The introduction of free deliveries at a hospital in Lesotho drastically reduced maternal deaths during labor and delivery, making the intervention a cheap and highly effective public health measure
Health Minister Aaron Motsoaledi announced in his health budget vote speech delivered in Parliament on 23 July 2014 that South Africa will move to treating HIV-positive patients with anti-retrovirals (ARVs) at an earlier stage.
The fight against HIV/AIDS has been hailed as one of the most successful public health projects in human history, but teams from the international medical humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders (MSF) see the revolution as unfulfilled for millions of people excluded from treatment.
MSF has constructed a fully equipped 20-bed Waiting Mothers’ Lodge at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Roma, that will enable pregnant women to be close to health care services when they approach their...
Tests on new TB drugs have not yet been completed and some results have been worrying... Tuberculosis is a disease of the poor.
A first-of-its-kind study released today by Doctors Without Borders (MSF) maps progress across 23 countries on HIV treatment strategies.
A list of "Ten Stories that Mattered in Access to Medicines in 2011" was released today by the international medical humanitarian organisation Doctors Without Borders (MSF).
Because donor funding for global HIV/AIDS and the Global Fund has been declining, the Fund is in the most dire financial situation it has ever seen since its creation ten years ago.
Pharmaceutical giant Johnson & Johnson is putting the lives of people living with HIV at stake by refusing to participate in the Medicine Patent Pool.