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Help wanted! Confronting the health care worker crisis to expand access to HIV/AIDS

Doctors Without BordersĀ (MSF) began providing antiretroviral therapy (ART) in 2000 and has today reached over 80,000 people in more than 30 countries.

However, efforts to further increase access to treatment and maintain and improve quality of care are coming up against a wall due to the severe shortage of health workers. This is contributing to unnecessary illness and death.