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Scaling up diagnosis and treatment of drug-resistant tuberculosis in Khayelitsha
Since 2007, in response to the growing epidemic of drug-resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB) in Khayelitsha, Doctors Without Borders (MSF), the City of Cape Town and the Provincial Government of the Western Cape are carrying out a pilot project to provide treatment to DR-TB patients at the primary care level.
Patient -centered approach to drug resistant tuberculosis treatment in Khayelitsha
Increasing numbers of patients are being diagnosed with drug resistant tuberculosis (DR-TB) in Khayelitsha. Diagnosing and providing effective treatment to sufficient numbers of patients, the majority of whom are also HIV-positive, are central to reducing.
Achieving and Sustaining Universal Access to antiretrovirals in Rural Areas: The primary health care approach to HIV services in Lusikisiki, Eastern Cape
The HIV/AIDS programme in Lusikisiki, a partnership between Doctors Without Borders (MSF) and the Department of Health of the Eastern Cape, has managed to achieve universal access to antiretroviral therapy in one of the most under-resourced and disadvantaged areas of South Africa without compromising on quality.