MSF TB Treatment in Mumbai, India

Opinion and Analysis

Opinion-Editorials from our spokespeople
Fetching water in the river in Mbire, Zimbabwe. Contaminated water can cause cholera.

To win the fight against cholera, the approach must be changed

Op-Ed 3 May 2024
A picture of an MSF vehicle in Sondela, Rustenburg
Access to Healthcare

As a country fighting to implement universal health coverage, SA is uniquely poised to challenge the UHC 2030 agenda

Op-Ed 21 Sep 2023
MSF, Doctors without borders, Eshowe Rural COVID-19 Response
Global health

How the upcoming Global Fund replenishment decides who will be saved in the face of the HIV, TB and malaria pandemics, and why the pledges on September 21 matter.

Op-Ed 16 Sep 2022
Access To Medicines

TRIPS non-waiver outcome highlights urgent need for domestic IP reform in South Africa

Op-Ed 6 Sep 2022
MSF Flag
Exclusion from Healthcare

A Dangerous Prognosis: Vulnerable migrants obstructed from getting essential maternal and child healthcare services due to Gauteng hospital payment policies and politics

Op-Ed 6 Sep 2022
MSF, Doctors Without Borders, Counter Terrorism
Armed conflict

Civilians and culprits: the impact of counter-terrorism measures on stigmatised populations

Op-Ed 1 Jun 2022
MSF, Doctors Without Borders, Malnutrition

Fighting malnutrition it’s about funding and sound strategies, not rocket science

Op-Ed 10 Dec 2021
The rapid addition of inexperienced staff in an emergency situation, as happened in many hospitals during South Africa’s second COVID-19 wave, can produce challenges, which MSF witnessed first-hand in the field hospital at Ngwelezana Tertiary Hospital in northern KwaZulu-Natal. In this 113 bed COVID-19 facility MSF and Department of Health staff worked side by side from 11 January. To bring order to a potentially chaotic situation, the appointment of an experienced nurse activity manager to organize the fac
Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic

In an unequal world, our response to COVID-19 cannot be one size-fits-all

Op-Ed 8 Dec 2021
With approximately 5.3 million people infected with HIV, South Africa has the highest number of people living with HIV/AIDS of any country. In November 2003, the South African government approved a new national HIV/AIDS plan that added life-extending antiretroviral (ARV) therapy to the existing protocol and set a goal of treating 600,000 people with ARVs by 2008.

Cryptococcal meningitis: This world AIDS Day it’s time to recognise an outsider

Op-Ed 30 Nov 2021