Every day, we need to be putting more people on treatment than the day before.
Ivonne is a mother looking after four kids and a husband, in a village in northern Mozambique. Baking is the way she has chosen to push the family fortunes forward. “Don’t be afraid if you have HIV. We are all brothers and sisters together.”
MSF joined thousands of protesters at the International AIDS Conference in Washington DC, calling for governments and pharmaceutical companies to halt policies and practices that hamper access to medicines.d
AIDS activists, including MSF, took over a panel discussion on the future of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, TB, and Malaria at the International AIDS Conference.
The U.S. wants to make it easier to patent minor modifications of old medicines, regardless of whether they offer any therapeutic efficacy for patients.
The number of HIV-positive people in DRC is currently estimated at more than one million, but the country only has a 15 percent ARV coverage rate
Carmen Jose-Panti is HIV-positive. Her husband, Victorino, is HIV-negative. “She’s a part of me,” says Victorino, who loves his wife deeply and encouraged her to get tested for HIV when she started to show symptoms.
Viral load monitoring tests the effectiveness of a patient’s HIV treatment. It encourages and reinforces a patient’s adherence to treatment, and is a critical component to making treatment as prevention successful.
You’ll hear us use the phrase “treatment is prevention” often this week at the International AIDS Conference, so we thought we would explain what that means.
Veena Panchal is a mother in Mumbai who found out in 2002 that she was HIV positive. She is one of eight million people whose lives have been transformed by HIV/AIDS treatment.