical Journals / Research Articles – Last updated 16 May 2013
Everyday, 600 children and 4,000 adults die of a treatable and manageable disease. After decades of struggle against HIV/AIDS there is still an urgent need to do more to stop people dying needlessly....
Op-eds & Articles – Last updated 15 April 2013
Once considered a disease on the decline, the social and economic downfall that followed after the collapse of the Soviet Union has sparked an escalation of the TB epidemic in many post-USSR countries,...
Web article – Last updated 07 March 2013
Atlanta, 5 March 5 2013 -- At the 20th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections (CROI) in Atlanta, the international medical humanitarian organization Médecins Sans Frontières...
Press Release – Last updated 05 March 2013
In the first days of March, the governing body of UNITAID, the organisation financed mainly through a levy on air tickets, will decide on a new 4-year strategy. A 5-year evaluation1 praised UNITAID's...
Op-eds & Articles – Last updated 04 March 2013
As world leaders gather in Washington DC this week for the International AIDS Conference they will face the stark reality that we are only reaching half the people who are in urgent need of life-saving...
Op-eds & Articles – Last updated 27 July 2012
This year’s World AIDS Day has an ambitious theme: “Getting to zero.” This means: Zero new HIV infections, zero discrimination and zero AIDS-related deaths. Significant progress...
Op-eds & Articles – Last updated 30 November 2012
The theme of the 19th International AIDS Conference that took place in Washington, DC a few days ago was ‘Turning the Tide Together.’ It captured the inspiring optimism and momentum around...
Op-eds & Articles – Last updated 07 August 2012