MSF & HIV/AIDS
Médecins Sans Frontières began providing antiretroviral therapy (ART) for HIV/AIDS in 2000 in Thailand, Cameroon and South Africa, to a limited number of people in urgent need of treatment.
Today, MSF treats 220,000 people in 23 countries, and some projects have been able to reach and maintain ‘universal access’ to treatment—defined as reaching 80 percent of the people in need for ART—in their districts.
Recent Related MSF publications:
- Distribution of Antiretroviral Treatment Through Self-Forming Groups of Patients in Tete Province, Mozambique
Tom Decroo, Barbara Telfer, Marc Biot, Jacob Maikere, Sergio Dezembro, Luisa Isabel Cumba, Carla das Dores, Kathryn Chu, and Nathan Ford
- New York Times: Sharing Burdens of Living With AIDS
- Improving Treatment Outcome for Children with HIV
Alexandra Calmy, Nathan Ford